Kiddie Craft Demo Series

Based on Alan's Kiddie Craft (link in the footer), this series illustrates major concepts of Alan's approach but adapted for young pianists or any beginners really. It is an open framework for students and teachers and we welcome all the feedback.

Ongoing

person Alan Fraser

video_library 37 Episodes

schedule 2 hours 14 minutes 14 seconds

Updated: 3 years ago

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Episode 1

Kiddie Craft - Introduction

Alan talking about his latest project, a book for piano teachers and adult beginners

access_time3 minutes 32 seconds

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Episode 2

Lesson II-1-Meet Handy Harry

The main protagonist, Handy Harry

access_time4 minutes 25 seconds

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Episode 3

Lesson II-3-Handy Harry Slipping and Sliding

Slipping and sliding exercise, fourth arch of the hand, metacarpals

access_time4 minutes 44 seconds

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Episode 4

Different Quality of Strength

The hand is let go but there is a specific quality of touch and strength

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Episode 5

Lesson II-4-Handy Harry as Swamp Monster-Hello Louis Lumbrical

Story about the swamp monster hand

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Episode 6

Lesson II-5-Handy Harry Sticks his Bottom in the Air

The first part of this lesson is the same as the previous one – but after a few steps it will go in a different direction

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Episode 7

Lesson II-6-Handy Harry Folds Himself Up To Do a Somersault: Hello Freddie Flexor

This lesson bends the fingers in a completely different way.

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Episode 8

Lesson II-7-Freddie Flexor Helps Handy Harry Crawl like a Centipede

We also learn a difference between curling, flexing, bending and curving

access_time6 minutes 34 seconds

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Episode 9

Lesson II-9-Kiddie Craft

Kiddie Craft - Lesson II-9

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Episode 10

Lesson II-10-Kiddie Craft

Handy Harry and Rex Wrist

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Episode 11

Lesson III-1-Fingers Beckon-Come Here and Wave Bye-Bye

Group 3, lesson 1

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Episode 12

Lesson III-2-Louis Lumbrical Saves Handy Harry

from falling off a cliff

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Episode 13

Lesson III-3-Handy Harry Comes up Onto All Fours

Group 3, lesson 3

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Episode 14

Lesson III-4-Handy Harry on All Fours on the Keys

Group 3, lesson 4

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Episode 15

The Hand is a Bipartite Structure

Fingers/thumb and the wrist

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Episode 16

Lesson III-5-Handy Harry on the Trampoline

Group 3, lesson 5

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Episode 17

Lesson III-6-Handy Harry on the Keyboard Trampoline

Group 3, lesson 6

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Episode 18

Lesson III-7-Handy Harry is a Roly-Poly

Group 3, lesson 7

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Episode 19

Lesson III-8-Handy Harry Stands Up

Group 3, lesson 8

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Episode 20

Lesson III-9-Freddie Flexor Saves Handy Harry From Falling Off the Cliff

Group 3, lesson 9

access_time2 minutes 24 seconds

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Episode 21

Lesson III-10-Freddie Flexor and Louis Lumbrical Work Together

To pull Handy Harry up, group 3, lesson 10

access_time2 minutes 19 seconds

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Episode 22

Lesson III-11-Handy Harry Scratches His Leg

With his "fifth finger foot", group 3, lesson 11

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Episode 23

Lesson III-12-Handy Harry Slaps The Ground With His Foot

Group 3, lesson 12

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Episode 24

Lesson III-13-Handy Harry Launches Himself Forward

Group 3, lesson 13

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Episode 25

Lesson III-14-Handy Harry Revs His Legs

Group 3, lesson 14

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Episode 26

Lesson IV-1-The Woodpecker

Group 4, lesson 1

access_time3 minutes 32 seconds

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Episode 27

Lesson IV-2-Handy Harry Scratches His Other Leg With His Thumb Foot

Group 4, lesson 2

access_time1 minute 57 seconds

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Episode 28

Lesson IV-3-Thumb Rolling Handy Harry Does a Somersault

Group 4, lesson 3

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Episode 29

Lesson IV-4-Handy Harry Draws a Square on the Ground

Group 4, lesson 4

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Episode 30

Lesson IV-5-Handy Harry Draws Circles in the Air

Group 4, lesson 5

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Episode 31

Lesson IV-6-Reverse Opposition

Handy Harry Does Some Strange Sideways Rocking, Group 4, lesson 6

access_time3 minutes 29 seconds

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Episode 32

Lesson IV-7-Handy Harry-Alligator Makes a Big Yawn

Group 4, lesson 7

access_time4 minutes 52 seconds

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Episode 33

Lesson IV-8-Alligator Grows Some New Teeth

Group 4, lesson 8

access_time2 minutes 31 seconds

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Episode 34

Lesson IV-9-Tom Thumb and the Articulated Screwdriver

Group 4, lesson 9

access_time10 minutes 54 seconds

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Episode 35

Tom Thumb Helps Handy Harry Take Some Giant Steps

Group 4, lesson 10

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Episode 36

Tom-Freddie and Louis Help Handy Harry

Take Even BIGGER Steps, Group 4, lesson 11

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Episode 37

The Handy Harry Leg Slide Exercise

Group 4, lesson 12

access_time4 minutes 28 seconds