7 rad scooters for first time riders

The 7 best toddler scooters for first time riders

There isn’t a child alive that doesn’t want to run, jump, climb or do anything that stops them from sitting still. Keep sprouts active and moving fast with their very first scooter. When shopping for a first scooter, look for stability, good brakes and manoeuvrability.

To help you find the perfect scooter for your little skater dude, we’ve compiled this handy list of fab brands to get you started in your search.

Here are 7 rad toddler scooters for first-time riders.


Mini Micro Scooters

Mini Micro Deluxe ($159)

Head to your local park there’s a big chance you’ll see one of these Mini Micro scooters being ridden around. They have a wide non-slip deck, three wheels for stability and non-marking PU wheels so it can be ridden indoors or out. Suitable from 2 years.


Globber My 4-in-1 scooter

Globber My Free 4-in-1 Kids Scooter ($159)

This scooter is perfect for younger siblings jealous their older brothers or sisters get to scoot out and about. To start your mini you can sit on the seat while you push them using the handle. Then take the handle and your little rider can use the seat to finally scoot on their own. Suitable from 12 months when being used with the handle or from 3 years as a standard scooter.


Eurotrike Xero 12

Eurotrike Xero 12″ Pneumatic Tyre BMX Scooter ($191.95)

The big wheels give kids a stable and smooth ride while the steel frame won’t fade or chip. There’s also handbrakes for extra stopping power. Suitable from 3 years.


Razor A Click Scooter

Razor A Kick Scooter Clear ($59.99)

If your child is ready for a two-wheeled scooter this is perfect for first-timers. The Razor Scooter A was the first scooter produced by Razor and is perfect for those starting out on two wheels. Suitable from 5 years.

Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer Pro Glider Scooter

Radio Flyer Pro Glider ($99.99)

If you’re looking for a scooter that will have your speed demon taking corners like a pro – this is the scooter for you. With Premium E-Z Glide wheels your kiddo will get a faster ride but with the stability of three wheels. Suitable from 3 years old.

Zoomy Leisure

Zoomy Maxi Scooter with Flashing Wheels

Zoomy Leisure Kids Maxi Scooter with Flashing Wheels ($84.95)

Suitable for kids 4 years and older this is a robust scooter, perfect for rascals and more advanced riders. The Zoomy also has flashing lights and that means AWESOME in kid language.


Yvolution Y Fliker J2 Junior Scooter

Yvolution Y Flicker J2 Junior Scooter ($99)

Looking for something a little different? Try a flicker scooter. Whippersnappers simply wiggle from side to side to make this beauty go. The Y Volution can be used indoors and out and the centre bar gives extra stability for young riders. Suitable from 3 years old.

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