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Boarded, let’s go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

The very first children’s transport is a stroller for the baby. But when he grows up and learns to walk, other options will become relevant. Wheelchairs of cars with a handle, tricycles with a handle are the very first options of transport for children, in which parents can insure it.

Pedal cars and balancing bicycles are very popular with active children, and modern children’s electric cars are almost indistinguishable in appearance from real cars, which makes kids really excited.

So, where to start, what transport (besides the stroller) to choose for the crumbs, who only learned to walk? What to offer a child older?

How to treat a preschooler this summer? We will help you understand the variety and choose the transport that is suitable for your child by age, temperament and health.

From six months in the life of the kid begins the “era of big journeys” – the child tries to crawl. And every route has a goal.

And also, he tries to sit down, leaning – attention – on one hand! And this is a serious step towards mastering the vertical position. At the age of 7 months, the baby, as a rule, already confidently sits down.

And at 8 months, he no longer just sits, but he can even change from one place to another. He can even stand, holding on to something strong, the sense of balance still brings. By the year, as a rule, the child is already confidently standing, sitting, crawling, walking, pushing off with his feet.

So, it is time to change from the stroller to the new transport. Of course, not yet in a private car, and not even on a bicycle (since it is still difficult for the kid to pedal, and coordination of movements is still not perfect), but pushkars, runners, gurneys and various transformers will be most welcome.

Riding the horse a reliable solid gurney, the baby will push off with feet from the floor, and move to where it pleases. Of course, under your supervision. If the crumbs just want to go, then he will again come to the rescue machine-wheelchair.

Most models are equipped with a high back. So it will be convenient for the child to hold on to it with both handles, to go back and push the car in front of you.

It stimulates children to walk independently, strengthens the muscles of the arms and legs, develops large motor skills and coordination in space. Wheelchairs can be used not only in the street, but also at home.

Thus, the toy will be in demand not only in spring or summer, but also in cold winter evenings.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Italtrike (Italy)
Age: from 6 months
Weight: 10 kg
Average price: 7 500 rub.
Product specifications: Made of materials of the latest technology – rubber, latex and plastic. Convenient and multifunctional. It can turn into 3 different models: a stroller for children from 6 months, a bicycle stroller for children from 10 months and a bicycle for children from 2 years.

For children from six months can be used as an ordinary stroller. To do this, there is a removable unit with a soft mattress, 3-point seat belts, a removable handrail, a comfortable handle – lever, 3 height positions for any height of the parent. The brake lock of wheels is also located behind, as on a carriage.

And when the crumb grows up a little more, you just change the cradle for a chair – and you already have a tricycle! Each design variant has a visor and a luggage bag. The Evolution wheelchair is easy to operate, easy and gentle to move, good maneuverability, and, most importantly, convenience and comfort for the baby and his parents.

Maximum load – 15 kg for the stroller and 30 kg for the bike.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Smoby (France)
Age: from 6 months
Weight: 5, 2 kg
Average price: 10 510 rub.
Characteristics: Made of durable, safe materials that are resistant to fading and transformation. The center of the wheelchair is modulated and has many different functions. When a child still does not know how to walk on his own, it may be a wheelchair, equipped with a parental handle, leg supports and high safety rails for safety.

For convenience, adjustable seat angle. When the baby begins to take the first steps, the gurney can be used as comfortable walkers.

And when the child is still growing up and wants to do everything on their own, the center can be transformed into a car, which the baby drives with its legs. The car has wide rubber wheels. For the convenience and comfort of the baby, there is also a footrest.

The toy helps to develop coordination of movements, spatial perception, motility, hearing, logic, thinking and imagination. Maximum load: 25 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Smart Trike (Israel)
Age: from 6 months
Weight: 8 kg
Average price: 5 300 rub.
Characteristics: Transforms with the growth and development of the child. Thanks to a special base, it can be used as a rocking chair for the smallest.

Then, the toy can be turned into an independent bike for babies aged 14 months and older. And already for children from two to four years, the bike turns into a steady scooter. The kit includes a folding backrest with headrest, soft seat, seat belts with inserts, hard side protection, anti-slip rubber wheels.

Maximum load – 25 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Y-Bike (Ireland)
Age: from 9 months
Weight: 1.8 kg
Average price: 1,900 rubles.
Characteristics: Original design. Really suitable for kids less than a year.

