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#1 of 7 Old 04-17-2008, 10:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am looking for a store or website that sells wooden scooters. My son is 18 months old, and I think he would love to ride something around our spacious kitchen (or even outside if it ever warms up here... we're in Alaska : ). I was looking on http://www.blueberryforest.com/ but they don't seem to have quite what I am looking for... any other links or ideas?

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We got my son a rolling pony when he was 18 months old. Still a favorite with my daughter who's 2 1/2 now.
the "Radio Flyer Rolling Pony" it's showing unavailable on Amazon.com, so I'm not sure what's up with that. Hopefully they are still making them. It's a nice, simple wood scooter thingy.
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This came up if you are capable of making one: http://www.thewoodcrafter.net/proj/p14.php

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For his age you might have better luck if you search for "ride on" toys instead of scooter.
Here's a pricey but super cool one.

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We have this Radio Flyer scooter. It's nice and sturdy but doesn't go too fast. I chose it over the Classic version on amazon just due to comments that others had left. We also have another "hand-me-down" scooter and that really moves! Not sure of the brand but it has wheels like you'd find in rollerblades.
We have a Radio Flyer sit on toy too - yard sale find for $1. It's a much older version than this but my little one still loves to ride it around the house.

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not all wood, but wheely bugs are super cute and fun, too.


Or you could make one by cutting and sanding a square wood board and putting 4 casters on the bottom, maybe even cut some hand holds on the sides.

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google pintoy scooter as they do great ones, i can only see UK based ones but i am sure that you must be able to get one in the States
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