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The String Family of Instruments

 

Activity Sheets:

Assessment sheet: Name the instruments, parts, facts

The String Family - blank for colouring/ cartooning

 

 Music to our Ears - Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

 

Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending

The Violin

Activity Sheets:

Label the Violin/ Viola - differing levels of challenge!

Draw a Violin - step by step drawing the instrument bit by bit

How Many Violins? - Early Years/ Y1/ Y2 activity. Find the instrument, write the name

 

The Viola

Activity Sheets:

Colour the Viola/ Violin: what it says on the tin

 

The Cello

This is a very famous piece for the cello...but which animal do you think it is describing? Click on the animal to find out if you're correct!
 

 

Activity Sheets:

Colour the Cellos: Early Years/ Y1/ Y2 activity

Draw you playing the cello!

 

The Double Bass

 

 

This is a very famous piece for the Double Bass...but which animal do you think it is describing? Click on the animal and check if you're correct!
 

 

Activity Sheets:

Colour the Double Bass

 

Label the violin...

 

Label the violin Bow parts...

The Violin - labelled...

The Violin Bow labelled...

 

An introduction to the Violin...

 

 

Violin in a different way...

 

An Introduction to the Viola...

 

 

Viola in a different way...

 

Ed Sheeran Perfect - original

How much is this viola?!

 

Full story here on the New York Times website...

The Cello...

 

Jacqueline du Pre Cellist 1967 recording...epic!

 

The Swan by Camille Saint-Saens played by Yo-Yo Ma

 

 

 

The '2Cellos' performing slightly differently...! 

The Double Bass - an introduction.

 

 

Camillle Saint Saens - The Elephant from Carnival of the Animals 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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