Many studies have been conducted ,and many more are still being done, about the benefits of music education to children. Children who play a musical instrument are said to have more self-discipline, better academic skills and a happier disposition. Guitars are especially popular to young children perhaps because there are many well-known guitarists to influence them. Here are "The Top 5 Beginning Guitar Method Books for Children" to guide your young guitarist on the road to music learning.
A beginning guitar method book specifically written for young learners. Kids will be inspired to learn as they are guided by three cute characters. They will learn about music symbols, chords, reading notes and playing single-note melodies to name a few. A cd is included for added help and lessons.
From Mel Bay Publications, this book is filled with imaginative illustrations that will help teach kids about chord playing and note reading. It includes a cd which features the author himself for further learning.
Written by Andrew Scott and Gary Turner. This method book and accompanying cd helps young beginners learn about the basics of guitar playing.
Published by the FJH Music Company. This primer book with cd will get your young musicians revving to learn.
From the Usborne Books Learn to Play Series. It has step by step guides, tips and lessons for children 11 years old and above.