Updated November 2, 2017: We’ve gone over this article to make sure it’s still up-to-date and relevant (which it is!) If you’re looking at this guitar, you might also want to read about another new, similar guitar from Epiphone, the SL1. The Les Paul Junior is an excellent full-sized beginner guitar for kids ages 11+.
The Squier by Fender Affinity Telecaster is a great full-sized guitar for a teen that is looking to make their first guitar purchase. Electric guitars come in a lot of different shapes the four most popular are the Stratocaster, the Telecaster, the Les Paul, and the SG. Telecasters are a pretty simple yet classic design
The Yamaha C40 Gigmaker Classic Guitar Package is an excellent value starter package if you are looking for a classical (nylon stringed) guitar for a child who is in the 11 to 12-year-old range or older. The C40 is a full-size model, so you don’t want to get this instrument for children younger than 11
The Bullet Strat is a good choice if you are looking for an affordable and practical model that is a perfect first guitar for teens and kids ages 12 and up. It is a full sized guitar by Fender’s budget brand Squier that has the classic Stratocaster styling of a ‘real Fender’ but without the