When parents introduce music to children, it is often through the piano. However, a children's guitar is often a better choice for several reasons. Children's guitars are often less expensive than a piano, they are portable for practising anywhere, and they appeal to kids who are into rock and roll or country music. Often referred to as fractional guitars, these instruments come in a wide variety of types and quality levels on eBay, from those that are, in essence, toys for pretend playing to high-quality instruments specially fitted to a talented youngster's body. When choosing a quality guitar, you should let the child test it to see if the body and neck fit them well. A number of learning methods are available too, including Children's Guitar Method music books to video game programs, like Rocksmith, that invite the child to plug in and play along. Because of these teaching aids, a children's guitar makes a great way to launch your young children into music in a fun and exciting way.