Bikes and skates have been around for decades and staple favorites for young children and teenagers as a faster, cheaper and fun way of getting around by themselves.
Learning to ride a bike is one of those special milestone moments in any child’s life and learning to gain that sense of balance that allows them to move forward on a 2-wheeled bike without falling off, signals a great achievement! One that is definitely worth of a camera moment or a camcorder recording.
What do you start out with though? With so many different models and types of bikes available, how do you know what is the best bike to learn to ride on for children?
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Take a look as some of the balance bikes for kids.
These bikes are typically lower to the ground and therefore are much more stable and also if your child does fall off they won’t hurt themselves as much as they are closer to the ground.
Learning to ride a bike is all about gaining a sense of balance, developing confidence and getting over the fear of falling down.
Something like a Strider PREBike for toddlers provides these three things and really helps your child to conquer their fear of falling and gaining the balance needed to ride a 2-wheeled bike. From here, confidence is naturally born.
For younger children, a year upwards to about two years of age, you might want to look at easier and fun ways for them to get around, perhaps when you are taking them to nursery or to the park or shopping in the mall.
There are many cute cars for children and they come with a long pole that makes them easier for adults to push along also, Little Tikes cars and Radio Flyer cars are ideal for these and both are high-quality retailers with top-grade products that are beautifully designed and safe for children too.
For older children the newest trends and massively popular too are the kick scooters, notably the most well-known manufacturer for these are Razor in the USA. Mini-kick scooters are perfect for smaller children but there are many adults who love their kick scooters too.
The Ripstik Caster Board is a hybrid of a skateboard and skates and is one of the coolest ways to get around, once you find your balance.
As you can see, bikes and skates are perfect for children and with so many different types and models, you’ll find the right bikes, scooter or skateboard for your child, whatever their age.