Despite the stated “from 9 months”, in fact, you can use from the moment when the child begins to learn to walk, as a walker-support. And later – as a full gurney. The low and very light construction makes it easier for the child to master the gurney independently.

Four wheels rotating 360 degrees make it very easy to drive and maneuverable. The wheels have a soft coating that does not scratch the floor, so this vehicle can be used in the apartment.

Maximum load – 20 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Kiddieland (Hong Kong)
Age: from 9 months.
Weight: 2.36 kg.
Average price: 3,650 rubles.
Characteristics: “Grows” with the child. At first it is possible to use as a rocking chair or a gurney with a parental handle and bumpers of safety. As the child grows, both can be removed, and the transport will turn into a classic pushkar.

On a gurney, the characters of the famous Disney cartoon are depicted. Near the steering wheel there is an ignition key, a lever and buttons and a telephone with a detachable handset, which, when the disc is rotated, makes dialing sounds.

On the front panel, the arrows on the clock rotate, emitting the sounds of a ratchet. Spacious seat and comfortable high back allow you to sit comfortably on a typewriter.

The front wheels turn easily in one direction or another when you turn the steering wheel. Maximum load – 20 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

The age from one to three years in psychology is called “walking childhood.” When a child discovers the opportunity to move independently in space independently, a new life begins for him, a world opens with unlimited perspectives. By this time, the child easily masters the motor skills: running, jumping, changing direction, turning, walking backwards, climbing stairs, etc. The child opens up amazing possibilities of his own body.

It is necessary to support the call of nature and give the kid freedom of action.

So, at this age it is time to learn tricycles and scooters. But, before you go shopping, you should show the baby to the orthopedic surgeon and consult if the crumbs have deformities of the feet.

As a rule, the deformation is of two types – X – shaped (in the form of the letter “X”) and O-shaped (in the form of the letter “O”, the knees are deflected outward). X-shaped (valgus) deformity of the legs appears after the child stands on its feet and begins to walk.

It is characterized by the fact that the distance between the inner ankles with the knees pressed to each other is more than 5 cm. The causes of this curvature are heredity, when one of the parents has this deformation; lack of vitamin D (rickets); overweight child; but the most common cause is the weakness of the muscular-ligamentous apparatus of the lower limbs.

Major changes occur in the knee joint. Ligaments that strengthen the joint, stretch, especially on the inside. When this occurs, the flat-valgus deformity of the feet with the deviation of the heel outwards, develops flat feet.

The kid may complain of pain in the legs, ask for pens, prefers to stroller to walk. With this diagnosis, in addition to the course of massage, wearing special shoes, insoles and other things, doctors also recommend teaching the child to ride a bicycle. Which, by the way, is absolutely not recommended if the child was diagnosed with O – shaped (varus) deformity of the lower extremities.

O-shaped legs are characterized by when a standing child with closed feet has a distance between the knee joints. The causes of the o-shaped curvature of the legs are the same as that of the x-shaped deformation of the legs. It is recommended that the baby walk with bare feet on a flat surface.

And also in this case the scooter will be preferable. But even then, doctors do not recommend small children (even healthy ones) to ride it for more than 30-40 minutes a day.

And one more thing, for the time being it is not necessary to overestimate the possibilities of the child and go with him on a bicycle trip far from home. Unless, of course, you do not want to then carry the child and the bicycle to your home by yourself.

So the main mode of transport for long walks is still the stroller.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Smoby (France)
Age: from 1 year
Weight: 2 kg
Average price: 2 600 rub.
Product specifications: Mouse gurney made of high quality plastic with the latest technology, safe for children’s health. Thanks to castors, the wheelchair freely rotates 360 degrees.

This gives the child freedom and gives him strength for new feats. The spacious comfortable seat will ensure the correct position of the body while riding.

A stretcher will help your child improve coordination and strengthen the muscles of the legs. Maximum load – 20 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Kettler (Germany)
Age: from year
Weight: 3 kg
Average price: 4,060 rubles.
Product specifications: This runner (or simply put the bike without pedals) has a high-quality frame, covered with polyester paint. Adjustable seat and footrest are made taking into account the physiological characteristics of the child’s body.

