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20 Jul 2017
You've noticed that your child is banging his pillow to no end. Not being grumpy, but he just wants to play. For kids 3 years old and above, it is important for parents to encourage their kids in learning how to play the drums.

You might be asking, "why drums?" Why not guitar or piano? Well, you will always notice it from the moment they grab their first toy. It's either he will bang it against the floor or against his pillows! Early in their development stage, you will able to let them practice their skills in rhythm and beats; these elements are present in any musical instruments that he may try later on.

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Actually, rhythm and beat are not only important in music but in his daily life as well; from sports to studying. With this information, let us take a look on simple tips for choosing an ideal drum kit for your kid.

Let your child have fun playing drums. This is the most important thing to remember. A child between 3 to 4 years old has usually a short attention span; to get their attention, make sure that his drums are colorful and attractive. Look for kid-friendly colors such as blue, red, yellow and pink. There are also drum sets with child-safe materials like wood, rubber and foam. From here-on, you can see whether your child will continue his interest with drums or not.

If your child is between 6 to 9 years old, it is time for him to have a "real world" drum experience. There are drum sets under $200 that have chrome plated rack mounts and miniature cymbals. This is important because by this time, your child needs an authentic drum tune.

With that in mind, buy a drum set with authentic tuning keys and lugs. Real drums have 6 to 8 tuning lugs; lower than that and you have a toy drum. Let your kid join in assembling his first ever drum set. Whether it is a 3 piece or a 4 piece drum kit, be sure that they have "real world" drum heads. For added stability, buy a drum set with authentic wooden drum shell instead of plastic.

Lastly, let your child choose the ideal drum kit for him; a set which will complement his taste, personality and comfort. These are the important things to remember when looking for a kit.

Developing your child's musical skill starts in choosing the right instrument without compromising your budget. Luckily, there are local and on-line stores which cater to different needs and capacities. Visit them today and let your child experience the wonders of having his first-ever drum set.

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