What Are the Best Scooters for Kids?
This article has everything you need to know when purchasing a scooter for a toddler from how many wheels to get to the best size of handlebar.
There are lots of scooters to suit different budgets and more importantly different children.
They have the necessary balance and co-ordination to get ride a scooter with more ease than very young children.
There are lots of scooters aimed at this age group, this article will help you find out which are the best ones.
There are some great options for this age group once you decide how many wheels to get and this article will help you find out what number that should be.
There are some great scooters for cruising along the pavement for this age group.
There is a great difference between stunt and cruiser scooters and this article gives examples of both kinds.
Many 9 and 10 year olds love scooting to and from school. They may be keen to take try a few tricks on a stunt scooter as well. You could consider a scooter for both of these needs. Other types of scooters they may like to try include dirt scooters and space scooters.
For many 11 and 12 year olds, the cool factor is important and this can mean they may prefer a certain brand of scooter. Or it may be that a practical scooter is the best choice for them, to get them from a to b whether that be to school, to and around the park or to a friend’s house.
What To Look For When Buying A Scooter
When buying a scooter you should consider:
the child in question – and factors including their age, height, weight, ability and confidence level.
build of the scooter – including wheel material and size, size and material of the scooter deck, the number of wheels and the material of the body of the scooter
Longevity – how long do you want the scooter to last your child. Factors such as an adjustable handlebar can increase the length of time your child can use the scooter. Also do you want this scooter to be passed onto a sibling. Will it withstand the wear and tear to last for years?
Practical Issues – There are scooters which fold making them easier to store and carry. Also scooters which have straps enabling you to carry them.
Smoothness of ride – the smoothness of the ride can depend on many factors including wheel size and materials of the wheels.
Cruising or a Stunt Scooter – older kids may want a scooter that will enabling them to do stunts. Most younger kids just want to ride and get from a to b. There are different scooters for cruising and doing stunt