Posts Tagged With: Songs for littlies

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star for Beginner Violin

One of my littler students proudly informed me today that she had volunteered to play violin with their class.  They were going to sing ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ in German and she was going to play the melody with them on the violin. One slight problem (only very minor)…we haven’t started fingers yet.  We’re nearly &hellip Continue reading »

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Chit Chat Duet – for beginner violin students

I whipped up a violin duet for my young violin students to play together.  They’re about to learn ‘fingers’, so I thought this would be a perfect opportunity for revision, to make sure those bows are definitely hitting the correct strings.  They love to play together, so we’re going to have lots of fun doing &hellip Continue reading »

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Violin Cutout for Beginner Students

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, &hellip Continue reading »

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Head, Shoulders, Knees and…SURPRISE!

I have sung this with my 4-5 year old students, and they love it.  It’s great for when they’re getting just a little bit restless, their arms are getting sore and we just need to do an action song.  I whip this one out (he is usually all set up ready to go anyway), then &hellip Continue reading »

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“Dah da da dah is fun to do”

There is a song in the LDS Children’s Songbook called “Fun to Do” on page 253 (can also be found here: ‘Singing a Song is Fun to Do’ lyrics and mp3) The lyrics are:- Sing-ing a song is fun to do, Fun to do, to do, to do! Sing-ing a song is fun to do, &hellip Continue reading »

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