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Which scooter for a 2 year old

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Winterfellismyhome Sun 27-Sep-20 13:51:43

Hi all,

I want to get my toddler a scooter for Christmas but im overwhelmed with the amount of options. Any recommendations?

Thanks smile

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Londonborncatty Sun 27-Sep-20 14:09:41

We had great success with micro scooters. They are so good. They do a mini micro for age 2-5 years. I am not sure about deals but worth paying extra for. They last really well too so can be handed down.

Cherryrainbow Sun 27-Sep-20 14:24:26

B&m have scooters age 2+ in the 2 for £20 offers. Unicorn or dino designs x

RogueV Sun 27-Sep-20 14:25:00

Mini micro

GreyishDays Sun 27-Sep-20 14:25:52

Mini micro smile

legalseagull Sun 27-Sep-20 14:26:24

Mini micro all the way. My DD got one for her 2nd birthday. The version with the added extras included an O bar and seat - don't bother with that. She went straight to the normal bar. She didn't really start to love it until she was 2.5 but now she's lightening fast. My boy is 18 months and he's already livid with jealously and trying to scoot on it!

Fivemoreminutes1 Sun 27-Sep-20 14:29:28

DS had this www.argos.co.uk/product/8677112 which was great

Winterfellismyhome Sun 27-Sep-20 14:29:51

Thanks for the responses. The micro is on my list but slightly put off by the price. Dont mind paying extra if it will last for a while though!

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fitzbilly Sun 27-Sep-20 14:33:08

Get a micro scooter.

My DC both started using them at 18 months and were very competent by two

If the price puts you off then buy one second hand. They are incredibly robust and will last for years. They are also much lighter than donye of the cheaper ones.

PinkSubmarine Sun 27-Sep-20 14:37:54

Mini micro all the way, and if you find one second hand, even better.

NannyR Sun 27-Sep-20 14:37:55

Mini micros are great and well worth the extra cost. The three year old I look after has been riding one from about 20 months - she's the third child to have used it and it's been used a lot! They are very robustly built, lightweight and smooth and easy to ride.

dinosnorezzzz Sun 27-Sep-20 14:43:16

Globber scooters really good fee well made ours has lasted really well

Mol1628 Sun 27-Sep-20 14:44:27

Mini micro.

Sunnydaysstillhere Sun 27-Sep-20 14:44:45

Ds got a Thomas scooter for his 2nd birthday... Still has it at 6!
£20 from B&M..

ShouldWeChangeTheBulb Sun 27-Sep-20 14:45:10

Mini micro - there is a reason they are so popular.

3girlsandapooch Sun 27-Sep-20 14:49:27

Mini micro, cant fault them.

Winterfellismyhome Sun 27-Sep-20 16:03:02

Thanks everyone! Think im set on the micro for him

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MissRainbowBrite Sun 27-Sep-20 16:07:39

Mini Micro's are fab. DD had one for 2.5 years of pretty heavy use which we then passed onto a neighbour who used it for her DD for another 2 years of daily use then her sibling used it for another 6 months before it finally gave up and broke. Well worth the money.

grool Sun 27-Sep-20 16:13:18

Mini micro all the way, well worth the price tag. My DD started using hers at about 2 years old. We bought the version with the seat that you could push and its great for the school run. Saves us the tantrums we used to have when putting her in the pram and we don't spend 40 minutes walking to school! Older DD has the micro maxi scooter that she loves as well

drspouse Sun 27-Sep-20 17:24:24

Mini micro lasted and was handed down and got sold on!

copperoliver Sun 27-Sep-20 18:31:28

Micro scooter. X

Dotdotlineline Sun 27-Sep-20 20:20:43

Mini micro!

Raindropsonrosesand Mon 28-Sep-20 11:27:21

Yep, mini micro.

2nd hand is fine (they really don't care at that age!) and as a pp said, don't bother with the seat and O bar extras.

You might want to consider streamers for the handlebars as an extra though grin

Equimum Mon 28-Sep-20 15:29:57

Don’t be put off by the price. Friends who bought cheaper ones ended up replacing them fairly quickly. Ours did nearly six years across two children and is soon to head off to their cousin.

Bikingbear Fri 02-Oct-20 00:38:53

Mini micro with the adjustable handle.

My DS has a new Globber and a second hand Mini micro. The handle height on the Globber is really high hence he ended up with a second hand mini micro with the O bar.

For a tall child it probably doesn't make much difference but for average to short the mini micro is rated from age 2 the globber age 3.

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