Here are a couple of my favorite photos of children in all my pre-school classes learning how to hold the violin! Everyone learned, from the youngest to the Kindergartners.
“I Can Hold the Violin”
In five easy steps, you can hold the violin. And in three easy steps, you can hold the bow. Then what? Play six beginning violin sounds. Learn the names of the four strings. Place each finger on each string. There are Music Reading Readiness symbols for each sound, and Composing Cards so you and your child can create your own original musical patterns.
It is so wonderful to have you here to make music with me today.
Please choose a category to share music with your child.
You Are Your Baby’s First Music – for 0-2 year olds
Chants, Songs, Fingerplays, Wiggle Songs, Percussion Level 1, Percussion Level 2 – for 3-5 year olds.
Piano, Violin, Guitar, Xylophone begins after Percussion Level 1.
Music Stories employ Music Reading Readiness symbols as you read the story.
Just Rhythm applies to all musical instruments beginning with Percussion Level 1.
“For Parents” gives you Musical Parenting Tips.
Teacher Training introduces each module and how to teach it.
Music and Book Fair – Bring the Music and Book Fair to your pre-school or organization.
Newsletters share each new Music Book.
Thank you so much for making music with me today. You are a wonderful musician.
© 2013 Kathryn Hardage
“I have a musical mind, musical indeed.”–Kacky Muse firstname.lastname@example.org www.MusicandBooksforChildren.com