Well, really there are no beginner guitar scales, just guitar scales. They are all easy to play, but there are some that you should learn as a beginner in order to help you understand the guitar and music in general. It is very important to learn to play guitar scales since they are a fundamental element of music. Learning to play scales on the guitar will help your progress as a guitar player in a number of ways.
If you would like to learn to write your own songs and to improvise guitar solos, an understanding of scales in guitar music will be crucial.
Practising scales will change the way you hear music. If you practise every day, you will automatically begin to recognize how note patterns sound, and eventually you will be able to tell which scale these patterns belong to.
A very important aspect of learning guitar scales is how it helps you physical relationship with your instrument. Your hands will be able to move faster and with more precision after some time of regular scale practice.
This video will take you through some scales without giving you note names so that you can begin playing right away. The teacher, Peter Vogel, does tell you the names of the scales and the close up shots of his hands will be a help in learning HOW to play, that is, the way to hold the pick and how to strike the strings at the correct angle. Here is a guitar scales chart.
You could start your daily guitar practice with some scales to warm up your hands. Remember to use your metronome. Start slow and don’t increase the speed of the metronome until your hand feels at ease with the slow speed.