So nice to see you all today! NEW Activities from Today: (1) Elevator Elbow. Practice lifting the right elbow to take your imaginary friend up the different levels of the strings! Try your rhythms on different strings. (2) Rock ‘n’ Roll. Place your bow on the A string. Play “Mississippi Hot Dog.” Then STOP, rock…

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Way to go on learning so many new things today! Today’s NEW Activities: (1) Bow Song. Sing back and forth with your child: “Where is the bow frog?” “Where is the bow tip?” “Adjusting screw?” “Thumb rubber?” “Silver winding?” “Bow stick?” “Bow hair?” “Don’t touch the BOW HAIR!” (2) Violin String Song. (plucking the strings) Eek,…

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Nice work today in class again! Here are some of the new activities we did in class today: (1) Egg Carton Bowing. Place an empty egg carton upside-down on left shoulder, just like the violin! Then place the bow through one of the slots and practice bowing rhythms with a straight bow. (2) Bow Tunnels.…

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What a blessing to meet together today for our first class of 2020! Here are some activities to practice with your students this week: (1) Violin/Bow hand game. Draw a violin on their LH, and a bow on their RH. Quiz your student on which hand is which! (2) Rhythms. Clap and say rhythms! Down…

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So great to see you all this week! For May 20: Be thinking about what two pieces you want to play for our Virtual Recital on May 20. If you know already, have Mom or Dad send me an e-mail letting me know! NEW this week: Poco Players Encouragement Project Challenge – Due Wednesday, May…

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We were able to get through so many of our pieces today! Nice work! NEW this week: Be thinking about what two pieces you want to play for our Virtual Recital on May 20. If you know already, have Mom or Dad send me an e-mail letting me know! Check out our THSO Dropbox to…

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Excellent work today! Check out our THSO Dropbox to play along with the piano on some of our pieces! PLAY the Twinkle Bread (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? PLAY the Twinkle Peanut Butter (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? Continue our review exercises with your Practice Cards. Complete the Pickle Song/Monkey Song Coloring…

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Excellent job today! Check out our THSO Dropbox to play along with the piano on some of our pieces! PLAY the Twinkle Bread (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? PLAY the Twinkle Peanut Butter (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? Continue our review exercises with your Practice Cards. Complete the Pickle Song/Monkey Song Coloring…

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Nice job on Stepping Stones today! Check out our THSO Dropbox to play along with the piano on some of our pieces! PLAY the Twinkle Bread (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? PLAY the Twinkle Peanut Butter (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? Continue our review exercises with your Practice Cards. Complete the Pickle…

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Nice job on Stepping Stones today! Check out our THSO Dropbox to play along with the piano on some of our pieces! PLAY the Twinkle Bread (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? PLAY the Twinkle Peanut Butter (click for handout)–Can you play 2 a day? Continue our review exercises with your Practice Cards. Complete the Pickle…

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