If you’ve caught your kid banging pots and pans together to make a beat, it might be time to invest in a music toy for them. We’ve compiled a list of our 5 favorite music gifts for kids. With any of these affordable music toys your child will have an avenue to become the next Mozart or Maroon 5 member. With this guide of the best music toys for children, you can play an active role in fostering creativity and STEM learning at an early age.
1. Beatbox by Rhythmo
Rhythmo’s the Beatbox is an all-in-one DIY midi controller. The Beatbox is an affordable STEM toy for kids interested in beat making and finger drumming. You build it yourself and it is easy to assemble. The Beatbox also comes with an app preloaded with samples and tutorials to get you started in no time. The Beatbox is compatible with most music production software, so if your kid is already a GarageBand whiz, this is the perfect gift for the music lover. The Kickstarter launches at the end of August, 2019 and it will retail for $150.
This is the perfect music toy for the kid who can’t seem to stop drumming their fingers on the edge of the dinner table. With the Discovery Kids Digital Drum Sticks they can drum mid air and live out their rockstar dreams without having to leave their bedroom. They come with built-in speakers and the sticks glow up as you play. It currently retails for $17.70 on Amazon.
This is the perfect music toy to gift to a musically inclined toddler. It gives kids the chance to record and playback their own musical creations. It includes a keyboard, drums and a DJ scratch disc. It is a low cost music toy that retails for $39.99 on Amazon.
This 3 piece music set is perfect for kids who are graduating from the recorder to bigger and better instruments. The set includes a trumpet, saxophone and clarinet with color coded keys to make learning how to play them a breeze. This is a wonderful and affordable toy that is a perfect gift for kids of all ages. It retails for $29.99 on Amazon.
The Blipblox is a great first step for kids to discover electronic music making. There is no software required for this music toy. It encourages STEAM development which blends science and technology with the arts. It retails for $189 on the Blipblox website.
We hope you found this list of our top music toys for kids helpful for finding the perfect birthday present or holiday gift or just because treat for a kid in your life. If you have been wondering, what are the best music toys for kids? We have an answer that covers STEM music toys and classic toys.