This post is sponsored by Power Wheels.
My kids have never had those large electic vehicles and they would agree emphatically that I am not an epic parent. More of a nagging, annoying kind of parent. We just don’t have the space either in our back yard to ride it nor in our garage which strongly is packed to the gills with bicycles, sleds, snow shovels and other gardening junk.
A few of their friends have these ride on epic toys. PickyKidPix spent a happy afternoon a few years ago riding her friend Caroline’s large electric jeep toy. Caroline’s parents said that the toy car actually got a lot of use though mostly from playdates.
There are downsides to large electric vehicle toys:
- takes up space to store
- not used frequently
… but here’s an unexpected upside. I think these large car toys help teach kids driving skills. A life skill that kids will need. Read more…