Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar

Elmo has become one of the most popular characters on the children's television program known as Sesame Street, which means that toys featuring Elmo are popular with children. The Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar is a great opportunity for parents to give their children a musical toy that not only helps them to expand their creative horizons, but also gets them excited about play because the toy features one of their favorite television characters.



Basic Features of the Elmo Guitar

The Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar is a toy in a basic guitar shape that has four play strings and several different ways to make music. Your children can use the strings to make musical sounds, or they can play along to the pre-recorded library of music.

There are five different colored buttons on the fretboard that light up when the music is played, and a knob that allows your child to cycle through three different playing modes. This is a compact design that will fit right into your child's hands.


The manufacturer has decided that there are small parts on this toy that, if they become dislodged, can become choking hazards for young children. Based on that information, the manufacturer has set the age range for this toy at three years of age and up. Parents should be aware of choking hazards associated with any toy their child plays with and monitor play for their child's safety.

The retail price set for this rocking toy is $29.99, but that price does not include shipping charges or applicable sales tax as added by the retailer. Parents should look around for price discounts or promotions that might help to lower the overall purchase price of this product.



Detailed Features of the Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar

There are plenty of ways that the Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar makes play time fun for your child. The interactive features of this toy include:

  • A knob that allows your child to choose from three different play options
  • A pre-recorded library of songs your child can enjoy
  • Five buttons on the fretboard that light up when they make sound
  • A plate in the center of the toy that looks like guitar strings that can be moved to make sounds

This toy has several features that are only for show, or parents need to make additional purchases to make the features work. Those features include:

  • The tuning keys and entire headstock is just for show and has no interactive features
  • This toy has several more songs your children can enjoy but those songs can only be unlocked if you purchase the Let's Rock Elmo toy separately
  • This toy has no strap

This is a very light and small toy that can easily be handled by an adult or child. The only assembly required for this toy is the installation of three "AA" size batteries that come included with the packaging.

There is also an instructional booklet your child can use to learn more about their Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar. This toy can be used indoors or outdoors, but it must be stored indoors to protect the electronic components from moisture and excessive heat.



Products Similar to the Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar?

Not every child wants to be a guitar god, which is why Playskool also offers the Sesame Street Cookie Monster Keyboard. This is a 13-key electronic keyboard that offers pre-recorded music for your child to play along with, or gives your child the option to make their own music. It is a compact design that makes it easy for your child to carry with them, and Cookie Monster's face peeks over the top of the keyboard to encourage your child to keep on playing.


If the Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar is not substantial enough for your child, then try the "Kids Electric Guitar Set" from Best Choice Products. This set includes a real guitar, an amplifier and a microphone with a stand. The guitar has a whammy bar, and it has several buttons that help your child to change the type of music they play. Your child can play along to pre-recorded songs, or they can learn how to play on their own and explore their musical interests.


The Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Guitar is a great way to get your child interested in music and started in using their imagination. With Elmo's smiling face to encourage your child, this toy can be something that keeps play time going for hours and keeps the music flowing.


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