If your child is four years old, skip through to Activity 4. If your child is five years old and in Kindergarten, consider skipping the Listening module to Activity 1 in the Rhyming module. See Fast Track for more details.

1. Overview

Your child raises her hand while a sound is playing and lowers her hand when it stops. This introduces her to the practice of noticing and paying attention to a particular sound.
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A1: Start & Stop
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2. Materials

A smartphone or computer that can play the sounds below:
NOTE: There is no need to use all or even most of these sounds. Just pick a few that your child is familiar with. This game is about paying attention, not sound identification!