Teach Your Kids Guitar
Teach Your Kids Guitar (TYKG) includes everything you'll need to ensure success in teaching guitar to your child. With your purchase of TYKG you'll receive:
- Parent Instructional Materials
- Learning Activities/Practice Tools
- Children's Song Collection
- Standard Notation Workbook
- Play-Along Tracks
- Video Tutorial Library
Children's Song Collection
Our collection includes folk songs, nursery rhymes, patriotic songs, children's standards and more. We've selected the songs kids know and love - and ones that are traditionally recognized around the world as perfect for musical growth and development.
Songs include "Alphabet Song," "Bingo," "Eensy Wensy Spider," "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow," "If You're Happy and You Know It," "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," "Hot Cross Buns," "London Bridge," "Old MacDonald," "The Star Spangled Banner," "The Muffin Man," "This Old Man," "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," and dozens more!
Parent Instructional Materials
Our instructional materials are easy-to-use and effective. There is no previous teaching experience required and you'll be guided every step of the way, right from the very first step - tuning the guitar.
Activities and Practice Tools
Every TYKG song has 10 unique learning activities for melodies, chords, scales and singing (optional). We've included progress sheets and practice tools to help you set goals and track progress. Children excel with this goal-oriented, activity-based approach which leads to independent and voluntary practice.
Standard Music Notation Workbook
Our Standard Music Notation Workbook provides an approach that has helped countless children become proficient at reading music. It covers important notation concepts such as whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, pick-up notes, dotted notes, rests, time signatures, key signatures, ties, accidentals, chord symbols, sight-reading, counting and more.
(NOTE: This printable PDF document is available in our "Members Area" .)
Video Tutorial Library
You'll have access to our TYKG video tutorial library. Our kid-friendly tutorials provide visual demonstrations of guitar concepts. You and your child will her and see concepts demonstrated in an easy to follow and enjoyable format.
Every song comes with professionally recorded MP3 Play-Along Tracks. These tracks act like a set of "training wheels" as a child works to play along with and match the guitar parts. This has the same great effects as practicing to a metronome - but a lot more more.
Once comfortable, the "training wheels" are removed and it will be up to your child to fill in the missing guitar parts to complete the composition, just like in a real musical performance.
By practicing along with these metronomic practice tracks, your child will quickly develop good rhythm and timing - the most important skills for a musician.
Full Instrumental Track - Practice to match the guitar parts!
Melody "Training Wheels" removed - Fill in the Melody!
Chord "Training Wheels" removed - Fill in the Chords!