Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Now I Know My ABC’s ~ v is for violin

It's time for some fun alphabet crafts!! We hope you enjoy these! If you are new, you can visit our ABC webpage to find links to any other letters we have done, letters (with books listed) coming up, as well as all the fun crafty letters we have been working on. Be sure to check it out!


Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin by Llyod Moss

Summary: A fun introduction to classical music for your little one. Listen along as the violin goes ‘zin, zin, zin’ and


 What You’ll Need:

  • light and dark brown foam sheets
  • scissors
  • glue or glue dots
  • pencil for tracing
  • black pen for decorating


How to Make the ‘v’ for violin:

  1. Cut out a lowercase ‘v’ from a piece of brown foam sheet. To make the letters go along with the uppercase letters we’ve done in the past, this letter was cut from a piece of foam that was about 3” x 4”.
  2. Cut the body of the violin out of brown foam. We used a piece that was about 9 inches tall and 6 inches wide. I drew one side of the violin on a sheet of paper and folded it half and cut
  3. Cut out a bow for your violin.
  4. Draw the scrolls and decorate your violin. You can see a great picture of a violin here
  5. Draw the strings on your violin…I {ahem} accidentally drew five, but there are only four on a violin. :)
  6. Glue on your letter ‘v’ to the front of the violin.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great craft as usual Jolanthe :-)