If you got your kid a guitar for their birthday and they don’t know where to start, this list of 11 easy guitar songs for kids is a great resource.
I learned to play guitar when I was 15, so the songs I started out with were songs I heard on the radio or songs that I really, really loved. This probably made my life a little more difficult since I didn’t start with the easiest options, but I learned a lot in a pretty short period of time since I was dedicated. I think playing an instrument at a young age is a great skill because it develops your creativity and dedication. I tried to play the viola when I was in fourth grade and gave up in about a week. I often wonder where I’d be now if I had continued playing, but then I remember the neck pain and I’m glad I stopped. Sure, learning guitar made my fingers hurt (sometimes bleed), but it was well worth it. I felt extremely impressive.
There are a few things anyone needs to know when they’re first starting out with guitar, like riffs, chords, and scales. If you’re looking to learn acoustic guitar specifically or you want a few more songs to add to your collection, take a look at the 10 Easiest Acoustic Guitar Songs to Play. When you start out, your fingers might hurt, and your kid might complain about this, but it’s no reason to give up because the outcome is worth it. Learning anything take a lot of dedication.
When it comes to songs, there are a lot of different genres to take a look at, and kids might not like all of them. To compile this list, I checked out Andrew (YouTube: kidsguitarzone) and some other channels online that provide guitar lessons for recommendations. These are proven to be beneficial to kids who want to start out playing guitar. These songs span many genres, so there’s a little something for everyone.
Without further ado, here are the 11 easy guitar songs for kids: