If you know me, I’m always on the lookout for a good 3/4 size guitar that kids will love. A few people have asked me about the Hola! HG-36SB Junior Acoustic Guitar and whether this is a good model for kids. I haven’t tried this guitar myself, but the reviews for the guitar are overwhelmingly
Obviously it is important for all kids to have access to instruments if it is something that they are interested in. Unfortunately musical instruments and lessons can be very expensive and out of reach for a lot of families. You may have looked into buying your child a guitar and found a lot of people
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 really young kids on (mainly due to its size), but it is a pretty good option for
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
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
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 just means that is it half the size of a full sized guitar so it is comfortable and easy to play for very young kids.
Buying a used guitar for a child who may or may not stick with lessons or learning on their own, can be a great option. A lot of kids are super keen to learn to play and insist on getting a fancy, new, top-of-the-line instrument, only to give it up weeks or months later, leaving