I have ALWAYS wanted to know how to whistle with your fingers. You know that piercing, loud whistle that can get everyone’s attention? Or call your family members from across a crowded field? I’ve always wanted to to know how to whistle loud like that!!
The good news is that how to whistle with your fingers actually super easy — I’ll show you how!
How To Whistle Loud — Practice Makes Perfect!
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to whistle with your fingers, I made a video to show you exactly how I do it. I guarantee you won’t be able to do it the first time, so don’t get discouraged. Just keep practicing and don’t give up!!
It only took about 5-10 minutes of practicing to get it right, but I nearly made myself pass out from practicing so much! I practiced until my cheeks hurt so bad I couldn’t do it anymore.
If you want to learn how to whistle loud, this video will show you exactly how to do it!
How To Whistle With Your Fingers
So to recap, here are my tips on how to whistle with your fingers:
- Press the tips of your thumb and forefinger together (like the “OK” sign).
- Press the tips of your fingers up against the tip of your tongue and curl your tongue back.
- Squeeze the corners of your mouth hard and tight against your thumb and forefinger.
- Wrap your lips around your fingers to make as small of an opening as possible.
Who loves outtake videos? If you had any doubts about how completely and utterly hopeless I am, here’s an outtake reel for the video above. I hate being on video, so there were a lot of outtakes! But I really wanted to show you guys how to do this trick because if I can learn how (as an adult) trust me, anyone can do it!
omg this works so well
I tried whistling like, five times before I found out how to move around my tongue and it got a slight whistle. This helped a lot. Thanks!
Turn your tongue backward and draw a circle together with your index finger and thumb. Touch the tongue and place your fingers in your mouth. Close your mouth and lips around two fingers and throw. Makes a whistling sound as you move your fingers and teeth. More information contact them.
After years trying, I was able to whistle in 5 minutes after whatching your video.
I’m sure if I keep training it will become louder, thank you so much for it.
After watching 5 tutorials this one made me succeed! Thanks
Yay!!! So glad it worked!!
Aww, I’m so sorry it didn’t work, keep trying, practice makes perfect!! :) Good luck!
I have a problem. I have no upper teeth due to dental issues, Does that mean I cannot whistle using my fingers. I have a dog and sometimes it would be very useful. I also have one arm which makes personally carrying a penny whistle more difficult. I have to be practicle.
God! i don’t think i wil be able to get this thing right
Too bad my dear
I haven’t got it yet but im trying
FINALLY! Stuck in quarantine and the dogs wont come when I call but they do when my wife whistles. I asked how she does it, studied her every move. She was little help, she’s 2 years old and much more feeble minded than me. “Practice” she said. I sounded like a dentist office during a serious suction issue. She’s a no finger whistler.
I decided if she learned it at 10 I could learn it at 54. When my own homeschooling and logic wasn’t working I turned to the internet and there you were. What I had spent 5 days on took 5 minutes! I kid you not. Applause arose from the kids and the dogs came right to the door. My day is complete and it’s on 10am.
Yay!! So glad it helped!!
Omg I’m learning too so fun
Oh my. I just sound like a big ol’ wind tunnel! All my dogs came running out of concern and made me laugh so hard. Thanks for this fun video. I will keep practicing when my husband is not home, and maybe some day I’ll surprise him with my whistle prowess. HA!
I thought it was time to learn a new skill so I chose finger whistling . Your tutorial was the best. After days of practicing, the whistles are getting quite loud. I will probably never use it in public but it amuses me that someone over 70 can finger whistle so I have a daily practice session.
That is so awesome Joyce!!! Congratulations!! :)
i threw my jaw out of joint i will keep trying
You’re adorable! This post is adorable! Let’s see if can finally do this whistle…
Hahaha!!! You are too kind!!! Did it work?? :)
Got it on the 11th try! You have no idea how long I’ve wanted to do this! Thanks for taking the time to teach us! (Loved your bloopers!)
I can this skill thanks
amanda, come to iowa and teach me.
I had learned to whistle loudly this way by using the little fingers of both hands but using one hand is much better so that you have a hand free. I was a teenager, lying in bed at night when I taught myself to do this and boy was my mom ever annoyed as I whistled in the dark!
I should have figured this one-hand method out myself but never bothered. Thanks for sharing it and I got it in about 3 minutes.
Yup, still can’t whistle.
Good explanation and nice video. Not a whistling pro yet, but it’s coming. Thanks!
Thanks for helping me to learn this awesome skill!
I GOT IT! YUSHH! In my third try I got a whistle! :D Thank you! I’m so happy! Now I can annoy my friends! :D
WOW, I have been hoping I can also whistle one day…. the Video cheered me, tried, but no results yet
I’m with Sheryl on this one (post # 33) :-)
Can DO IT! Thank you sooo much!
