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    Default Three wheel scooters

    I am thinking of getting my DS a three wheel scooter for his 2nd birthday. Do you think 2 is too young for a 3 wheel scooter?

    Also, if your child has one, what kind is it, and do you recommend it?

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    Definitely not too young! DS easily managed a scooter at that age. We have a maxi micro and love it! I have heard good things about Globber scooters too and I believe they are cheaper.

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    3 wheel scooters are perfect for 2 year olds. We bought one for our 4th boy on his 2nd birthday and he was able to use it easily

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    Not too young. My youngest has been riding a micro scooter. They are awesome. She's an expert now.

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    We bought a micro mini at about 2 and it's been great. Although it's been relegated to lower preference status by the balance bike since about 2.5. Both scooters and balance bikes are great options at this age.

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    Thanks everyone.

    I've now had a look at those brands mentioned too, thanks. They do look good, though a bit more expensive than i thought they'd be.

    Do your kids wear helmets when riding them? I hadn't even though of this until i saw some pictures of the scooters with helmets hanging on the handlebars.

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    I have target 'peppa pig' scooters for my girls and they are great. Paid about $30 each from memory. 3 wheel and seem to be plenty strong and safe enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    Thanks everyone.

    I've now had a look at those brands mentioned too, thanks. They do look good, though a bit more expensive than i thought they'd be.

    Do your kids wear helmets when riding them? I hadn't even though of this until i saw some pictures of the scooters with helmets hanging on the handlebars.
    Yep, our kids definitely wear helmets with them.

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    We have a micro mini for DS. It has the 2 wheels at the front (we preferred this so DS would not bump his feet on back wheels).

    He also always wears a helmet. Same rules as using a bike here.

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    Default Three wheel scooters

    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    I am thinking of getting my DS a three wheel scooter for his 2nd birthday. Do you think 2 is too young for a 3 wheel scooter?

    Also, if your child has one, what kind is it, and do you recommend it?
    I recently bought a 3-wheel scooter from Kmart recently for $20. Although it says for age 3+, it's been great for the 2 Yr old that I bought it for as it's stable.

    http://www.kmart.com.au/category/kid...FdgkvQodWvkOPg

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