There’s nothing quite like surfing down the pavement on a classic scooter. Out of all ride on toys available on the market today, the scooter is likely the least changed from your day it was initially introduced. The overall design of the scooter has stayed the exact same, but newer features include 3 and 4-wheeled models for younger riders in addition to several models of electric scooter.
For the youngest scooter enthusiasts, models including the 3-in-1 My First Scooter by Ozzboz are ideal. These scooters start out with four wheels scooter boards expert for maximum stability. As the child’s confidence increases with their sense of balance, 4 wheels can turn to 3 wheels and then to 2. This bright chunky scooter is suitable for toddlers from 2 years onwards. Another great selection for scooter-riding tots could be the wide selection of 3 wheeled scooters featuring cartoon characters, including the Peppa Pig Tri scooter. The robust design of this scooter, with wide wheels, grippy footplate and steel frame make it a great scooter for kids still understanding how to balance.
The Mini Micro T-bar scooter can be a 3 wheeled scooter for kids 3 to 5, but a combined down, sleeker version of the scooters made for little tots. No over-sized wheels or cartoon characters are found on this scooter. For sale in several colours, the Mini Micro scooter was developed with assistance from medical experts, and includes a unique steering design that encourages the youngsters to use their health and lean to steer. A Maxi Micro T-bar scooter can be available for kids 6 to 10.
Most of the three wheeled scooters are wonderful ways for small kids to have outside and get exercise. The excess stability inherent in three wheeled designs allows smaller children to get confidence and progress quickly with regards to both balance and coordination as they surf down the pavement.
For older children and those that have mastered 3 wheeled scooters, there are always a host of 2 wheel models available. The Micro Sprite scooter is a great lightweight scooter suitable for those aged 6 through to adult. Fabulous as both a doll and a commuting vehicle, this scooter includes a rear wheel guard/spring break, and folds easily for storage. You can find of course also two wheeled scooters with character designs, including ones sporting decals featuring Hello Kitty, Toy Story characters, Hannah Montana and Disney Fairies.
Variations on the conventional 2 wheeled scooter range from the Rocket Xtreme scooter with 12″ pneumatic tyres, hand brakes and an extra-wide foot plate with a lot of space for comfort or tricks. This scooter is suitable for riders from 5 years onwards. Another slightly different scooter could be the Razor Spark scooter. Designed for kids from 8 years onwards, and for sale in different colours, this scooter would work as a doll, commuting vehicle or trick scooter and comes detailed with an interest cartridge. To activate the sparks, kids simply kick back on the trunk bar and add an extra charge to tricks and turns!
There are also several models of electric scooters, with and without seats, available. The Razor E100 Electric scooter has a quiet belt-driven motor powered by two 12V batteries, kick-start for added safety, thumb throttle and is suitable for children from 8 years. The Razor E100S is similar to the E100 with the addition of a removable seat. Razor also makes a retro-inspired Pocket Mod 24V electric scooter. For ages 13 years and up, this scooter modelled following a classic Italian design can reach speeds as high as 15 mph.
Wonderful forms of exercise, scooters provide children with an innovative and physical outlet and can function as commuting vehicles in addition to toys. Scooters can go just about anywhere a bicycle can, but have the added usefulness of being foldable and easily carried and stored. With all these benefits, scooters for children are a great choide of present for children of any age.