But do have them play something every day. It’s the “every day” part that does the trick.
Kids get discouraged when they have to do stuff that’s hard. If they only play every 3 days it’s always hard.
Playing London Bridge once a day starts as a small challenge. By the end of the week they’re bragging about how easy it is.
Then they get the rush that spurs them on to play longer. They are more familiar with the success that practice brings and they’re more likely to dive in on their own.
Don't MAKE Your Kids Practice Guitar 30 Minutes a Day
But have them play every day. That's the part that does the trick. Kids get discouraged with stuff that's hard. If they only play every 3 days it's always hard.