HOW TO CHOOSE A 3 WHEEL SCOOTER FOR KIDSThis post will tell you what to look for when choosing a 3 wheel scooter for your child. It offers advice and recommendations to keep your child safe when scooting as well as tips on the must haves for long lasting scooting adventures. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A 3 WHEEL SCOOTER FOR KIDS? 3 wheel Micro scooters have 2 wheels at the front and one wheel at the back. It means that a child does not have to balance on the scooter which in turn breeds confidence in scooting. If your child is unsteady on their feet or needs a bit of a helping hand with their coordination skills then a 3 wheel scooter is a good route to go down. LEAN TO STEER = IMPROVED MOTOR AND COORDINATION SKILLS The added benefit of a 3 wheel scooter for kids at whatever age is the impact it has on increasing your child’s mobility, fine motor and coordination skills. This is all down to the way a 3 wheel scooter is steered. Micro Scooters were the first to introduce the patented lean to steer technology to kids 3 wheel scooters. The theory being that a child shifts the weight of their body (or leans) in the direction they want to go. It is the small body shifts that turn the scooter to the left or right. These small almost intuitive ways a child moves their body to steer helps to greatly increase their fine motor, balance and coordination skills. NOT EVERY SCOOTER MAKES IT AS A MICRO SCOOTER There are a huge variety of 3 wheel scooters for kids available. However, not all 3 wheel scooters are designed, engineered or as robust as each other. When looking for a 3 wheel scooter for your child it is important to ensure the scooter has the following features:
- An adjustable handlebar
- Soft, shock absorbing grips
- EC71 toy safety standard
- Brake. Brake.
SO WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS FOR A 3 WHEEL SCOOTER FOR KIDS?Micro offer a plethora of options of 3 wheel scooters for kids. Each individually designed and constructed to suit a certain age group and the abilities therein. The best 3 wheel scooter for kids are
- 3in1 Mini Micro ride on toddler scooter
- Mini Micro Classic scooter
- Mini Micro Deluxe scooter
- Maxi Micro Classic scooter
- Maxi Micro Deluxe scooter
- Maxi Micro LED Deluxe scooter
- Ride-on scooter with adjustable seat from 12 months.
- Toddler scooter with ultra maneuverable O-bar from 18 months.
- Iconic Mini Micro Deluxe with adjustable handlebar from 2 years all the way through to starting school.