1.) Go to a quiet place with your guitar.
2.) Tune your guitar so the strings are on the right pitch.
3.) Before you play, become familiar with the parts of the guitar.
4.) Note what the letters each string are (from lowest to highest note) E, A, D, G, B, and E.
5.) Look at the different fret boards and count the frets as fret 1 at the top of the guitar, 2 next, and so on.
6.) Hold your guitar with the fret board going to the left and the lowest e string closet to you.
7.) The first chord you will play is a G Major.
8.) To play your first chord, place your middle finger on the 3rd fret E string.
9.) Next, place your pointer finger on the 2nd fret A string.
10.) Then, place your ring finger on the 3rd fret B string.
11.) Last, put your pinky on the 3rd fret, high E string.
12.) Now that you have all your fingers in the correct places, with your right hand using a pick, strum all the strings on the sound hole.
13.) It may be hard at first to get all the strings to sound out, but keep trying and practicing!
14.) The next chord is a D Major.
15.) To play a D Major chord, place your middle finger on the 2nd fret G string.
16.) Next, place your pointer finger on the high E 2nd Fret.
17.) Then, place your ring finger on 3rd fret A string.
18.) Lastly, strum the 4 highest strings, (starting at the D string, and down) on the sound hole with your pick.
19.) You just played a D Major chord!
20.) The last chord you will play is a C Major.
21.) Place your pointer finger on the 1st fret B string.
22.) Next, place your middle finger on the 2nd fret D string.
23.) Lastly, place your ring finger on the 3rd fret A string.
24.) Strum all the strings but the low E in the sound hole.
25.) Now you can switch off playing these 3 chords and get a good sounding song!
26.) Add your own strumming beat, and keep practicing!
Thanks for reading!