I did this by rattling a pet pen - one of those fold-out railing things you use to keep pets ...
A few sounds made by scratching a metal mesh dome.
A recording of shaking a bag of scrabble tiles.
Rainstick recorded with a stereo matched-pair of AKG C-214 microphones in a studio.
An eraser sliding across the chalk tray.
The sound of exploding ants, as if being fried by a child's magnifying glass.
Putting cereals in a bowl recorded on DAT (Tascam DAP-1) with a Rode NT4 by G de Courtivron.
A hot pan is placed in a tub of cold water. Recorded on a Zoom H4n. Note: You are free ...