Almost 8 years ago, our oldest son was up on a skateboard well before he could even walk. Visits to the local skateparks have been a regular occurrence since then. It’s such an integral part of our weekends and summer routine now! We love it! The kids are physically active, our local skatepark community is incredibly welcoming, and we’ve found a family activity that just naturally fits for us!
Our son caught the kick scooter bug a few years ago while watching the older kids at a skatepark. We spent time researching the best ones, and even went through two disappointing purchases. Kids scooter hard, really hard. If kick scooters aren’t properly built and reinforced, or break systems aren’t top-notch, alignment gets off and safety quickly becomes a concern. With both our sons now doing non-stop tricks on their kick scooters, we only want the safest (and they only want the coolest!). Based on our research for our own family, here are our choices for best kids’ kick scooters: