Introducing: The Wolfelele!!

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have heard of the ukelele. It’s a great little instrument that has been seen on stages, in homes, in the hands of youngsters, in the hands of grandparents, etc. It’s small, portable, and quite easy to learn how to play! Today I’m excited to share with you a brand new instrument though….called the Wolfelele.

The Wolfelele is similar to the ukelele – it is played in the same way with the same chords, fingering patterns, etc….but it is also incredibly unique and has some great features that really sets it apart!

First off, when you order your Wolfelele, it does not come ready to play. Instead, it is a Wolfelele kit and it gives you the ability to build your own and even customize your own instrument. When our kit arrived, my husband and oldest son got right to work assembling it. It took them one afternoon to put the Wolfelele together (and that counts the time it took for the glue to dry! 🙂 ) and after that we’ve been enjoying all kinds of great music – or attempts at music. *wink*

Wolfelele’s has a mission that I love. They strive to offer folk festival planners and music teachers a comprehensive ukelele kit that can be used as a part of festival activities or classroom learning. As a music teacher myself, I can really appreciate this mission and love that it’s a way for students, children and even adults to enjoy some ‘hands-on’ experience with building a hand-crafted string instrument that both looks great and sounds great once it is completed. I love seeing that sense of accomplishment in my son’s eyes too. And I must say that I believe he plays the Wolfelele a lot more and enjoys learning it more because he had a hand in building his own functioning instrument.

Another great thing about the Wolfelele is that it can be customized and decorated or designed to suit the user. We’ve got plans for designing ours to be extra unique and truly one-of-a-kind, but just need to pick up some supplies. Customizing our instrument is going to be a lot of fun though…especially for our son! It’s another way to be creative and make this instrument your own.

We are really enjoying our Wolfelele. Dad plays it, the kids play it or are learning how to play it, and even I have been picking it up and taking some time to learn different chords, strumming, etc. It’s been a lot of fun to add a new (hand-crafted!) instrument to our home. If you’re looking for an affordable, fun and unique instrument to start learning this fall, the Wolfelele might just be the thing for you!

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  1. kathy downey says:

    Thanks for the introduction,i wish i could play !

  2. Lynda Cook says:

    Oh wow, this sounds awesome and something my husband would love to do with our granddaughter!!

  3. That would be very cool to see a classroom of kids build their own and see the unique designs.

  4. kristen visser says:

    I love this! what a great instrument for all kids to have. The fact that it is unique to every child, that you can customize and design it to the childs liking and that they can build it themselves is amazing

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I have never heard of a Wolfelele, sounds quite amazing. I would never have thought that just anyone can build their own music instrument. What a fabulous idea. 🙂

  6. how interesting is this!? Thanks for sharing!

  7. Looks cool! I’d love to try this.

  8. Janice Cournoyer says:

    I think a cool instrument would encourage kids to try music. So unique!!

  9. I like the idea that the Wolfelele can be customized and decorated. That sounds like a cool instrument.

  10. I have never heard of a Wolfelele. This looks interesting we have a guitar and a keyboard I think this would be cool.

  11. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I have never actually seen one but I do remember donkey years ago watching George Formby on television playing his and singing too if I remember rightly.

  12. This is so cool! I love that you build it yourself!

  13. I hadn’t heard of it before,but I know my family would enjoy it. A great teaching tool.

  14. We have ukulele and playing on it, this Wolfelele would be interesting to try since we already have some experience!

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  16. Interesting instrument. Never heard of it before.

  17. The Wolfelele looks like a great instrument, I know my middle child would love it.

  18. kathy downey says:

    A new instrument to me,would love to try it

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