Balance Bikes & Scooters

Once a child has mastered those all-important first steps it is time for exploration and adventure. What better way to help them along than with their first ride-on toy. As their independence and confidence grow they will be whizzing around just like the bigger kids do on their bikes. Balance bikes are a great way to start them on their journey.

Balance Bikes

First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£175.00

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First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£139.00

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First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£139.00

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First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£139.00

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First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£139.00

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Janod Vintage Bikloon Balance Bike
Janod Vintage Bikloon Balance Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£124.99

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Janod Vintage Bikloon Balance Bike
Janod Vintage Bikloon Balance Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£124.99

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Janod Wooden Scooter Balance Bike, Mint
Janod Wooden Scooter Balance Bike, Mint
John Lewis & Partners

£99.99

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Kiddimoto Super Junior Max Skulls Balance Bike
Kiddimoto Super Junior Max Skulls Balance Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£79.99

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Kiddimoto Super Junior Max Union Jack Balance Bike
Kiddimoto Super Junior Max Union Jack Balance Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£79.99

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Ultra Light 2Kg Running/Balance Bike
Ultra Light 2Kg Running/Balance Bike
VERY

£79.99

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Ultra Light 2Kg Running/Balance Bike
Ultra Light 2Kg Running/Balance Bike
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£79.99

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Children’s Bikes

Falcon Falcon Pro Lightweight Alloy 26Inch Junior Bike
Falcon Falcon Pro Lightweight Alloy 26Inch Junior Bike
VERY

£249.99

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Sonic Sonic Fatbike 20 Inch 6 Speed Black/Yellow
Sonic Sonic Fatbike 20 Inch 6 Speed Black/Yellow
VERY

£249.99

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Zombie Airbourne Xl Boys Dirt Jump Bike 26 Inch Wheel
Zombie Airbourne Xl Boys Dirt Jump Bike 26 Inch Wheel
VERY

£239.99

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Falcon Falcon Elite Lightweight Alloy 24Inch Junior Bike
Falcon Falcon Elite Lightweight Alloy 24Inch Junior Bike
VERY

£239.99

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Sonic Sonic Fatbike 20 Inch 6 Speed Black/Mango
Sonic Sonic Fatbike 20 Inch 6 Speed Black/Mango
VERY

£239.99

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Nitro Full Suspension Boys Mountain Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Nitro Full Suspension Boys Mountain Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£229.99

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Concept Concept Belle Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike Pink
Concept Concept Belle Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike Pink
VERY

£229.99

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Falcon Falcon Ace Lightweight Alloy 20Inch Junior Bike
Falcon Falcon Ace Lightweight Alloy 20Inch Junior Bike
VERY

£229.99

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Rooster Jammin 8.5 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
Rooster Jammin 8.5 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
VERY

£225.00

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Rooster Jammin 8.5 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
Rooster Jammin 8.5 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
VERY

£225.00

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Zombie Apocalyose 25-9 Boys Bmx Bike
Zombie Apocalyose 25-9 Boys Bmx Bike
VERY

£219.99

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Concept Concept Belle Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike Pink
Concept Concept Belle Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike Pink
VERY

£219.99

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Flite Taser Dual Suspension Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Flite Taser Dual Suspension Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£199.99

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Flite Taser Dual Suspension Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Flite Taser Dual Suspension Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£199.99

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Elswick Cherish Girls Heritage Bike 20 Inch Wheel
Elswick Cherish Girls Heritage Bike 20 Inch Wheel
VERY

£189.99

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Elswick Elswick Eternity Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike
Elswick Elswick Eternity Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel Heritage Bike
VERY

£189.99

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Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Black
Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Black
VERY

£189.99

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Concept Concept Chillout Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Silver
Concept Concept Chillout Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Silver
VERY

£189.99

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Moonstone Full Suspension Kids Bike 20 Inch Wheel
Moonstone Full Suspension Kids Bike 20 Inch Wheel
VERY

£179.99

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Venus Front Suspension Girls Mountain Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Venus Front Suspension Girls Mountain Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£179.99

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Concept Riptide 10 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel 6 Speed Mountain Bike Blue
Concept Riptide 10 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel 6 Speed Mountain Bike Blue
VERY

£179.99

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Concept Concept Chillout Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Purple
Concept Concept Chillout Girls 13 Inch Frame 24 Inch Wheel Bike Purple
VERY

£179.99

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Concept Concept Chillout Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Silver
Concept Concept Chillout Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Silver
VERY

