Days till Christmas
Harley watches his brother and sister scoot about on their scooters with wishful eyes so when the chance to add a Mookie Mini Street Cruz 2 to the Santa’s Little Helpers wish list popped up we decided this one was for the Littlest member of the household.
Harley is actually 2 in a few short days, with the scooter being recommended for a child aged 3 yrs plus, he is a little younger than the product is aimed at! However Harley is tall and quite advanced for his almost 2 years so it was final, Little H would put the scooter through its paces.
Mookie sent the mini Street Cruz 2 direct, and it came in no time at all, well packaged and to my door with a smile (always nice on a cold morning). Sadly the scooter sat in the hallway under the stairs untouched for a few weeks as Harley was unfortunately rather poorly with a recurring ear infection and his still not fully recovered.
I may have been acting like something of a big kid as in side this mother was bursting to get it out the box and hopefully it would put a much-needed smile on my little H’s face.
When that day finally came, I unpacked the street Cruz and discovered I had to assemble just the one set of wheels, which was so easily done, even for a mum who is really rubbish with any type of DIY.
The scooter has a really nice design, it was blue in colour and looked rather funky with it’s 3 clear plastic wheels and flexible neck.
I liked the fact that you had two wheels at the front and one at the back, it really did seem to provide H with better stability. I really loved the flexible neck, however this was the bit that made it hard for Harley to control.
Not that there was anything wrong with it, it just meant that the handle moved too freely and with Harley being that bit younger, he really couldn’t manoeuver it like an older child would be able to. However I feel this is something that would be quickly learnt and a child of Harley’s age would actually be at an advantage, as this would give them time to learn to steer the scooter as they grow bettering their gross motor skills at the same time.
This is certainly true as Harley has already managed to do one lap unaided up and down the hallway. His quite independent and I’m sure it wouldn’t take long for him to conquer it.
I got my nephew to also try the scooter who has not long turned 4. This meant I could see the full benefits of the flexible handle as it made it incredibly easy for this 4-year-old to steer.
Nonetheless, Harley whacked on his helmet and made sure I scooted him up and down the garden path, he giggled and shouted, “Again mummy, again” he really did love it.
All the same, there is a very happy 4-year-old who has just received the Mookie Cruz with the promise to pass it back to his cousin once his that bit bigger.
- 3 Wheeled plastic scooter.
- Unique pivot system for fun easy steering.
- Strong deck for safe ride.
- Handlebar height 70cm.
- 3 wheels.
- PVC Wheels – Two 12cm wheels at the front and One 10cm wheel at the rear.
- Folds easily for storage.
- Anti-slip footplate.
- Easy grip handles.
- General information:
- Maximum user weight 20kg.
- For ages 3 years and over.
Available from all good toy retailers & priced at around £39.99
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(Prices may Vary depending on the retailer)
A really nice little scooter at a fabulous price! This really is good value for money. As mentioned, Harley is a few days from becoming 2, his tall and the scooter is the perfect size, however because of the advanced steering mechanism I really would recommend this for a 3-5 year. The Street Cruz is very strong, looks awesome and its foldable for easy storage.
It gets a 4 **** star form us.
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