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Kids Ride on Toys - Ride on Toys for Toddlers

By Edited Jul 22, 2016 1 2

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Kids ride on toys can provide hours of entertainment for young children. With the different character themed designs, multi-speed selections, styles and models - ride on toys for toddlers have stayed a popular gift and fun time activity for children ages 3 and up.

Kids Ride on Toys - Models

If it can be ridden on 2, 4, 5 or 6 wheels chances are you can find it in the selection of ride on toys for toddlers that are readily available to consumers. Here are just some of the models to look out for:

  • Motorcycle
  • Hummer
  • Corvette
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Jeep
  • Mini Cooper
  • Gator
  • 4 Wheel ATV
  • Tractor
  • Golf carts
  • Fire Engines
  • Dune Buggy

Styles/Colors/Themes of Ride on Toys for Toddlers:

As with any product that is aimed at toddlers and young children, you can expect that if there is a popular cartoon, tv show, animation or character that is all the rage with the young ones then there is a battery operated kids ride on toy themed around it. However, just as often you can find these power wheels in standard kid appealing colors only as well. Here are just a few characters, colors and themes you can find these battery operated wonders in.


  • Disney Princess
  • Barbie
  • Cars (Cartoon)
  • Racing
  • John Deere

Colors (common colors)

  • Blue
  • Gray
  • Red
  • Black
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Green


  • Flames
  • Racing
  • farming
  • Police
  • Engines

Finding the right Battery Operated Ride on Toys for Toddlers

The speed, function and requirement for a lot of the electric/ battery operated kids ride on toys will vary. This is in part to ensure that there is a style for kids of most ages and weights. The 2 most common finds are: 6 Volt battery operated ride on toys and 12 volt battery electric cars and trucks.

Note: there are some electric vehicles that run on D batteries. The kids ride on toys that use D batteries are often going to be slower with less "drive" time in them and will be designed for small children. The kids ride on toys utilizing 6 volt batteries will have more power to them which will allow for a little more speed, weight allotment and drive time. The 6 volt models are designed mainly for children ages 1 1/2 to 3 years old and travel up to approx. 1.5 mph. 12 Volt Battery powered kids ride on toys bring with them the highest speed and power capabilities of the 3 most common choices. Obviously designed for older toddlers and kids, these often perform at speeds up to 2.5 to 5 mph, suggested for kids aged 3 to 6 years old with a max body weight of around 100lbs.

Where to Find Battery Operated Riding Toys

You can find toddler and child sized battery operated riding toys in most large offline retails stores such as WalMart, Target, KMart, Fred Meyers, Toys R US and many others.

If you prefer to do your shopping online for kids ride on toys you can visit the website for most of the above locations and/or you can visit one of the following online stores for a greater selection: mobileation.com, amazon and kidswheels.com. However, a simple search for ride on toys for toddlers should bring up a great selection of battery operated ride on toys and stores that carry them.



Nov 18, 2010 3:55pm
Good info. (^_^)b
Nov 18, 2010 5:25pm
Just got my 2 year old a 6volt battery operated Barbie jeep for her birthday and now my nephew wants one. Hopefully I can talk him into something other than Barbie though :)
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