The Mini Kick Scooter is designed for kids ages 3 to 5. What makes the mini unique is its ‘lean-and-steer’ design, which allows children to use their body weight to control the steering, giving them the feeling of ‘surfing’ the sidewalk, as they curve from right to left, almost like a skateboard.
The lean-and-steer adds an element of fun and control that young children love. This is great for their balance and coordination.
The Mini Kick Scooter was developed with youngsters in mind, with three wheels to provide greater stability to keep the rider from falling over and making it easier for even the youngest kids to learn to ride. There is also a back brake low ground clearance for safety.
The Mini Kick Scooter can be ridden inside as well as outside, because the polyurethane wheels don’t leave black marks on the floor. The deck of the mini is low-to-the-ground and large enough for both feet, making it easy for young children to hop on and off and to switch from pushing, to just enjoying the ride.
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The mini won the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold and the Platinum Award Seals for Best Toy in 2009. The mini kick also was named ‘Best Pre-School Scooter’ by Toy Report and ‘Best Outdoor Toy’ by Learning Express Store.
Here are some of the great features of the Mini Kick Scooter:
Mini kick scooter is designed for children between the ages of 3 and 5
- mini kick scooter can hold weights up to 60lbs
- 3-wheel design and low ground clearance keeps kids from falling over
- Simple Powerstic steering mechanism
- Back brake for safety
- Built to last with a Polyamide base reinforced with 40-percent glass fiber
- Polyurethane wheels
- Measures 8.6 x 26.4 x 21.6 inches (W x H x D); weighs 3.7 pounds
- Dimensions: 8.6 by 26.4 by 21.6 inches (W x H x D): Weight: 3.7 pounds
- Available in a variety of colors including pink, yellow, green, aqua, orange and blue
For parents, the mini’s light weight (only 3.3lbs), means it’s easy to pick up and carry when need be, and makes it easier for the kids themselves to pick up and maneuver.
Also you can easily remove the steering column and store the Mini-Micro in a backpack.
Here’s what one of the owners had to say about the Mini Kick Scooter:
If you are looking for a scooter your preschooler will LOVE, will last a good long time, and something sturdy and safe, this is the scooter. This scooter is lower to the ground than any I’ve seen, which makes it easy for the kids to ride. The two wheels in front make for great stability and maneuvering. I cannot tell you HOW MANY parents have seen my kids on their scooters and sidled up to us to ask about them. (Ron B)