The letter “g” is associated with so many fun activities and objects. One in particular that comes to mind is the guitar.
Music is a fantastic way for children of all ages, from preschool and beyond, to express themselves. Music allows children to dance, sing, and exert energy in an uplifting way. It also can help them learn new things, like memorization and motor skills.
One of the most popular musical instruments is the guitar. The guitar is a string instrument and comes in two forms: acoustic and electric. Lots of music genres use the guitar, some of these include country, punk rock, pop, metal, jazz, and more.
This letter “g” activity is a fun musical activity that allows preschoolers to be creative and make them feel like a real-life rockstar. While most of us don’t own a guitar, you might be surprised at how easy it is to make one at home with just a few items. This activity requires scissors, so please make sure a parent or guardian is available to help cut.
To make your very own shoebox guitar, you will need the following items:
- 1 Shoe Box
- 1 Pencil
- 1 Pen
- Stickers (optional)
Watch this YouTube tutorial below to create your own!
If you don’t have any of the above items readily available at home, there are a few other fun activities you can do instead that involve the instrument. You can listen and sing along to popular songs that use a guitar or you can download, print, and color in the guitar illustration below.
Let us know in the comments below how your shoebox guitar turned out and what songs you played with it!