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  • Writer's pictureBryce Leader

Free Guitar Lessons for Kids | Lesson 18 | Copy Play and Learn Guitar.

Looking for kids activities during isolation? Copy, Play and Learn Guitar offers free, online beginner guitar tutorials. Using modern child friendly teaching techniques with age appropriate and exciting songs, this a great place for for kids to start learning to play guitar and reading music. Today's lesson uses the following techniques to help children read music; 1) Words from songs learned in past lessons trigger the child's memory. This song uses elements of songs previously learned. The student can easily recall the written notes and rhythms of past songs in the Copy, Play and Learn Guitar series and apply them to the present. 2) Finger patterns. The presence of finger patterns in this piece eases the burden on the student of having to continually mentally process pitch and rhythm.

Guitar Teaching Program

To achieve the best results and a positive learning experience for young guitar students, a good teaching program is essential. Copy, Play and Learn Guitar is the best available kids guitar book for very young students. It uses modern, child friendly techniques designed for their stage of physical and cognitive development. It addresses the issues and implements strategies to achieve note reading fluency and chord recognition. Using exciting and engaging songs as subject matter, it comes with free backing tracks, teaching resources and teaching points for each piece. There are also free videos available on YouTube. As the child progresses through the book, a story evolves of a boy and his friends and family involving racing cars, pets, smelly socks and more.

About the Author

Music Educator, Composer and Guitarist, Bryce Leader, holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree and an A(Mus)A in Classical Guitar. He has been a classroom music teacher and guitar teacher for over thirty years and performs regularly in classical, jazz, rock and country music contexts.

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