£179.99

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Falcon Falcon Siren Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel Dual Suspension Bike
Falcon Falcon Siren Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel Dual Suspension Bike
VERY

£179.99

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Flite Ravine Front Suspension Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Flite Ravine Front Suspension Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£179.99

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Flite Ravine Front Suspension Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Flite Ravine Front Suspension Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£179.99

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First Go! Balance toddler push bike
First Go! Balance toddler push bike
Selfridges

£175.00

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Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Black
Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Black
VERY

£169.99

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Concept Concept Chillout Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Pink
Concept Concept Chillout Girls 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Pink
VERY

£169.99

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Falcon Falcon Raptor Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel Front Suspension
Falcon Falcon Raptor Boys Bike 24 Inch Wheel Front Suspension
VERY

£169.99

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Falcon Falcon Cyclone Boys Rigid Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Falcon Falcon Cyclone Boys Rigid Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£169.99

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Batman 6V Bat Bike
Batman 6V Bat Bike
VERY

£159.99

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Rooster Radical 9 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
Rooster Radical 9 Inch Frame Bmx Bike
VERY

£159.99

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Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Blue
Concept Concept Thunderbolt Boys 9.5 Inch Frame 20 Inch Wheel Bike Blue
VERY

£159.99

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Falcon Falcon Jetstream Boys Rigid Bike 20 Inch Wheel
Falcon Falcon Jetstream Boys Rigid Bike 20 Inch Wheel
VERY

£159.99

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Falcon Aurora Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
Falcon Aurora Girls Bike 24 Inch Wheel
VERY

£159.99

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Sonic Blade Boys Bike 20 Inch Wheel
Sonic Blade Boys Bike 20 Inch Wheel
VERY

£159.99

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Spiderman 16Inch Bike
Spiderman 16Inch Bike
VERY

£154.99

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Silverfox Flight Boys Bmx Bike 10 Inch Frame
Silverfox Flight Boys Bmx Bike 10 Inch Frame
VERY

£154.99

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Townsend Pandora Girls Bike 16 Inch Wheel
Townsend Pandora Girls Bike 16 Inch Wheel
VERY

£149.99

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L.O.L Surprise! 16 Inch Bike
L.O.L Surprise! 16 Inch Bike
VERY

£149.99

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Townsend Spyda Full Suspension Boys Bike 16 Inch Wheel
Townsend Spyda Full Suspension Boys Bike 16 Inch Wheel
VERY

£149.99

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Sonic Sonic Curve Unisex Wooden Balance Bike - 10-Inch
Sonic Sonic Curve Unisex Wooden Balance Bike - 10-Inch
VERY

£64.99

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Micro Balance Bike
Micro Balance Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£59.95

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Sonic Glide Girls Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
Sonic Glide Girls Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
VERY

£54.99

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Sonic Glide Boys Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
Sonic Glide Boys Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
VERY

£54.99

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Townsend Duo Boys Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
Townsend Duo Boys Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
VERY

£49.99

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Townsend Duo Girls Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
Townsend Duo Girls Balance Bike 10 Inch Wheel
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£49.99

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Bammax Baby Balance Bike Baby Walker Ride On Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike (Pink)
Bammax Baby Balance Bike Baby Walker Ride On Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike (Pink)
Amazon

RRP: £99.99

£45.99

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LEGO® Technic™ Stunt Show Truck & Bike set
LEGO® Technic™ Stunt Show Truck & Bike set
Selfridges

£45.00

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BEKILOLE Baby Balance Bike Ride on Trike Baby Walker 12-24 Months Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike Zebra
BEKILOLE Baby Balance Bike Ride on Trike Baby Walker 12-24 Months Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike Zebra
Amazon

£45.00

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LEGO Technic: Stunt Show Truck & Bike (42106)
LEGO Technic: Stunt Show Truck & Bike (42106)
I Want One Of Those

£44.99

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Lego City 60245 Police Monster Truck Heist With Van And Motorbike
Lego City 60245 Police Monster Truck Heist With Van And Motorbike
VERY

£44.99

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Lego Technic 42106 Stunt Show Truck &Amp; Bike With Pull-Back Motor 2In1
Lego Technic 42106 Stunt Show Truck &Amp; Bike With Pull-Back Motor 2In1
VERY

£44.99

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Stunt Show Truck & Bike
Stunt Show Truck & Bike
LEGO

