Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele

It can sometimes be difficult to put real musical instruments into the hands of a child because most instruments are too big for children to handle. The Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele solves that problem by combining precision design with sturdy materials to make an instrument your child can really play.

This is a real instrument that will help your child take a head first dive into the world of music.

Basic Features of the Wooden Ukulele

The Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele is a colorful and real musical instrument that gives your child the chance to make real music. This toy is made of real wood and is enhanced by a bright red and yellow color scheme. The paint used is non-toxic, and this toy ukulele takes real ukulele strings that parents can buy anywhere. The tuning keys are real, and the fretboard has real frets that your child can use to learn how to play their very first musical instrument.

The manufacturer has decided that this toy contains small parts that could potentially become choking hazards for young children. For that reason, the age range for this toy has been set at three years old and up. Parents should always monitor their children when they are playing with this toy to ensure that none of the small parts are removed.

This is a durable musical instrument that is something your child could use for the rest of their lives. The manufacturer's retail price of $29.99 looks like quite a bargain when you consider the potential for lifelong memories that this toy creates.

Parents should comparison shop to see if any retailers are offering discounts or promotions to help lower the cost of purchase. This retail price does not include any applicable sales tax, nor does it include any shipping charges added by the retailer.

Detailed Features of the Ukulele

The Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele is a real musical instrument that has all of the interactive features an instrument would offer. Those interactive features include:

  • A real fretboard with raised frets
  • Four real tuning keys and a real bridge that allow the strings to be changed as needed
  • A bright red and yellow color scheme (A blue color scheme is also available)
  • A body made of real wood that is painted using non-toxic paint

There are some aspects of the Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele that parents should know about before they make their purchase. Those include:

  • This ukulele does not come with a strap and has no strap posts that would allow a strap to be added (ukuleles usually do not allow for straps)
  • There are no replacement strings in the packaging
  • There are no picks in the packaging (picks represent a significant choking hazard to small children)

This toy is extremely lightweight and very easy for a child or parent to carry. While the toy does not require any assembly, parents should note that there is a process to replacing broken ukulele strings. Parents can find videos online that offer tutorials on changing strings. This toy can be used indoor or outdoors, but it should only be stored indoors in a dry place.

Products Similar to the Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele

If your child is looking for a more professional looking ukulele, then you should take a look at the Honsing Soprano Ukulele. This instrument has a professional look to it, and it comes with a soft bag for easy transportation. While this instrument has the same number of frets as the Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele, it is a larger instrument to more closely match professional specifications. The light brown top and the dark brown body mix together to create a truly beautiful instrument.

For the child who prefers to keep a rhythm over creating a melody, there is the Hape Mr. Tambourine Kid's Musical Instrument. This is a real tambourine made of wood with a paper surface and metal noise makers, but it is made in a smaller format to fit your child's hand. This is a fun toy for your child to use to keep the rhythm with their favorite song on the radio, or to keep the beat while their sibling plays a song on the Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele.

The Hape Kid's Wooden Toy Ukulele can be a toy that your child not only treasures for a lifetime, but can use for a lifetime as well. It is a unique toy in that it is made to the specifications of a professional instrument, but it is designed to give your child their introduction to the world of music.