At-Home Craft: Make Your Own French Horn

It’s craft time! Join Sarah from the Seattle Symphony’s Education & Community Engagement team as she shows you how to make your own French horn.

What you’ll need

  • Printed French Horn template
  • Coloring supplies
  • Yarn or Ribbon (ask a trusted adult to help you measure and cut it to 6 feet)
  • Measuring Tape or Ruler
  • Tape

Steps to make your French horn

  • Print the French Horn template
  • Color your French horn
  • Tape the end of your 6 feet of ribbon or yarn to the mouthpiece
  • Wind the ribbon or yarn around the French horn and tape as you go
  • Try to twist and tape the entire 6 feet of ribbon inside the French horn shape
  • Trace the yarn or ribbon with your finger to feel all 6 feet of tubing!

Don’t have a printer, yarn, or coloring supplies? No problem!

Check out this website where you can color your French horn online for free.

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Posted on April 1, 2020