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  • Writer's pictureYvanne Hayes

How to find the perfect instrument for Kids

Updated: Jul 10, 2022

Finding the right instrument for your child can be a daunting task. But don't worry, we're here to help! In this article, we'll discuss the following: what to look for when purchasing an instrument for a child, the different types of instruments available, how to choose the perfect one, and some tips on getting started. So read on and find the perfect musical gift for your young musician!

Wondering what is there to look for when purchasing an instrument? There's a lot to consider when purchasing an instrument for your child. For starters, think about the age and grade level of your child. If they're still in primary school, you probably don't need to worry about a very expensive professional quality instrument. If they're already in middle school or high school and are ready to play the viola, then you'll need to consider what kind of instrument they'll be playing. Do you want them to learn on a smaller, student-size instrument? A full-size professional instrument?

Types of instruments available: There are many different types of instruments to choose from. Here's a list of some of the most common ones:

Drums - Parents may be wary of buying a drum set for their child because of the noise factor. It might not be the quietest of instruments, but children love this instrument they can play with all of their limbs. There are electric drums and other solutions now in the market which brings down the volume of drums significantly, so you do not have to worry!

Ukulele - You can’t play the ukulele without a smile on your face! Try it with your child- it’s a given that will lead to smiles and liven up the atmosphere of any room. The ukulele is a perfect instrument to learn to play. Nylon strings make it easy to play and the instrument itself can be purchased at a low cost. Children will benefit from hand-eye coordination and be playing songs for weeks, or even days!

Guitar - Learning to play the guitar is easy! Kids also gravitate toward the cool factor that the guitar brings. This fundamental instrument teaches children the basics of music.

Trumpet - The trumpet is truly the ideal beginning brass instrument. Like the flute, students need to have the strength to hold their instrument in position for a long period of time.

How to choose the perfect one: In summary, the perfect instrument for your kid will depend on these factors. You need to consider the age of the student. If they're very young, you probably don't need to spend as much money, as there aren't too many great choices for them. Ask about their interests as well, and allow your kids to choose.

In conclusion, finding the perfect instrument for a child is a personal experience. There are many different options to choose from and each child is unique. It is important to take the time to find the right one for them and to make sure they are enjoying themselves. The best way to do this is by letting them try out different instruments and see what they like the best.

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