Whether shopping for a toy that will encourage exercise, hand-eye coordination, or is just plain fun there is probably one among this list that will work well.
Given that, here is the list of the most popular (by consumer sales rankings) of the top ride on toys for boys this year:
1. Push and Ride Racer from Little Tikes
This ride on toys comes in first on the list, and is a "tried and true" - and a very popular toy for those little boys learning to walk or have some fun riding around.
Little Tikes Blue, Red, Yellow Push and Ride Racer
List Price: $30.00
Brand: Little Tikes
Merchant Info: For little ones, learning to walk and ride are skills that takes some time. There are muscles to grow, coordination and balance to gain, and not to mention getting those little legs to work together as a team! Now learning to toddle can be put on the fast track with is sporty racer that doubles as a ride-on and a walker. The high spoiler provides a sturdy handle for a child's first steps and the high back and easy-grip handlebar help to keep young riders steady. A low seat makes it easy for toddlers to get on and off. Features: -Ideal for ages 9 - 36 months -High spoiler provides a sturdy handle -High back -Easy-to-hold handlebar -Low seat -Dimensions: 17"H x 10"W x 22"D
2. Retro Rocket Ride On Toy for Boys from Radio Flyer
This is definitely a cool ride on toy for boys - and true to the name it has a great "retro" look to it. It also makes some very cool "space-like" sounds.
Radio Flyer Retro Rocket
List Price: $68.84
Brand: Radio Flyer, Inc.
Merchant Info: The Radio Flyer Retro Rocket features retro styling and Radio Flyer dependability. Kids love the astronaut and space sounds vibrating motor action clicking nose cone and light up panel and after burner. Comfortable no-slip seat and covered front wheels make this car safe and sturdy.
3. Play N Ride Train for Boys from Chicco
Chicco makes excellent baby and younger children products, and this one is no exception. It is a good ride on toy for toddler age boys to around 3 years, and also has some fun gadgets to play with and listen to. One more thing - it is a great "learning to walk" toy, with the push handle on the top of the seat back.
CHICCO USA CHI67358 PLAY N RIDE TRAIN
List Price: $61.39
Brand: Chicco Usa
Merchant Info: Cute, colorful, sturdy, and safe, this ride-on-push-behind train offers endless fun.
4. Power Wheels Lil Quad Ride On Toy for Boys from Fisher Price
There are a few different versions of the "Lil Quad" from Fisher-Price, all of them are electric powered and are a lot of fun. (Also they are made to be safe for little ones.)
Power Wheels Fisher-Price Lil Kawasaki Boy's Sport Quad
List Price: $149.38
Brand: Power Wheels (Fisher Price)
Merchant Info: Power Wheels Fisher-Price Lil Kawasaki Boy's Sport Quad, perfect for the littlest of drivers. Push-button operation makes it easy for them to stop and go, built-in footrests provide a safe, comfortable ride and ATV styling makes it easy for them to climb on and off, all by themselves! Covered front-end storage compartment with cup holder lid lets them bring their treasures and a refreshment along for the ride. The Power Wheels Fisher-Price Lil Kawasaki Boy's Sport Quad drives 2 mph (max.) forward on hard surfaces and grass.
5. John Deere Front Loader Ride On Toy for Boys from Peg Perego
The Peg Perego John Deere Front Loader is a great choice for those young lads who have a mechanical or farming "bent" and is a great way to develop hand eye coordination skills with the scooping, carring and dumping of loads. =) (Pedal powered.)
John Deere Pedal Loader
List Price: $180.00
Brand: Peg Perego
Merchant: Baby Catalog
Merchant Info: The Peg Perego John Deere Front Loader Ride On Vehicle is recommended for ages 2-6 and holds a maximum child weight of 65 lbs. The adjustable seat changes accordingly with the child's growth. The Peg Perego John Deere Front Loader Ride On Vehicle has a real functioning front-loader and tread wheels. The Peg Perego John Deere Front Loader Ride On Vehicle measures 52"L X 26.5"H X 25.5"W and weighs 31.5 lbs.
Well, for those who are "just browsing" or outright shopping, the above list of the Top 5 Ride On Toys for Boys should give a good head start - or provide the perfect toy for a young lad.
PS: There are more to choose from - some ride on toys for boys of a different style, and some for older age groups. To find a bigger selection to choose from, visit:
- Top 10 Ride On Toys for Boys 2010 - Squidoo Parenting and Kids