The first four of these are rhyming riddles (with the word ‘guitar’ completing the rhyme of the fourth), while the fifth is a one line riddle that also contains a rhyme.
The sixth idea is a What Am I riddle. To use that one, read the clue that’s on the first line to your kids and have them take a guess at what they think it is that’s being described. As the clue is that it’s something that can be electric but which isn’t a car, they might guess that it’s a chair, a light bulb or a can opener.
If they don’t guess that the answer is a guitar, read them the clue on the second line and have them guess again now that they have some additional information. Keep going until they either work out that a guitar’s the answer or they run out of clues.
Guitar Riddles For Kids
This is not a giraffe
But it has a neck that’s long
It’s something with six strings
And is used to play a song
I can be acoustic
I can also be a bass
I can be electric
I get carried in a case
Although this is sometimes a bass
It’s not a fish in the sea
Instead it’s something with some strings
And it gets used musically
This can sometimes be electric
Although it is not a car
It’s a musical instrument
With six strings – it’s a _ _ _ _ _ _
This is something with six strings and music is what it brings
What Am I?
I can be electric but I’m not a car
I get carried in a case but I’m not a cellphone
I have a neck but I don’t wear a scarf
I have strings but I’m not a tennis racket
I’m a musical instrument but I’m not a piano