Toddler Biking

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Skill: Balance

30 minutes

Requirements

• Small tricycle or riding toy with 3-4 wheels

Instructions

  1. Go for a walk with your toddler riding alongside.
  2. Stay on sidewalks of quiet streets and park pathways.

    TIP: Make sure your child always wears a helmet.

    TIP: This basic “wheeling” helps develop balance and leg strength.

Variations

• With toddlers ages 3-4, consider introducing them to a balance bike (two wheels but no pedals)

Benefits

This activity develops balance, coordination, and strength in the legs in preparation for more advanced cycling activities at older ages.

Suggested Age1-4 years