Not sure what to get your children for the holidays? Get them into music! It’s never too early to bring your kids the gift of music. They don’t have to be your kids of course! Students, cousins, nephews and nieces; these gifts are perfect. They’re simple, fun, and will give them the great gift of all: music! So check out these 5 perfect music gifts for children and let us know what you think about them in the comments below. Also check out our other holiday gift guides and 5 great gifts for guitarists.
5. BandFuse– $69.99
If your child is trying to learn guitar, investing in BandFuse might not be such a bad idea. It feels like a video game with challenges and rewards to encourage practicing, but it will actually teach them how to play guitar. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can pick up a song. This is the future of learning music, and you can even read our review on the game to get a better opinion.
4. Build your own ukulele – $38.33
Building projects are great for kids, especially when the finished result is something they can use. Don’t just buy your child an instrument, help them create one. Then they can play away on the fully-playable ukulele.
3. Kids Playable Bagpipes – $14.16
Looking to get your kids into the more traditional side of music? These mini playable Bagpipes are great for kids to have fun with and getting into a different side of music. It comes with a reed so it is completely ready to play. Discover your heritage with your kids and get to making some music.
2. Meinl NINO526 Shake ‘N’ Play Game – $29.50
This is the same premise of memory match, only you need to use your ears. You pick up a shaker, listen and try to find the corresponding shaker. This fun game is great for parents to play with their children and you might be surprised by how tough it is.
It’s impossible to stop your kids from hitting stuff, but it might not be so bad if it made music. You just whack the tube against a hard surface and get a sound. Different surfaces produce different sounds. It’s tons of fun discovering all the sounds they can make! Just be careful when you tell your kids to start whacking the tubes, things can get out of hand pretty easily.