There is nothing quite like surfing down the pavement on a classic scooter. Out of all of the ride on toys available in the marketplace today, the scooter is likely minimal changed from the day it was introduced. The general design of the scooter has stayed the exact same, but newer features include 3 and 4-wheeled models for younger riders along with 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 begin with four wheels for maximum stability. As 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 ideal for toddlers from 2 years onwards. Another great selection for scooter-riding tots could be the wide choice 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 little ones still learning how to balance.
The Mini Micro T-bar scooter can be a 3 wheeled scooter for children 3 to 5, but a combined down, sleeker version of the scooters created for little tots. No over-sized wheels or cartoon characters are observed with this scooter. Obtainable in several colours,hoverboard for kids the Mini Micro scooter was developed with the help of medical experts, and includes a unique steering design that encourages the youngsters to utilize their health and lean to steer. A Maxi Micro T-bar scooter can be available for children 6 to 10.
All the three-wheeled scooters are wonderful ways for young children to have outside and get exercise. The extra stability inherent in three-wheeled designs allows smaller children to gain confidence and progress quickly with regards to both balance and coordination while they surf down the pavement.
For teenagers and the ones that have mastered 3 wheeled scooters, there are certainly a host of 2 wheel models available. The Micro Sprite scooter is a great lightweight scooter ideal for those aged 6 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 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 ideal for riders from 5 years onwards. Another slightly different scooter could be the Razor Spark scooter. Designed for children from 8 years onwards, and available in different colours, this scooter is suitable 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 additional charge to tricks and turns!
There’s also several models of electric scooters, with and without seats, available. The Razor E100 Electric scooter has a peaceful belt-driven motor powered by two 12V batteries, kick-start for added safety, thumb throttle and is ideal 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. Forever 13 years and up, this scooter modelled after a classic Italian design can reach speeds all the way to 15 mph.