The Taylor GS Mini occasionally comes up as a starter guitar for kids, presumably because it is considered a travel-sized guitar (meaning that it is smaller than a full size). Travel guitars are often ¾ size, which is a nice size for smaller kids. The GS Mini wouldn’t be my first choice as a children’s beginner..
If you are interested in a 3/4 size classical guitar, one option is the Fender MC-1 3/4 Nylon Acoustic Guitar. It is a great instrument if you are looking for a smaller size, classical style for a child in the 8 to 12-year-old age range. Some users will love that they can get a Fender..
The Martin LX1 is a gorgeous 3/4 size acoustic guitar that would be a great starter instrument for young kids who are between ages 7 to 10 and who are taking lessons. The other model that is comparable to the LX1 is Taylor Guitar Baby Taylor model. The LX1 is part of the Little Martin LX..
PROS: 3/4 Size, Excellent Quality, Durable, Great for Lessons OVERVIEW: The FG JR2 is a great starter guitar for kids ages 7 to 11. Yamaha is known for its quality instruments, and this model is no exception, not only is it incredible value for the price you are paying, the sound is excellent. The 3/4..
Children who are starting guitar lessons need to have a good quality, easy to play guitar that is the right fit for their size and age. Guitar lessons aren’t cheap, so it is well worth spending some time finding the right guitar for your child that will help make learning to play the best experience..
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Rogue Starter Acoustic Guitar recently. It comes up fairly frequently as a good starter guitar for kids. It isn’t an instrument I that would personally choose to start any young kids on (mainly due to its size), but it is a pretty good option for kids..
We’ve been getting some emails asking about bass guitars for kids. Bass isn’t nearly as popular as a starting instrument, but if your kid is looking for a bass, there are some cool ones available. You may have to look a little harder to find them, but some basses are perfect for kids. What is the..
PROS: Small 3/4 size is great for kids ages 8+. Relatively lightweight for a solid body. Nice looking high gloss finish. Excellent price for what you are getting. CONS: Since it is short scale it will go out of tune easily unless you change to a heavier gauge string. Some reports of issues with the..
SUMMARY: The Yamaha GL1 Guitalele is a really interesting instrument. Like the name suggests, it is a combination of a guitar and a ukulele. It has the 6 strings of a standard guitar (ukuleles have 4 strings) and has the small size and the unique sound of a ukulele (although you can tune it to..
Check Pricing at Guitar Center PROS: Comes in fractional sizes so it will fit very young kids (as well as older). It is durable, fun to play and stays in tune well (after the strings have stretched). CONS: Since it has nylon strings, it takes a week or two of tuning it once a day..