Tips on buying your childs first guitar
Buying your child’s first guitar can be confusing so we have put together a simple video to help you pick the right guitar.
Measure your child’s height.
Match their age and height to our simple chart.
TIPS FOR BUYING A CHILDS GUITAR
It’s usually recommended by guitar tutors that children learn to play on a nylon string guitar. The reason for this is that the fretboards are slightly wider, making it easier for children to place their fingers. The nylon strings are also kinder to their fingers, making it easier for them to learn
Most children learn to play guitar when they are between 7 and 11 years old. This means in most cases a three quarter sized (3/4) or 36 inch guitar will be the best fit.
You get what you pay for! There are so many intricate factors that go in to the construction of a guitar and quite simply, the more you pay, the better the guitar will play and sound.
Have a look at the excellent range of Stretton guitars, they come with everything your child needs to learn to play.