Whether your kid is a beginner musician or the next Jimi Hendrix, there are plenty of musical instruments for kids out there that make great gifts. We've put together this kids gift guide to help you find the perfect musical gifts for your children.
These Kala Dolphin and Shark Ukuleles are some of our most popular models for kids. Featuring quirky bridges shaped like creatures from the sea, these Makala soprano ukuleles are available in a wide variety of colors and are an excellent introduction to the world of music.
If you have a younger child that has shown interest in the electric guitar, a Squier Mini Strat might be the perfect fit. These scaled-down guitars make it easy for children to learn and play without sacrificing sound or quality. Our guitar bundles include everything your young one needs to start playing right away.
Looking for a smaller scale acoustic guitar...then the Yamaha JR2 3/4-Size Acoustic Guitar in Natural or Tobacco Sunburst is the perfect instrument for any young musician. With a Rosewood fret, decorative pickguard, and Mahogany back and sides, the JR2 offers a beautiful look. Also includes a gig bag, prefect for shows, campfires, road trips and more.
With over 140 years of toy piano experience, Schoenhut is the trusted name for any youngster beginning their journey to performance pieces. This Schoenhut 30-Key Fancy Baby Grand in Black is perfect for children three and up. With mesmerizing sounds and the proper width keys to promote finger placement for larger pianos in the future, a Schoenhut makes the perfect gift. Priced around $120, this Baby Grand is chic, educational, and durable.
The 44-key Casio SA-76 Mini Keyboard offers children the essentials for playing those first tunes. The mini keyboard offers 100 tunes, 50 rhythms, and 10 integrated songs. Also includes LC display and organ mode for easy transitioning. Price just below $60 for a bundle including educational stickers, an instructional book and a DVD, its an easy "Yes!" for any young musician. For a different Casio kid-friendly keyboard, check out the Casio LK-265 Lighted Keys Keyboard bundle.
The final item on our list is sure to engage even the most musically gifted of children. The Moog Theremini is a touch-free synthesizer whose frequency and volume is controlled by waving your hands relative to two antennas. This unique instrument can create a wide variety of interesting sounds.