If you would like to calm your students in class with a background noise, here is Noisliweb tool for you.
Noisli is a web tool where you can use it as a background-noise generator or as a color background creator that “brings you the healthy benefits of the chromotherapy.” You can listen to the rain, wind, a camp fire, thunder storms, water streams. The web tools also lets you mix and match different kinds of background noise at once. You can also set the time to fade out the audio.
The concept is simple yet brilliant. You can use this web tool to create a relaxing atmosphere during writing activities, role playing or you can use this tool as a settle down activity. You can make children listen to the sounds and write the story behind it.
cross-posted at ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org
Özge Karaoğlu is an English teacher and educational consultant in teaching young learners and teaching with web-based technologies. She is the author of Minigon ELT book series, which aims to teach English to young learners through stories. Read more of her ideas about teaching English through technology and Web-based tools at ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org.