August 25, 2021 Homework Poco Players

Welcome to Poco Players 2021-22! We are excited about you beginning your violin journey this year!

Review these songs/activities with your student this week:

(1) Rest Position Song (sung to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”)

Rest position, feet in line.
Scroll in front is mighty fine.
Check your scroll cause it should be,
Peeking out at you and me.
Now it’s time to take a bow,
One and two and three is how. 
“Hello toes!”

(2) Violin Hand/Bow Hand game!

(3) Rhythms! Clap and say our Twinkle rhythms!
Twinkle Rhythms – Condensed
Twinkle Rhythms – One Rhythm per Sheet

(4) Violin String Name song

Eek, eek, eek! All the little
Ants, ants, ants! They are crawling
Down, down, down! Down into the
Ground, ground, ground!

(5) Bow parts song

Where is the bow tip? | Here is the bow tip!
Where is the bow frog? | Here is the bow frog!
Where is the adjusting screw? | Here is the adjusting screw!
Where is the thumb rubber? | Here is the thumb rubber!
Where is the silver winding? | Here is the silver winding!
Where is the bow stick? | Here is the bow stick!
Where is the bow hair? | DON’T TOUCH THE BOW HAIR!!!


Theory homework: Turtle Coloring Sheet (open string notes)

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