Inspire Your Budding Pianist with a Schoenhut My First Piano {Giveaway}

One thing that I have learned as a parent is the fact that I took my parents for granted.  I never realized everything that went into raising a family.  Growing up my parents always went above and beyond the call of duty.  They did everything from playing cab driver to volunteering at school functions (and everything in between).

I remember so vividly as a child going to piano lessons during the summer, the lessons were fun, it was the practice at home I didn’t like.  I wish that I would have realized the opportunity they were giving me instead of thinking ‘why is she making me do this.’    Part of my problem was, I had never been exposed to any type of musical instrument until that summer.  I believe that if I would have been introduced to it when I was very little, I would have grown up loving it.

 

With the Schoenhut  18 Key My First Piano now you can introduce your baby to a musical instrument before they even begin to walk.   We received the precious red toy piano and my children were thrilled.  As you can see from the picture they were both playing on it at the same time.  It is the perfect height for both of my children to sit on the floor and play it.  Although no one in my family can play a tune we have had fun trying to play a song.   My First Piano comes with Schoenhut’s play-by-color teaching method and comes with removable color strips that fit behind the keys to guide your little one’s fingers from chord to chord.  Also included is a Songbook containing some of your favorite tunes.

The learning system is designed to make learning fun and simple.  I have to admit, I think I had just as much fun as the children did trying to play different songs.  The width of the keys are specifically design to encourage the correct finger placement to make transition from the My First Piano to a large piano.  With Christmas right around the corner, this would make a perfect gift for that special youngster in your life.  The Schoenhut 18 Key My First Piano retails for $55-65.

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This post is the opinion of Beth of Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% honest.

Comments

  1. I playes the clarinet…not so well..but did none the less! 🙂

  2. My 3 year old asked for a keyboard with mic this holiday season so this would make her very happy i played the trumpet in elementary school but gave it up really fast wished my mom pushed me more to play

  3. Yes, my mother was a piano teacher.

  4. Cassandra Eastman says:

    Yes, I played piano for 8 years!

  5. My daughter loves the piano!

  6. Amanda Stauffer says:

    I played the flute.

  7. Jessica Beard says:

    I played the piano and oboe.

  8. Megan Joseph says:

    I grew up playing the piano and plan on teaching my kids. This would be a perfect intro to the piano!!!

  9. I played the Flute, Violin Piano and the guitar. Music is my life.

  10. Yes, I played the clarinet

  11. I played the flute.
    Thanks!

  12. Stephanie Phelps says:

    I played the flute

  13. flute and I could play a few songs on the piano

  14. recorder

  15. homemade drums!

  16. Debbie Jackson says:

    Yes, the piano
    pin as jacksondeb
    debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  17. I played the piano for a little while.

  18. I played the piano and flute

  19. I can play the piano a little.

  20. No, I never learned to play any instruments. I would love for my daughters to learn to play the piano.

  21. No, I never learned to play any instruments. I would love for my daughters to learn to play the piano.

  22. I played the saxophone.

  23. I tried to play the flute but I was not very good at it. Thanks for the chance.

  24. I was a huge music lover- went from reccorder, to flute, to saxaphone to oboe!

  25. I didn’t play any instruments as a child, but I always wanted to learn how to play the piano (still would love to!).

  26. yes the clarinet

  27. Leslie Ortega says:

    Tried out the guitar and piano for a bit, but never stuck to it.

  28. April Brenay says:

    No I took voice lessons

  29. heather eg kaufman says:

    nope

  30. no, never learned.

  31. I played my little toy electric Magnus Organ.

  32. I used to play the piano and the xylophone. Now I play the electric piano and a toy xylophone 🙂

  33. i used to play the piano

  34. I played Violin

  35. Tracie Brown says:

    Just the recorder 🙂

  36. For a short while!

  37. yes ~ Guitar

  38. Kristy Thiel says:

    I never played an instrument.

  39. I played the violin very poorly

  40. Jessica Carnaggio says:

    I played the violin as a child.

  41. I did not play an instrument as a child. I would love it if my son did though.

  42. I played clarinet in the school band.

  43. I played the Cello in 4th grade and then switched to the clarinet in 5th grade. Before that, I’d never played an instrument!

  44. I didn’t play an instrument as a child, but I learned to play the bass guitar as a teenager.

    fs4sarah at gmail dot com

  45. Elizabeth E says:

    I played the flute in middle school, not very well! Lol

  46. Charlotte Padgett says:

    I played piano all my life, until about four years ago when I moved from a nine-room house to a 4-room house and had to donate my piano to a school for the blind.

  47. Monique Rizzo says:

    I played the flute in middle school.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  48. yes i actually played piano when i was younger

  49. nannypanpan says:
  50. I played the french horn, but not well.

