Toddler Guitar Reviews: Find the bestselling toy guitars & other popular musical instruments for kids. These toy guitars are a great way to keep your little rock star entertained. They make nice sounds, have various built-in rhythms and have attractive designs.
Table of Contents
- Why Buy a Kids Guitar
- Kids Toy Guitar: Features
- Best Toddler Guitars
- B. Woofer Hound Dog Guitar
- Fisher-Price Dora the Explorer Tunes Guitar
- Little Tikes Pop Tunes Big Rocker Guitar
- Vtech 3-in-1 Musical Band / Kidiband
- Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Bubble Guppies: Fin-Tastic Guitar
- LeapFrog Touch Magic Rockin Guitar
- Fisher-Price Dora Singing Star Guitar
Why Buy a Kids Guitar
If you have someone in your family who plays the guitar or if your little one is showing inclination towards music, may be its time to get him/her a toddler guitar. You can read about the various kinds of guitars available for kids here.
Kids Toy Guitar: Features
Although these guitars are plastic-made and feature plastic keys/buttons, they do come with several features, including some advanced ones:
- Various rock guitar tones
- Flashing lights with various activity modes (play-a-tune, jammin songs, and so on)
- DJ scratch disc for mixing sounds
- Volume and on/off switch
- Various rhythm selections to add fun dance beats
Best Toddler Guitars
In case, you’re looking for toy guitars for toddlers (for them to have fun and to generate curiosity), here are some popular options.
Kids are definitely going to love these toy guitars, and it will be a great addition to their toy collection (although these are not meant for seriously learning music). Kids love pushing buttons and these one have lots of them that makes various kinds of sounds.
Take a look at these popular toddler guitars.
B. Woofer Hound Dog Guitar
Shaped like a hound dog (cute shape/design), this toy guitar is actually much more than a hound dog. Rock+Roll tunes, woofs and arfs, and other whammy sounds to keep your little one entertained. The melodies are familiar and cover various genres; it has three modes: acoustic, electric and “woof.” Comes with lots of pushing buttons that make various sounds. Although its a bit awkward to carry, it still entertaining for the kids.
Just press the doggy button and listen to the various peppy puppy songs. You can even choose your mood with the 3 play modes; acoustic, electric or hound dog. You also get a lyric music booklet (in case you don’t remember the lyrics). The guitar strings makes your child feel as if its a real guitar, press the strings and it plays chord progressions or pre-recorded songs. You can strum or play music with it and the buttons actually play different ‘notes’ and music.
Suitable for Ages 2 to 6 years. More than 20 familiar songs. True sampled melodic chords with beautiful tonal quality. Strings really strum so your child get the feel of a real guitar. Auto-off feature to conserve batteries. Dimensions: 18″ x 9.5″ x 3.75″.
Fisher-Price Dora the Explorer Tunes Guitar
The Fisher-Price Dora Mega Tunes Guitar gives your kids an opportunity to fall in love with music, especially girls who love ‘Dora’.
Suitable for kids aged three years and above, this toy guitar from Fisher-Price is of the right size for young children to hold and play.
This kids guitar is a good choice for kindergartens, playschools, and children’s rooms, because of its small size.
Little Tikes Pop Tunes Big Rocker Guitar
This Little Tikes toy guitar is a child friendly rock and roll guitar, aimed at 24 months plus kids. The Little Tikes Pop Tunes Big Rocker allows children to play either freestyle or with preset songs. Eventually these tunes may make you pull your hair out but either way they are child friendly songs that kids will enjoy. Gaining an appreciation of music at a young age is an added benefit that these toys bring.
The rocker allows children to play either freestyle or with preset songs. Eventually these tunes may make you pull your hair out but either way they are child friendly songs that kids will enjoy. Gaining an appreciation of music at a young age is an added benefit that these toys bring.
Key features: Simple and easy to use. Strum a note to play a song. Helps develop musical appreciation. Play existing songs or freestyle. Plays 5 kid-friendly versions of famous songs: message in a bottle by the police, Crazy little thing called love by queen, wild thing by the troggs, love shack by the b-52s, Allstar by Smashmouth.
Love the guitar? Why not complete the set? Little Tikes also offer other instruments including keyboard and drums meaning kids can start and entire band!
All in all the pop tunes big rocker guitar makes a great gift but is more aimed at the baby or younger child rock star! Parents may also enjoy and appreciate the included songs.
Vtech 3-in-1 Musical Band / Kidiband
The Vtech 3 in 1 musical band instrument is a great bargain as it includes 3 instruments (Piano, Drum and Guitar) for the price of one!
There are also three different music styles included which range from hip hop to jazz to rock and roll. A volume slider is included as well as a record function. The record function allows you to record music to the instrument so your little one can then play along to it in future. Read more…
Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Bubble Guppies: Fin-Tastic Guitar
Just press on the Gil, Bubble Puppy or Molly buttons to play various phrases and music. You can even strum the guitar strings to hear a song or step through the song at your own pace.
Key features of the Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Bubble Guppies Fin-Tastic Guitar: Has over 20 phrases and songs. Activate sound effects and phrases by pressing on Gil; Bubble Puppy or Molly. Kids can strum the guitar to hear a song or go at their own pace.
Children will definitely love rocking out to the Bubble Guppies Guitar. Its a Tough toy, plays music and sound clips (including the Bubble Guppies theme music). Toddlers will love this show, and the guitar. This is a great addition to any Bubble Guppies collection. If your little one loves the bubble guppies, he/she is going to love this guitar; it plays several songs from the show.
LeapFrog Touch Magic Rockin Guitar
From a brand that makes some popular educational toys, the LeapFrog Touch Magic Rockin Guitar has several musical features to keep your little one entertained. Its small in size but big on learning.
It helps to create musical awareness and also helps to build motor skills and confidence.
Here are the main features of the LeapFrog Touch Magic Rockin Guitar:
- For ages 3+ years
- Includes guitar, percussion and special effect sounds such as applause
- Ten different learning songs
- allows you to layer in sounds and create your own unique music
- Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog Learning Path for customized learning insights and ideas to expand the learning
- Its adorable, fun, and educational
- My kid loves to make drum sounds and add sound effects
- I like the lightness of the guitar and its ‘clap’ button
This guitar looks good, has great features, and there’s enough variety in the songs.
VTech KidiBeats Drum Set
Comes with a pair of drumsticks that can be used to tap the four different electronic learning drums. Your child can drum freestyle, or play along to nine pre-set songs in a variety of musical styles, or follow the lights on the drums to learn letters and numbers.
Rhythm Band Rockin Rhythm Bag
The Rhythm Band Rocking Rhythm Bag offers a great selection of rhythm instruments sized especially for young children. The set includes 2 maracas, a 4″ triangle, a pair of sand blocks, a tone block with mallet, a pair of rhythm sticks, cluster bells, wrist bells, and an automatic hand castanet.
LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet
The LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer is your personalized learning tablet, developed for kids between the ages 4 to 9 years, and is loaded with hundreds of games, apps, digital books, videos and flash cards. It includes a built-in camera, video recorder and a touch screen as well.
Fisher-Price Dora Singing Star Guitar
Key features of Fisher-Price Dora Singing Star Guitar: Play along with one of the several songs straight from Dora and friends. Access to over 20 songs, melodies, and phrases from the show providing endless fun. Strum the strings to create your own riffs. Listen to fun phrases from all your favorite characters. Includes a whammy bar for cool sound distortion.
Your little one can strum along to the songs, play guitar riffs and sounds, or use the whammy bar to add real rockin’ effects to the songs! You get a collection of over 20 phrases and tunes!