Listening is a very good way of calming over-excited children down, so this scavenger hunt might make a useful end-of-party activity. You will need to be somewhere that children might hear these things, of course - if not you may want to change some of the sounds on the list below or make your own from scratch.
Sounds Scavenger Hunt
Here is a challenging scavenger hunt for you to try. It works with all ages, young and old, and could keep you going for a whole summer holiday, I think!
This is a very interesting way to play a scavenger hunt, and a great idea for encouraging children to observe carefully think about objects differently.