  51. shirley fin says:

    just the recorder

  52. Renee Simmons says:

    None unfortunately! Thanks for the opportunity!

  53. NO, but I really, really wish that I had.

  54. I had a small electric organ as a child.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

  55. Pounded on a piano every now and again.

  56. Not really, I could play a few tunes on a piano but not much.

  57. Wanda McHenry says:

    No, I didn’t as a child, but I started guitar lessons as a tween.

  58. Stephanie Larison says:

    No I never really played anything.

  59. I played the recorder a little

  60. bonnye sensenig says:

    I played the flute for a year in grade school!

  61. Annmarie W. says:

    I took clarinet lessons in 4th grade, but didn’t stick with it…I really didn’t like it.

  62. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    no never did
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  63. cindy ray says:

    no i didnt

  64. I played the piano. I took lessons, but never got very good at it.

  65. Liz Newsome says:

    I played the clarinet in middle school!

  66. Annette D says:

    I played the flute.

  67. Lisa Ellis says:

    No, i wished i could play piano though….

  68. I played piano for a few months but the teacher told me I’d never play and I still remembered that and gave up hope

  69. I played the guitar in high school!

  70. Alexandra Clatterbuck says:

    I played the violin and guitar =)

  71. Karen Medlin says:

    I played the clarinet

  72. I played the keyboard and clarinet

  73. No but I wish i had!

  74. Kirby McCauley says:

    I took piano for a year, wish I had stuck to it longer!

  75. Leslie Galloway says:

    I played piano for a few years.

    Facebook Name: Leslie Galloway (www.facebook.com/GallowayLeslie)

  76. Laura Jacobson says:

    I learned to play piano from my dad, and still love to play today! Such a great stress reliever!

  77. no but I wish I had

  78. I played the clarinet.

  79. my grandmother had a piano with numbers on it, easy enough so we could use it

  80. Jennifer M says:

    I took piano lessons, but was never very good.

  81. Paula Michele Hafner says:

    I played the piano.

  82. jennifer bowen says:

    i played the drums

  83. Jeni Lutz says:

    No but I always wanted to play the flute

  84. Richard Hicks says:

    I played the flute as a kid!

    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

  85. Mychiana B says:

    I played the trumpet.

  86. Marla Bland says:

    I did not, well unless you count a flutaphone.

  87. Jodi Kershuk says:

    I tried to play the trumpet..that didn’t work out so well

  88. jeannine s says:

    no I didn’t

  89. Jaclyn Reynolds says:

    I played viola in school.

  90. Amy Cates says:

    I played piano and later in band the flute.

  91. In 5th grade I joined band and played the flute

  92. Karen Gonyea says:

    I played piano and flute, but I didn’t play either very well 🙁

  93. Yes, I played the keyboard.

  94. Chrissy Nestor says:

    I didn’t sadly

    chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com

  95. Julie Harris says:

    I played a flute when i was a child

  96. Rachel Ellis says:

    I began playing the flute when I was 10 or so.

  97. Ann Council says:

    I played the drums.

  98. I played piano and saxophone.

  99. I did not, but wish I had.

  100. Yes the piano and the drums.

  101. Marie Oetzel says:

    I was terrible but I had a keyboard.

  102. Jennifer Peaslee says:

    No…I remember in elementary school where they were starting to take new people for band…we didnt have enough money to buy an instrument so I never got to join

  103. i played piano and clarinet 🙂

  104. shanta spradlin says:

    I played the violin

  105. Kellie Conklin says:

    No! I wish I did, I think it is amazing when children can play any type of instrument and I love the appreciation for music they have.

  106. carol lewis says:

    I sang and then also took piano and guitar lessons. The grandkids would get a kick out of this!

  107. Laura Proctor Unger says:

    No, I really wish I had though. I always wanted to play the violin.

  108. juliette moire says:

    i played the piano 🙂

  109. Cheryl Reinhardt says:

    No i did not play any instrument as a child

  110. amy deeter says:

    i played the piano
    amy16323(at)gmail(dot)com

  111. Jessica A says:

    Yes, I have played violin, piano and obeo since I was young.

  112. I played the piano. (I’m so glad my parents forced me to keep practicing and taking lessons!)

  113. susan smoaks says:

    i played the clarinet

  114. Laurie Emerson says:

    I played the piano and violin.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  115. jeanne conner says:

    Yes, the flute..

  116. Leslie L. Stanziani says:

    I never did but wanted to play the piano.

  117. Beverly Metcalf says:

    No, but I always wanted to learn to play the piano. Thanks.

  118. I played both the piano and the flute. Great experience

  119. Yeah but I didn’t stick with any of them!

  120. Secret Burkheiser says:

    I played the piano.

  121. I played the trombone

  122. Sarah Harding says:

    in middle school i played the clarinet in band

  123. Sarah Yurga says:

    yes, sax

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