There is nothing quite like surfing down the pavement on a vintage scooter. Out of all the ride on toys available available on the market today, the scooter is likely minimal changed from the afternoon it was initially introduced. The entire design of the scooter has stayed the same, but newer features include 3 and 4-wheeled models for younger riders along with several types of electric scooter.
For the youngest scooter enthusiasts, models like the 3-in-1 My First Scooter by Ozzboz are ideal. These scooters start out with four wheels scooter boards expert for maximum stability. Whilst 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 selection for scooter-riding tots is the wide collection of 3 wheeled scooters featuring cartoon characters, like the Peppa Pig Tri scooter. The robust design with this scooter, with wide wheels, grippy footplate and steel frame make it a good scooter for kids still understanding how to balance.
The Mini Micro T-bar scooter can also be a 3 wheeled scooter for kids 3 to 5, but a matched down, sleeker version of the scooters created for little tots. No over-sized wheels or cartoon characters are observed on this scooter. Obtainable in several colours, the Mini Micro scooter was developed with assistance from medical experts, and includes a unique steering design that encourages the children to use their bodies and lean to steer. A Maxi Micro T-bar scooter can also be available for kids 6 to 10.
Every one of the three wheeled scooters are wonderful ways for young children to obtain outside and get exercise. The extra stability inherent in three wheeled designs allows smaller children to achieve confidence and progress quickly with regards to both balance and coordination while they surf down the pavement.
For teenagers and those that have mastered 3 wheeled scooters, there are always a host of 2 wheel models available. The Micro Sprite scooter is a superb lightweight scooter suitable for those aged 6 right 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 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 typical 2 wheeled scooter include 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 is the Razor Spark scooter. Designed for kids from 8 years onwards, and available 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 a corner bar and add a supplementary charge to tricks and turns!
Additionally, there are several types 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 resembles the E100 with the addition of a removable seat. Razor also makes a retro-inspired Pocket Mod 24V electric scooter. Forever 13 years and up, this scooter modelled after having a classic Italian design can reach speeds as high as 15 mph.
Wonderful types of exercise, scooters provide children with a creative and physical outlet and can work as commuting vehicles along with toys. Scooters can go almost anyplace a bicycle can, but have the added usefulness of being foldable and easily carried and stored. With each one of these benefits, scooters for children certainly are a great choide of present for children of any age.