Ride-On Toys

Radio Flyer Ride 2 Glide – Two Fun Toys for the Price of One!

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when reading the words “Radio Flyer”?  I’m willing to be it’s a bright shiny red wagon.  You’ll still find that classic red wagon on the Radio Flyer website available for purchase.  But you’ll also find modern wagons, tricycles, scooters, and other ride-on toys.  All of which are designed to spark imagination and inspire active play.  One of the newest toys released by Radio Flyer is the Ride 2 Glide which Willow was more than willing to give a test drive. Obviously my first step was to open the box and lay … …..

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Build-A-Trike & Create a Memory with Radio Flyer

Do you have fond memories of a shiny red Radio Flyer wagon?  Maybe you pulled it around the backyard full of stuffed animals and other childhood treasures.  Maybe you and your sister pulled it to the top of a hill, climbed in, and went flying….. I’m surprised we didn’t give our parents a heart attack, hehe.  But did you know that the Radio Flyer wagon wasn’t always red?  In fact for the first few decades of the companies existence they manufactured wagons that were blue, green, yellow, as well as some other colors.  Over time it was noticed that the … …..

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PlasmaBike: A Balance Bike for 18 Months & Up! Review & Giveaway

My little Kaelyn Mae wants to be just like her big sister and that includes riding a bike.  And so we got her a tricycle, but munchkin just doesn’t quite understand the whole pedaling concept yet so she was very frustrated.  And then it hit me – why not get her a balance bike!  There are many balance bikes on the market, but the key was finding one that was age appropriate for my two year old who is on the short end of the growth chart, hehe.  While searching around the internet I was so excited to see that … …..

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Joovy Tricycoo Review

It’s such a bummer when kids out grow toys within a few months – especially toys that were rather pricey.  I much prefer toys that will grow with my child so we can get many years of use out of them.  Kaelyn has become Alleigh’s mini me lately and wants to do everything she does, but the problem comes when she just can’t physically do some of these things yet like ride a tricycle which leads to frustration.  And so I was so excited to find a tricycle that would allow her to ride along beside her sister minus the … …..

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Melissa & Doug Trunki Giveaway

Is it a suitcase?  Is it a ride on toy? It’s both!  Trunki from Melissa & Doug! Here at the Harper Household we are huge fans of Melissa & Doug toys which is why I am so excited to tell you all about the Trunki!  This is an awesome product that functions as both a suitcase and a ride on toy.  It’s a child sized sturdy suitcase that your little one can use to tote their toys around the house or pack clothes in when going on vacation.  We use our Trunki for over night trips to Nan and Pap’s … …..

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Step2 Pedal Farm Tractor Review

I’m a bit of a Step2 addict.  These toys are built to last and I know that when I invest money in a toy made by Step2 that I will not be disappointed.  What I didn’t realize is that Step2 is literally in my back yard!  In fact their headquarters are only about 45 minutes away in Streetsboro, Ohio.  Plus they are the largest American manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys and the world’s largest rotational molder of plastics. I had remembered my younger sister having a ride-on toy tractor when she was little and had been searching for one … …..

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PlasmaCar Review & Giveaway

Like 99% of parents out there toys that require batteries drive me nuts.  I remember when I was little loving to play outside and now it seems most toys have kids sitting on the couch staring at the television or computer.  And that is why I was so excited to learn about the PlasmaCar!  This toy gets kids moving and only works by using their energy – how brilliant is that?? The PlasmaCar is available in five different colors – yellow, red, blue, pink, and purple.  Dilly chose pink and I love how sharp it looks with the black accents.  … …..

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