Equipped with low-noise wheels that are completely closed to prying small eyes and handles. Maneuverable steering wheel, equipped with non-slip handles with a thickening at the ends to prevent the possibility of accidental slipping.

Maximum load – 20 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Y-Bike (Ireland)
Age: from 1.5 years
Weight: 2.3 kg
Average price: 2 999 rub.
Product specifications: Universal three-wheeled scooter plus wheelchair for the smallest. The handle is height adjustable.

Reliable wide platform with rubber inserts against slipping. Adjustable comfortable seat with support and good fixation.

Reliable, large foot rear brake, which is easy to get foot. Comfortable, non-slip ergonomic rubber handles. Solid and high-quality turning mechanism (easy to turn the body from side to side).

3 translucent spectacular rubber wheels. The rear wheel is wide and powerful.

Maximum load – 30 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Chicco (Italy)
Age: from 2 years
Weight: 5, 5 kg.
Average price: 4,700 rubles.
Characteristics: reproduces the sounds of neighing and the sound of hoofs. The toy can be used as a rocking chair due to the fact that it is easily installed on a swinging hard base, as well as a wheelchair on wheels.

The game stimulates the motor skills of the child. Horse on wheels, but can be mounted on a swinging base.

Maximum load – 25 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Children at the age of 3 are very mobile, they run, jump, jump from a small height, catch a ball, climb ladders, roll down a hill, etc. The child has more complicated hand movements, his coordination of movements is well developed. Despite the fact that the main mode of transport for children of this age are three- and four-wheeled bicycles, as well as three-and two-wheeled scooters, the child may already begin to explore new horizons – for example, learn to ride a two-wheeled bicycle or make first trips on a personal electric car.

Another good news – even going on a long walk, now you can safely leave the pram at home. Instead, take your bicycle or scooter with you. To keep up with the baby.

Surely he will be delighted with such an idea! And yet, do not forget about caution. Yes, the baby is now active, but still can not control the situation, so the responsibility for the safe movement of the child rests entirely with the parents.

Do not forget about it!

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Berg (Netherlands)
Age: from 3 years
Weight: 18 kg.
Average price: 14,270 rubles.
Characteristics: Classic children’s cycle mobile. The white frame, decorated with charming pink flowers, blends perfectly with the pink chair and the same pink wheels, and all together it makes a beautiful one-piece design, equipped with rubber tires from high-quality rubber and a comfortable steering wheel, as in a real car. Driving performance of this pedal machine allows you to use it on different terrains: in the park, forest, on the lawn or asphalt.

The seat is configured in three positions (that is, the cycle mobile can be used for more than one year). And thanks to the unique BFR drive with two chains, you can easily go forward, back and brake with pedals.

Maximum load – 45 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Kettler (Germany)
Age: from 3 years
Weight: 11.0 kg
Average price: 13 600 rub.
Product specifications: Children’s pedal car (velomobil) great for walking on the street. It has a high-strength steel frame with anti-corrosion, powder, non-burning polyester coating. Wide-profile sports wheels with wheels.

Comfortable movable seat. Handbrake that provides braking for both rear wheels. The pedals are disconnected from the wheels for safety when pushing a cat with a child sitting in it.

Maximum load – 30 kg.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Trek (China)
Age: from 3 years
Weight: 11 kg.
Average price: 8 999 rub.
Product specifications: Classic children’s bike with two main 16-inch wheels and two auxiliary wheels for confident riding novice cyclists. Side wheels removable.

Suitable for learning and walking. With the ability to adjust for a certain height.

Strong steel frame, protective cover on the chain, rear foot brake. In front – a capacious basket for children’s trifles. Design for girls.

For boys, there is a similar model in the “brutal” design.

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Boarded, let's go: how to choose a summer transport for your child

Manufacturer: Y-Bike
Age: from 3 years
Weight: 2.8 kg.
Average price: 1 985 rub.
Characteristics: This scooter has an unusual principle of movement: it does not need to push off with a foot, it is enough to move the body and it will go in the right direction. Easy to maneuver and steady. The frame is made of lightweight aluminum, the remaining parts are made of impact-resistant plastic.

Footpegs – corrugated and will not allow the child’s feet to slip off, the handles are covered with soft material and equipped with stoppers. Convenient folding system.

Maximum load: 25 kg.

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