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A cheap kids scooter is a low-fare ticket to ride, as well as to learn to balance, acquire self-confidence, and attain a degree of independence. Some parents prefer starting the youngest children on cheap three-wheeled kick scooters and then moving them up to cheep two-wheeled kick scooters at about age 5. The pre-teen set might get a cool boost from a cheap electric scooter. Pay attention to the weight limit of whichever cheap scooter you choose; most children's scooters are not meant to carry an adult, although some parents have been known to take a spin or two around the block on models with higher weight maximums. Scooters designed for school-age kids usually have a brake on the rear wheel. The cheap scooters on our list all fold for easy storage and portability and most feature adjustable handlebars.

Power Source Wheels Weight Limits Extras
Razor A Kick Scooter estimated price $27
Kick Two wheels (98 mm inline-style urethane wheels) 143 pounds Rear-fender brake; foldable; adjustable handlebars
Razor E100 Electric Scooter estimated price $91
Motorized, electric Two wheels (125mm polyurethane rear wheel, 8 pneumatic front tire) 120 pounds Hand-operated front brake; foldable; adjustable handlebars
Radio Flyer My First Scooter estimated price $34
Kick Three wheels (two 6-inch wheels in front, one 5-inch wheel in rear) 50 pounds Foldable; comes fully assembled
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