Child with ear muffs on at concert

Noisy Planet resources can help you incorporate healthy hearing messages into your family’s daily routine.

Teach Your Children About Hearing Loss Caused by Noise

  • Learn about the different types of hearing protectors, from ear plugs to ear muffs.
  • Find teachable moments to begin a conversation about hearing loss and noise.
  • Pick up a few quick tips to help maintain a quiet home.
  • Read about how parents can teach children who live or work on a farm prevent noise-induced hearing loss.
  • Use our resources to help remind your children about how loud some common sounds can be.

Read Up on Noise in the News

Learn more about the sounds around us and how they can affect our hearing.

  • What makes mammals’ ears special? Learn some fun facts and read interesting stories about our noisy planet in Have You Heard?
  • Sign up for our email newsletter. Get information on noise-induced hearing loss sent directly to your inbox.

Get Noisy Planet Materials

Use our free materials—bookmarks, posters, fact sheets, and other products—to encourage healthy hearing habits with your children.

Learn How to Use This Website with Your Children

Use our free resources to help you engage with your children, and spread the word about hearing protection with our Images to Share.

Last Updated Date:

August 17, 2016