Invent the Forgotten Instruments

"Name that Sound" Listening Game

Let's play a sound guessing game! Click on the "Name that Sound" slideshow and follow the directions to play the game.

Name that Sound

Unusual Instruments

Watch the following videos of some unusual instruments or ways to use objects to produce sound. How are sounds produced on each of these instruments or objects? Do you remember the four families of instruments? What family do each of these instruments belong to? Check the answers at the bottom of the screen to see if you are correct.



Trumpet=brass family

Kitchen Stomp=percussion family

Carrot clarinet=woodwind family

Earth Harp=string family

WebQuest by Amanda Spires: amanda.spires@dc.k12.mn.us