£44.99

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XIAPIA Baby Toddler Tricycle Bike No Pedals 10-36 Months Ride-on Toys Gifts Indoor Outdoor Balance Bike for One Year Old Boys Girls First Birthday
XIAPIA Baby Toddler Tricycle Bike No Pedals 10-36 Months Ride-on Toys Gifts Indoor Outdoor Balance Bike for One Year Old Boys Girls First Birthday
Amazon

£43.99

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YGJT Baby Balance Bike for 1 Year Old Baby Ride on Toys Baby Walker Push Bike First Gift for 10 months -2 Years Old Boys Girls (Pink duck)
YGJT Baby Balance Bike for 1 Year Old Baby Ride on Toys Baby Walker Push Bike First Gift for 10 months -2 Years Old Boys Girls (Pink duck)
Amazon

RRP: £109.99

£43.99

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Lego City 60244 Police Helicopter Transport With Motorbike And Truck
Lego City 60244 Police Helicopter Transport With Motorbike And Truck
VERY

£39.99

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Batman 10 Inch Balance Bike
Batman 10 Inch Balance Bike
VERY

£39.99

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Hauck E-Z Rider 10 Inch Balance Bike - Pink
Hauck E-Z Rider 10 Inch Balance Bike - Pink
VERY

£39.99

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Hauck E-Z Rider Balance Bike - Navy
Hauck E-Z Rider Balance Bike - Navy
VERY

£39.99

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Baby Blue Stylish Wooden Ride On Bike Motorcycle Shaped Balance Bike No Pedal 4 Wheels Push & Pull Toy for Children Toddler 1-3 Years Indoor Outdoor
Baby Blue Stylish Wooden Ride On Bike Motorcycle Shaped Balance Bike No Pedal 4 Wheels Push & Pull Toy for Children Toddler 1-3 Years Indoor Outdoor
Amazon

RRP: £176.99

£36.65

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LEGO Technic 42106 Stunt Show Truck & Bike
LEGO Technic 42106 Stunt Show Truck & Bike
John Lewis & Partners

£36.00

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Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Selfridges

£35.00

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Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Selfridges

£35.00

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Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Selfridges

£35.00

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Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Selfridges

£35.00

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Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Adjustable bike helmet 3-7 years
Selfridges

£35.00

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Bamny Baby Balance Bike No Pedal Baby Car Ride on Toy for 1-3 Years Old Children Walker Ages 12-36 Months Durable Toddler Tricycle Infant First Birthday Gift Indoor Outdoor (Pink)
Bamny Baby Balance Bike No Pedal Baby Car Ride on Toy for 1-3 Years Old Children Walker Ages 12-36 Months Durable Toddler Tricycle Infant First Birthday Gift Indoor Outdoor (Pink)
Amazon

£34.99

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Scooters

Micro Sparrow Electric Scooter, 8-15 years
Micro Sparrow Electric Scooter, 8-15 years
John Lewis & Partners

£449.00

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Micro Sparrow electric scooter
Micro Sparrow electric scooter
Selfridges

£400.00

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Viro Rides Viro Rides Vega 2-In-1 Transforming Scooter
Viro Rides Viro Rides Vega 2-In-1 Transforming Scooter
VERY

was: £279.99

£234.99

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Zinc S2 E Scooter Pro
Zinc S2 E Scooter Pro
VERY

£229.99

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Micro Scooter Adult Flex Deluxe Black Scooter
Micro Scooter Adult Flex Deluxe Black Scooter
Hamleys

£225.00

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Micro Scooter Micro Black
Micro Scooter Micro Black
Hamleys

£193.00

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Adults Flex Deluxe scooter
Adults Flex Deluxe scooter
Selfridges

£180.00

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Micro Flex Deluxe Scooter, Adult
Micro Flex Deluxe Scooter, Adult
John Lewis & Partners

£179.95

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Micro Flex Deluxe Scooter, Adult
Micro Flex Deluxe Scooter, Adult
John Lewis & Partners

£179.95

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Razor Powercore E90 Scooter - Pink
Razor Powercore E90 Scooter - Pink
VERY

£164.99

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Micro black adult scooter
Micro black adult scooter
Selfridges

£150.00

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L.O.L Surprise! 12V Electric Scooter
L.O.L Surprise! 12V Electric Scooter
VERY

was: £159.99

£149.99

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Kids@Play Battery Operated Retro Scooter 6V
Kids@Play Battery Operated Retro Scooter 6V
VERY

£149.99

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Micro Scooter, Adult, White
Micro Scooter, Adult, White
John Lewis & Partners