Thank you! You are the first person to explain it in a way that I understand! It did take my about 10 mins. I can finally whistle!! Thank you!! Amazing! Can you do a tutorial for regular whistling? Please :)
Yeah, I am already giving up. I don’t think I’m made for this one. On a side note, I just let out a regular whistle to see how loud I could make it and my dogs came running. Ha!
You are too cute! ;) I’m determined to learn to whistle this way, just to say I can! Thanks for the great tips!
I must be doing something wrong, because I feel like my nails are cutting into my tongue:( I also don’t feel like my tongue is very good at bending:) Oh well … I guess practice, makes perfect! Thanks for the interesting video!
Amanda, I’ve been a followers for years and this just might be the most amazing thing you’ve ever posted! Forget those mouthwatering recipes, beautiful fonts, breathtaking travel photos and great giveaways, lol!!! This. Is. Awesome. I’ve always wanted to know how to do this….off to practice right now. =)
OMG!! Me and my daughter laughed and spit so much trying this. I haven’t got it yet, but I’m not giving up!! Love this! Thank you!!!
I always wanted to do this! I love you videos. Keep them coming!
Ha, I love this! My mother-in-law is the world’s best whistler…now I’ll have to practice before she comes to visit for Christmas! Sharing this with her now :)
Yeah… no :( I’m going to put my failure down to having chubby fingers and a pierced tongue ROFL
I can sometimes produce a decent (fingerless) whistle – but not with any consistency ;)
I bet you can roll your rrrrrrrrrrrrrr’s too *so jealous*
Even though I fail – your video and instructions are clear and wonderful and for that I thank you!
Hey, thanks for taking the time to film a video on how to do that as I too have always wanted to be able to whistle like that. Dorky…hardly – you rock girl!!
You’re so cute!! I wanted you to know that I purchased one of the Lowell Ego lights on your recommendation, and I totally love it! Thanks!! :)
I adore you <3 :-)
My lips are getting chapped! (Lol)
Wow….great video. I tried doing it but forgot I had just painted my nails so now I have a nasty taste in my mouth. lol. This I will b practicing on and will learn to do it for my Christmas party next week in case I need to quiet down the crowd. :D Thanks Amanda. U look gorgeous by the way. Luv ur earrings. Happy Holidays !!!!!
I”m about to pass out I need more practice! I’ve always wanted to know how to do this. By the way I love your videos Amanda…so cool!
I am laughing so hard while trying this I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to learn how to whistle :-)
OMG!!! You are AWESOME!!
I wish I could tell you that NOW I CAN DO IT, but…no go. My Hubby and my dear Mother can do this, but even with you details, I still can’t! :-(
I am OKAY though. This is just one thing on my list that I cannot do! HAHAHA!
Thank you Amanda!!
You are a genius! I have tried to learn this for years and no one has been able to describe it clearly. I watched you and got it on the third try! It was the description of the lips that I needed!
Thank you! Happy whistling!
Can’t wait to try it! Always wanted to be able to whistle like that.
I did it!
Husband wouldn’t ever teach me.
So now, I don’t have to say, to him, “whistle really loud”!
You described it perfectly.
I’m so excited you taught me.
I can’t even whistle the regular way. My son and I will be trying this to see who can do it first!
I’m going to need a bib after trying so many times LOL!! I just can’t stop laughing and I look like a crazy cat lady sitting in my office attempting to do this. Perhaps I should do this in a secluded place. ^_^
Your whistling and Miley’s bark definitely got Kix’s attention! I’ll have to give this a try.
Thanks for the video!
Yes, yes, yes! I have always wanted to whistle, too. But, I’m thinking it’s going to take more than 5 to 10 minutes. I’ve already spent that much time and nada. Ah Oh…..dizzy – rest and try again later – Ha! I’m guessing that hyperventilating is not allowed……………………….
Can we get a makeup tutorial next? Your eye makeup is flawless!
Love these instructions. Tip: Try other fingers along with the thumb. It works best for me with my thumb and midfle finger.
I’m spitting everywhere!!!!! lol
HAHAHAA… glad I’m not the only one!
You are correct! I tried it only one time and failed. I mean, not even a slight whistle.
OMGoodness! I’ve wanted to be able to do this for SO long! I’ll be whistling all day practicing~ and laughing! Thanks so much! xo
I’ve always said that I wanted to learn how to do this. I’m the uniform Mom in my daughters’ band and there are so many times when I need to get the attention of 250+ kid. Off to practice. Thanks!
Well, I guess I know what activity I’m going to get wrapped up in today! I’ve always wanted to do this and given we’re going to have a house full of kids soon that are hard to wrangle, I must master this asap!
Can’t do it
You are toooooo funny! Love it! Good Job, off to practice….