Gibson is the second biggest guitar company in the world (behind Fender), and they’re well known for making very expensive, fancy guitars, especially their Les Paul line. If you walk into a guitar store looking to spend $3000, there’s a good chance you’ll walk out with a Gibson, and more than likely, it’ll be a..
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..
For anyone who is looking for a beginner electric guitar package for a child, a decent budget option is the SX RST. You can get this series in a 1/2 size, 3/4 size or even full-size instrument. I wouldn’t recommend the full-size guitar because I think there are much better options available. For kids ages 5..
If you are looking for a budget classical starter kit for a child to learn on, the Valencia Classical Kit 1 1/2 Size is a decent option. It goes for under $50, and it includes a gig bag and an instructional DVD. It is pretty hard to get a guitar for under $50 that is..
This Valencia guitar is a decent choice if you are looking for a budget nylon string package for children who are ages 7 to around 10 or 11. It is a 3/4 size model, which means that it is three quarters the size of a full-sized guitar. ¾ size models are perfect for younger kids because..
The Barcelona 30-Inch 1/2-Size Nylon String Classical Acoustic is a decent budget option for kids aged 4 to 8. As its name says, it is a 1/2 size model, which means that is it half the size of a full sized guitar, so it is comfortable and easy to play for very young kids. It..
The Epiphone DR-100 is a good option as a reliable, great sounding and inexpensive starter guitar for a teen or kid age 12 and up. The DR-100 is made by Epiphone, which is a sub-brand of Gibson, who use it to put out the budget designs of their more high-end guitars. So with the DR-100,..
If you are on a tight budget and you are looking to get the most bang for your buck for your child or teens first full-sized acoustic guitar, your best bet is the Jasmine S35. This model costs around $100 but plays like a guitar in the $300 price range. It’s well built, has great..