£149.95

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Micro Scooter, Adult, Black
Micro Scooter, Adult, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£149.95

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Micro Rocket Scooter, Adult
Micro Rocket Scooter, Adult
John Lewis & Partners

£149.95

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Micro Rocket Scooter, Adult
Micro Rocket Scooter, Adult
John Lewis & Partners

£149.95

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Micro Scooter Deluxe Foldable Pink
Micro Scooter Deluxe Foldable Pink
Hamleys

£148.00

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Foldable Deluxe Maxi Micro Scooter
Foldable Deluxe Maxi Micro Scooter
Selfridges

£145.00

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Micro Scooter Deluxe Foldable Maxi Navy
Micro Scooter Deluxe Foldable Maxi Navy
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£144.99

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Micro Scooter Foldable Maxi Micro Deluxe &Ndash; Pink
Micro Scooter Foldable Maxi Micro Deluxe &Ndash; Pink
VERY

£144.99

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Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£144.95

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Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£144.95

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Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£144.95

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Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Selfridges

£90.00

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Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Selfridges

£90.00

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Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Mini Deluxe LED scooter
Selfridges

£90.00

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Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£94.95

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Micro Scooter Micro Sprite &Ndash; Silver
Micro Scooter Micro Sprite &Ndash; Silver
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£94.99

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Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£99.95

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Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
Micro Sprite Scooter, 5-12 years
John Lewis & Partners

£99.95

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Janod Wooden Scooter Balance Bike, Mint
Janod Wooden Scooter Balance Bike, Mint
John Lewis & Partners

£99.99

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Micro Scooter Micro Sprite &Ndash; Black
Micro Scooter Micro Sprite &Ndash; Black
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£99.99

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Micro Scooter Micro Sprite - Purple Stripe
Micro Scooter Micro Sprite - Purple Stripe
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£99.99

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Micro Sprite scooter
Micro Sprite scooter
Selfridges

£100.00

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Micro Sprite scooter
Micro Sprite scooter
Selfridges

£100.00

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Micro Sprite scooter
Micro Sprite scooter
Selfridges

£100.00

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Micro Scooter Mini Deluxe LED Red
Micro Scooter Mini Deluxe LED Red
Hamleys

£100.00

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Micro Scooter Sprite Black Stripe Metal Scooter
Micro Scooter Sprite Black Stripe Metal Scooter
Hamleys

£110.00

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Viro Rides Viro Rides Vr 550E Electric Scooter - Blue
Viro Rides Viro Rides Vr 550E Electric Scooter - Blue
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was: £139.99

£117.99

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Micro Sprite Deluxe Scooter, 5-12 years, Black
Micro Sprite Deluxe Scooter, 5-12 years, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£119.95

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Micro Scooter 3 In 1 Mini Deluxe Plus - Pink
Micro Scooter 3 In 1 Mini Deluxe Plus - Pink
VERY

£119.99

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Micro Scooter 3 In 1 Mini Deluxe Plus - Blue
Micro Scooter 3 In 1 Mini Deluxe Plus - Blue
VERY

£119.99

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Zinc Electric T-Motion Tri-Scooter
Zinc Electric T-Motion Tri-Scooter
VERY

£119.99

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Mini Micro 3 in 1 Scooter
Mini Micro 3 in 1 Scooter
Selfridges

£120.00

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Mini Micro deluxe 3 in 1 Scooter
Mini Micro deluxe 3 in 1 Scooter
Selfridges

£120.00

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Micro Scooter Mini Micro 3 in 1 Deluxe Pink
Micro Scooter Mini Micro 3 in 1 Deluxe Pink
Hamleys

£120.00

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Micro Mini 2 Go Deluxe Scooter, 3 - 5 years
Micro Mini 2 Go Deluxe Scooter, 3 - 5 years
John Lewis & Partners

£125.00

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Trikes

Little Tikes 4-in-1 Primary Colours Trike
Little Tikes 4-in-1 Primary Colours Trike
The Toy Shop

was: £81.99

£69.99

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Little Tikes 4-in-1 Navy Blue Trike
Little Tikes 4-in-1 Navy Blue Trike
The Toy Shop

was: £81.99

£69.99

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Little Tikes 4-in-1 Purple Trike
Little Tikes 4-in-1 Purple Trike
The Toy Shop

was: £81.99

£69.99

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Smoby Be Move Trike - Blue
Smoby Be Move Trike - Blue
VERY

