Why your Child needs a Scooter

One of the most important parts of child development is play and being active. Preschoolers are naturally very active in their every day and it’s important that they using this energy moving, learning, discovering and having fun. It’s recommended that children from 1-5 years be physically active at least three hours a day and shouldn’t be inactive for more than 1 hour at a time (AU Department of Health).

Being active has also been known to have emotional and cognitive benefits such as increased happiness, self-esteem, learning outcomes, improved cooperation, team work skills and developing friendships. Alongside many health benefits including muscles growth and strength, balance, coordination, sleeping and achieving a healthy weight.

5 reasons your toddler needs a scooter

Our preschooler scooters are the perfect toy and tool for developing their balance coordination, motor skills while giving them a taste of independence.

Rather being restrained in a buggy or car seat travelling short distances, they can be active, learning and having fun. Using them inside on a rainy day, outside in the garden, at the park or off to preschool. They'll develop skills that will help with their performance in sports and give them the confidence to try new things.

Our Mini Micro scooters have been designed specifically with child development in mind. The lightweight design makes it easy to pick up and move around. The stable 3 wheels allows the scooter to stand alone and provides the stability they need to learn. The Mini Micro helps them develop their balance as they learn to push along with one leg. It has a lean to steer function, learning to shift their weight from side to side to turn. This gives them more awareness of their body and improves coordination. The scooter helps strengthen their muscles being active and using them in new ways.

Most importantly kids love the Mini Micro and they'll want to take it along on every journey. Mum and Dad will see their confidence grow as learn a new skill and the faster they get the more they scoot.

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