Giant Guitar Chord Charts

I love these giant guitar chords. Use these big and free printable guitar chord charts to help kids really understand how to make guitar song chords. 


Big guitar chord charts for A and Am


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Free guitar chords chart for B and Bm


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Cm and C guitar chords chart


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D and Dm guitar chord chart


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Guitar chords E and Em free chart


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No more hunting through the back pages of guitar books -- I just print these basic chords out for all my new guitar students, punch holes in them, and arrange them alphabetically in the back of their binder. From there, we can pull them out to place opposite a song with a tricky new chord. 

I write on these sheets with a contrasting pen or pencil, marking in the correct finger numbers on the frets, and circling the appropriate strings when students are still playing "little chords." If a sheet gets too messy, I just print out another! 



I have written "For small chords, use strings 1, 2, & 3" on all the sheets below.  Especially for very young beginners, these big-handed chords are discouraging, and it's nice to start with small, easy chords. (I should have placed these words onto the B & Bm chord chart, too, but I didn't.)

Guitar chords chart F and Fm chords


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Free guitar chords charts G and Gm


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Here are my two favorite chords for beginners: "Baby" C and G7 (though I usually call them "little," not "baby!")  

"What?!" I hear you saying.  "These are BIG chords!"  Yes, but change them:

Using only finger 1 for both of these chords, and strumming only strings 1, 2, and 3, a beginner can get an acceptable sound for a great many songs.  I like to "lean" finger one back onto string 1 when switching from little C to little G7:

C and G7 guitar chords chart for beginners


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D7 does not seem to be a very hard chord even for beginners, and it just so happens that finger 3 can slide down very nicely from fret 2 to fret 3, and make a "baby" G chord (by strumming only strings 1, 2, and 3):

G and D7 guitar chords diagram


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I know you'll find these free printable big guitar chord pages useful in your music teaching! 



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Great job on the big guitar charts. I've started teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades and these fit the bill! Just wish they were customizable, so that the …

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Thanks for your free contributions that enable poor people like me access to music knowledge. God Bless You. Dana: You're welcome!

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I am excited about learning all these chords! You have designed the chord charts to make it easy to remember how to play the chords above... now it's …

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Thank you for this site. I think this will help me a lot in my learning on piano and guitar. God bless you Dana: You're welcome!

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