Koosh Ball

Tina said: Jan 26, 2018
Tina Figliomeni
Suzuki Association Member
Vaughan, ON
5 posts

I am a new teacher from Toronto, Canada. I am wondering if anyone knows where you can find kid size koosh balls to use with beginners.

I have tried at Mastermind Toys and I believe it is too large for their hands.

Any ideas are welcome.


Lori Bolt said: Jan 27, 2018
Lori BoltPiano
San Clemente, CA
262 posts

Amazon has mini “porcupine balls”, but at 1 inch they may be too small.
I’ve seen similar in the dollar bins at Target here in the US and Dollar Stores.

Lori Bolt

Rhonda said: Jan 28, 2018
Suzuki Association Member
Edmonton, AB
13 posts

You can check out these ones from Scholar’s Choice:

Julie said: Jan 29, 2018
Julie Mae
Suzuki Association Member
Violin, Viola
Apple Valley, CA
11 posts

What do you use the koosh balls for?

Elizabeth Erb Sherk said: Jan 30, 2018
Suzuki Association Member
33 posts

Hand position, wiggling fingers, soft hand formation, natural hand position…Singing all the twinkle rhythms to finger numbers as I let my forearm hold my hand over the keyboard. Then I put the ball on the desk and play the twinkles on the piano keyboard with that same “over they keyboard, fingers dangling from knuckle mountains,, etc. etc.” It is a warm-up exercise for Book 1 piano players.

Elizabeth Erb Sherk said: Jan 30, 2018
Suzuki Association Member
33 posts

Look up Koosh Balls on google. You will find several suppliers I am sure.

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