£49.99

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Smoby Be Move Trike - Pink
Smoby Be Move Trike - Pink
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£49.99

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BEKILOLE Baby Balance Bike Ride on Trike Baby Walker 12-24 Months Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike Zebra
BEKILOLE Baby Balance Bike Ride on Trike Baby Walker 12-24 Months Toys for 1 Year Old Boys Girls Baby Walking Bike First Bike Zebra
Amazon

£45.00

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Disney Princess My First Trike
Disney Princess My First Trike
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£42.99

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Paw Patrol My First Trike
Paw Patrol My First Trike
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£42.99

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Mookie Scuttlebug Tiger Trike
Mookie Scuttlebug Tiger Trike
John Lewis & Partners

£29.99

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Here at Top Toy Guide, we like to find what’s popular and what’s new in the world of ride-on and bikes. It is serious business choosing a child’s first ride-on, balance bike or second bike. That’s why it’s best to check out what’s hot beforehand so there are no disappointed faces.

Kids can’t wait to have their own scooter, trike or any other foot powered ride-on toy as there mobility and sense of freedom takes hold. There is a fantastic range of balance bikes, ride-on toys for preschoolers. Best of all, they include some of their favourite characters they love on TV.

Ride-on Toys

The introduction of ride-on toys balance bikes and wheeled toys is so important. Indoor and outdoor bikes promote physical activity which is an essential part of healthy development. Starting kids off with ride-on toys at an early age helps improve their balance and coordination. However, it is essential to make sure the ride-on toy is suitable for the age of the child and that it is well made.

Children are very receptive to colour so buying a colourful ride-on toy will bring much joy. And the more real it looks the better! There are many types of ride-ons and some double as a walker for very young toddlers. These can be found based on popular themes like Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam, In the Night Garden, etc.

Trikes, balance bikes and scooters are loved by kids and they never seem to lose their appeal. Good examples include Toy Story Trike, Peppa Pig Trike for ages 18 months and over. Also Smart Trike for 10 to 36 months and Smart Trike Scooter for ages 3 to 6-year-olds. A popular scooter for girls is the Hello Kitty micro scooter and Barbie inline scooter these are for ages 5 and over.

Scooters and Helmets

It won’t seem long before they have passed the balance bike ride-on stage. The will be soon looking forward to their first bike. So it’s important to remember the safety and protective issues when buying a first ride-on toy, bike, trike or scooter.

There are many things to consider such as sturdiness, size and essential protective items such as helmet, knee pads and elbow pads. Most importantly it’s not wise to think a child will be fine on a bike that’s too big just because they will grow into it. So it is best to buy an adjustable bike that grows as the child does.

Buying a First Bike

When it comes to buying a bike it is important to get the right size to match the age and height of the child. It is also worth looking for bikes with adjustable seats and handlebars. The range of adjustable bikes can include popular characters as well as traditional style bikes like Barbie bikes, Dora the Explorer, and Fifi and the Flowerpots, Hello Kitty 16in bike, plus a Raleigh 12in Ziggy boy’s bike for younger riders.

Raleigh has a good range of kids bikes for 8-year-olds and over like the Challenge BMX Deluth unisex bike and Raleigh Blaze BMX with Gyro. Kids Helmets, pads and bell sets are essential accessories and can be found sporting kids favourite characters like Ben 10, Disney Princess, Spiderman and Star Wars Clones.

Guide to finding the right size bike for your child:

Each bike manufacturer has their own guide to the suitability of bikes for children. The following guide gives you a rough idea what to look out for when buying a first bike or second bike by showing the wheel diameter sizes that are most appropriate for the age and height of the child.

Height, Wheel Size and Age of Child:

  • 98-112cm:   12” bike for 3-5 years with removable stabilisers
  • 105-117cm: 14” bike for 4-6 years with removable stabilisers
  • 112-125cm: 16” bike for 5-7 years
  • 117-129cm: 18” bike for 6-8 years
  • 125-136cm: 20” bike for 7-9 years
  • 130-141cm: 24” bike for 8-10 years

A bike that is too big or too small is more difficult to control, increasing the risk of accidents. It is best to measure the child’s height first before deciding on buying a bike if this is not possible then use the child’s as age as a guide.

Some kid’s bikes come complete with stabilisers; others do not, but they can be purchased separately and can easily be fitted. As a rule, stabilisers can only be fitted to bikes with wheels up to 16″.