There is nothing quite like surfing down the pavement on a vintage scooter. Out of all ride on toys available on the market today, the scooter is probable the smallest amount of changed from the afternoon it was first introduced. The overall design of the scooter has stayed the 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 off with four wheels scooter boards expert for maximum stability. Because the child’s confidence increases using 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 choice for scooter-riding tots may be the wide selection of 3 wheeled scooters featuring cartoon characters, including the Peppa Pig Tri scooter. The robust design of the scooter, with wide wheels, grippy footplate and steel frame make it a great scooter for little ones still learning how to balance.
The Mini Micro T-bar scooter can be a 3 wheeled scooter for kids 3 to 5, but a paired down, sleeker version of the scooters designed for little tots. No over-sized wheels or cartoon characters are located on this scooter. For sale in several colours, the Mini Micro scooter was developed with the aid of medical experts, and features a unique steering design that encourages the kids to use their bodies and lean to steer. A Maxi Micro T-bar scooter can be available for kids 6 to 10.
All the three wheeled scooters are wonderful ways for young children to have outside and get exercise. The additional stability inherent in three wheeled designs allows smaller children to gain confidence and progress quickly when it comes to both balance and coordination while they surf down the pavement.
For older children and those that have mastered 3 wheeled scooters, there are certainly a host of 2 wheel models available. The Micro Sprite scooter is a superb lightweight scooter suitable for those aged 6 through to adult. Fabulous as both a doll and a commuting vehicle, this scooter features a rear wheel guard/spring break, and folds easily for storage. You will 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 include the Rocket Xtreme scooter with 12″ pneumatic tyres, hand brakes and an extra-wide foot plate with plenty of space for comfort or tricks. This scooter is suitable for riders from 5 years onwards. Another slightly different scooter may be the Razor Spark scooter. Designed for kids from 8 years onwards, and obtainable in different colours, this scooter would work as a doll, commuting vehicle or trick scooter and comes complete with an interest cartridge. To activate the sparks, kids simply kick back on the rear bar and add a supplementary charge to tricks and turns!
Additionally there are 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 a long time 13 years and up, this scooter modelled after having a classic Italian design can reach speeds of up to 15 mph.
Wonderful kinds of exercise, scooters provide children with a creative and physical outlet and can work as commuting vehicles in addition to toys. Scooters can go almost anyplace a bicycle can, but have the added usefulness to be foldable and easily carried and stored. With each one of these benefits, scooters for kids really are a great choide of present for kids of any age.