The Music Alley 1/2 Size Junior Classical Guitar Pack is ideal for children ages 3-6. Using Nylon strings makes it much easier for little hands and fingers to hold down the strings rather than metal strings. The compact size makes this guitar easy for youngsters to hold and play, is available in a wide variety of colors. The guitar comes with a nylon carry case with zip and carry handle. For the little beginner this is an ideal first instrument that can be tuned and played properly which can be used as a great first step to learning to play guitar.