As babies grow older, you will notice that their level of curiosity slowly begin to change. They start from simply looking around their surroundings to holding things within their grasp. As they learn to crawl or walk, they begin to extend their curiosity towards farther things. As toddlers, you can expect them to run around or imitate what they see. Further up their age bracket, they would like to learn other things such as riding a bike. Toys like the Strider ST-4 Balance Bike will help your kids learn to balance a bike safely and at a younger age.
If it were only up to me, I would like my kids to learn how to ride a bike when they are around seven or eight years old. This way, they already have a better sense of balance and control over their body. It is a bit risky for me to allow my younger kids to use an ordinary bike right away. But you might disagree with me. If you would like to teach your kids to bike as early as three to five years old, using the Strider ST-4 Balance Bike becomes a safer option.
The Strider ST-4 Balance Bike allows kids as little as a year old to learn how to balance while riding a smaller version of a bicycle. The Strider’s design is similar to an ordinary bicycle but without the pedals, chains and sprockets. It is easier to learn how to balance the bike using the Strider. It also allows kids to learn about coordination, motor skills and improve muscle strength early. Not only that, the Strider also allows kids to learn using it with minimal parent help. This helps develop their self-confidence as well.
The Strider ST-4 is quite light at seven pounds, making it an ideal toy for kids. It also comes with puncture-proof, all-terrain tires. The handlebar and seat are adjustable for kid riders from 30 inches to 44 inches tall. It is ideal for kids from one to five years old. You can consider it as early bike training for your kids. It is also a fun way for children to become physically active at an early age. The Strider ST-4 is available at Strider Bikes for US$109.
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