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Learning to Listen Through Sound Fun

Learning to Listen Through Sound Fun

Parents help children expand their listening skills by pointing out sounds. Toys, animals, actions, vehicles and other sounds can be explored when they occur. Families can also identify different sounds for their child to notice in their daily routine. Therapists may suggest specific sounds for listening experience. The list below can be used to create listening opportunities. Listening is fun to do together.

Learn listen through sound fun
Toys
Bubbles pop pop
Clown ha, ha, ha
Doll wa, wa, wa
Shovel dig, dig, dig
Top round and round
Animals
Bear gr-gr
Bird tweet, tweet
Cat mmmeeeeooww
Chick buk, buk, buk
Cow mmmoooo
Crow caw, caw
Dog bow wow, woof woof
Duck quack, quack
Horse (click tongue)
Monkey hee, hee
Owl hoo, hoo
Pig oink, oink
Rabbit hop, hop, hop
Rooster cock-a-doodle-doo
Sheep baa, baa
Snake sssssssssss
Actions
Airplane aaahhh
Cowboy yahoo
Drip plop, plop
Eating mmm
Falling down ouch
Knock knock, knock
No no, no, no
Raining pitter, patter
Rocking la, la, la
Running gg-g-g- gggoooo
Santa ho, ho,ho
Sleeping sssshhhhh
Slide whee
Up up, up, up
Walk walk, walk, walk
Wave bye bye, bye
Wind whoosh
Vehicles
Ambulance woo, woo, woo
Boat p, p, p, (whisper)
Bus bu, bu, bu
Car beep, beep
Helicopter wapa, wapa, wapa
Siren oowar, oowar
Train ch ch ch oo
Truck bbrrr

Adapted from:
Estabrooks, W. (Ed.). (1998). Cochlear Implants for Kids. Washington, DC:Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf. Wilson, K. (2004, Oct.). Listen up! A model of auditory learning, games, activities, strategies, & techniques for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Presentation. Norfolk, VA.

Learning to Listen Through Sound Fun

Parents help children expand their listening skills by pointing out sounds. Toys, animals, actions, vehicles and other sounds can be explored when they occur. Families can also identify different sounds for their child to notice in their daily routine. Therapists may suggest specific sounds for listening experience. The list below can be used to create listening opportunities. Listening is fun to do together.

Learn listen through sound fun
Toys
Bubbles pop pop
Clown ha, ha, ha
Doll wa, wa, wa
Shovel dig, dig, dig
Top round and round
Animals
Bear gr-gr
Bird tweet, tweet
Cat mmmeeeeooww
Chick buk, buk, buk
Cow mmmoooo
Crow caw, caw
Dog bow wow, woof woof
Duck quack, quack
Horse (click tongue)
Monkey hee, hee
Owl hoo, hoo
Pig oink, oink
Rabbit hop, hop, hop
Rooster cock-a-doodle-doo
Sheep baa, baa
Snake sssssssssss
Actions
Airplane aaahhh
Cowboy yahoo
Drip plop, plop
Eating mmm
Falling down ouch
Knock knock, knock
No no, no, no
Raining pitter, patter
Rocking la, la, la
Running gg-g-g- gggoooo
Santa ho, ho,ho
Sleeping sssshhhhh
Slide whee
Up up, up, up
Walk walk, walk, walk
Wave bye bye, bye
Wind whoosh
Vehicles
Ambulance woo, woo, woo
Boat p, p, p, (whisper)
Bus bu, bu, bu
Car beep, beep
Helicopter wapa, wapa, wapa
Siren oowar, oowar
Train ch ch ch oo
Truck bbrrr

Adapted from:
Estabrooks, W. (Ed.). (1998). Cochlear Implants for Kids. Washington, DC:Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf. Wilson, K. (2004, Oct.). Listen up! A model of auditory learning, games, activities, strategies, & techniques for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Presentation. Norfolk, VA.