Violin Cutout for Beginner Students

Posted by on May 4, 2011

Laurie Niles of violinist.com has created a small violin cutout to go with her ‘Rest Position Song’ that she teaches beginner violin students.  She teaches at a school where the students learned to take care of an ‘egg carton’ violin to begin with.  Then they progressed to ‘real’ violins.

I haven’t made an egg carton violin yet, but it might be a great idea as a craft activity to do at home.  I have however, given a copy of the cutout to my younger students to colour in and to name the parts of the violin.

To print out a copy of the violin cutout, click here: http://www.violinist.com/teaching/violin_cutout.pdf

To view Laurie Nile’s site with pictures of her students’ ‘egg carton’ violins, and their ‘real’ violins, click here: http://www.violinist.com/mckinley/

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