If your little one isn’t yet steady on their feet, ride on toys can help them to get up and about to explore. This list of ride on toys for 1 year olds is a pick of the best, from classic, wooden trikes to toys with interactive lights and sounds.
Radio Flyer Scoot 2 Scooter Ride On
Kids with a need for speed will love this Radio Flyer Scoot 2 Scooter Ride On. And for only $24.99, you’ll get two scooters for the price of one – just flip the base to transform from a ride on to a scooter, no tools required.
Fisher-Price 3-in-1 Push 'N Scoot Ride On
This cheerful chap is a great ride on toy for 1 year olds, with 3 stages to support your baby through every step of their development, from walking with assistance to riding with confidence. The bright, fun design includes lights and sounds as well as 3 interactive musical instruments to up the tempo.
Little Tikes Deluxe 2-in-1 Cozy Roadster
Ride in style with this Little Tikes Deluxe 2-in-1 Cozy Roadster. The durable tires are gentle and quiet, making the ride on suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. But it’s the deluxe touches, like the canopy and cup holders, which will make any 1 year old the envy of the neighborhood.
Hape Scoot Around Kid's Wooden Ride On Balance Bike
The Scoot Around Kid’s Wooden Ride On Balance Bike has classic appeal, with its simple design and bright colours. Helping your baby to improve their balance and coordination, the bike has no-mark rubber rimmed wheels to protect your floors, and it’s easy to assemble too.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Scooter
Help your little one to get moving and scooting on this Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Scooter from Fisher-Price. The Smart Stages technology encourages interaction whilst riding with prompts and rewards. There are three levels of play and learning as your baby grows, with over 50 songs and phrases.
Little Tikes Scooteroo Riding Toy
Be the talk of the neighborhood with this cool Little Trikes Scooteroo Riding Toy. With easy grip handles and sturdy wheels, it’s sure to be a smooth ride. Priced at just $14.99, it’s the perfect first ride on toy for 1 year olds, promoting balance and co-ordination whilst having fun too.
Fisher-Price 3-in-1 Bounce, Stride and Ride Elephant
This multi-tasking toy from Fisher-Price helps kids’ balance. The friendly face of their elephant pal encourages kids to sit, stroll and ride with 3 designs in 1. The handle can be folded away to transform in to a ride on toy for 1 year olds, with sounds and songs to sing along to whilst scootin’.
Hape Little Red Rider Wooden Kid's Ride on Bike
It may not light-up, play songs or do any tricks, but the Little Red Rider Wooden Kids Ride On Bike is the traditional, timeless choice. With its smart red finish, this bike is strong and reliable, helping to strengthen muscles whilst promoting more imaginative play.
Fisher-Price Little People Fire Truck Ride On
Come to the rescue on the Little People Fire Truck Ride On from Fisher-Price, an awesome ride on toy for 1 year olds. It’s equipped for emergencies with flashing sirens and a walkie-talkie to call friends for back-up. There’s even storage for ’emergency’ snacks under the seat.
Fisher-Price Little People Melody Maker Ride On
Kids can ride to the beat of their own drum on the Little People Melody Maker Ride On. The design is bright and fun with a new, spherical-shaped wheel. The push buttons on the handles play musical tunes and there are 4 instruments for your little musician to master.
Little Tikes Spray and Rescue Fire Truck
Put out fires with a squirt of a hose – this Little Tikes Spray and Rescue Fire Truck has a tank that can be filled with water to make play even more fun. The ride on has a friendly face, coming to the rescue with a big smile.
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe
horsepower when cruising around the block and there’s a friendly face on the front too.
John Deere Sit 'N Scoot Activity Tractor
Make learning fun with the John Deere Sit ‘N Scoot Activity Tractor. A great first ride on toy for little farmers, it has a push handle at the back and a horn that plays ‘Old McDonald’ (in three different volume settings), as well as familiar farmyard sounds. There are also 4 farm animals included.
Step2 Cars 3 Lightning McQueen Ride On Car
Be the fastest kid on the block with this Step2 Cars 3 Lightning McQueen Ride On Car. Kids can buckle up and take Lightning McQueen for a spin around the neighborhood in safety, while the movable steering wheel and squeaky horn guarantee a fun ride.
Kiddieland Disney My First Frozen Activity Ride-On
Looking for a gift for a Frozen fan? Then look no further! This Disney My First Frozen Activity Ride On has original songs from the film for hours of sing-along fun. There are activities and sounds, and even flashing lights leading the way to Elsa’s ice palace.
Janod Forest Fox Ride-On Baby Toy
With his hat on waiting to go, the Forest Fox Ride On Baby Toy is ready for a ride through the forest. Great for kids learning to walk, the handles can be used to steer, turning the fox’s head as he leads the way through the trees.
VTech Sit-to-Race Smart Wheels Ride-On
Rock and ride with the VTech Sit-to-Race Smart Wheels Ride On. This ride on toy for 1 year olds allows for sitting, rocking and riding action as your baby’s mobility and confidence grows. The light up buttons and keys help with learning numbers and phrases too.
Step2 Push Around Buggy
Get this special anniversary edition pink Step2 Push Around Buggy for the special little lady in your life. The toy can be used as a ride on or as a push along and comes with a seatbelt and storage under the hood for toys and treats.
Little Tikes Princess Horse & Carriage
Her carriage awaits! This is a toy that fairytales are made of, with 360 degree rotating wheels and a removable floor, allowing little princesses to oversee their kingdom in style. This toy also has a removable push handle at the back – princesses can’t be expected to drive themselves after all!
Galt Tiny Trike Ride-on Toy
The perfect first ride on toy for toddlers, this trike may be small, but it’s ready for big adventures. The safety features such as the sturdy dual front wheels and steering lock make sure that your little one can explore without you having to worry.
Sesame Street Elmo School Bus Ride-On
While you don’t want to wish away the years until your little one starts school, they’ll have loads of fun on this Sesame Street Elmo School Bus Ride-On. Not only will the colorful gears help with motor skills, kids can count along with Elmo too.
Fisher-Price 3-in-1 Sit, Stride & Ride Lion Toy
There’s nothing frightening about this lion! This ride on toy for 1 year olds helps your baby with balance and movement as they take their first steps. The flashing lights, sounds and music are sure to make this playtime pal a favorite when exploring. It’s a jungle out there!
Kiddieland Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Plane
Oh boy, oh boy, kids will love this Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Plane Light and Sound Activity Ride-On. Fly up, up and away with rotating propellers that light up for a dazzling display, realistic lift-off and landing noises, and songs to dance along to with pal, Mickey.
POCO DIVO Baby Calf 3-in-1 Walker Low-seat Ride On
Have fun at the farm with this Baby Calf 3-in-1 Walker Low Seat Ride On Toy. The design transforms from a walker to a sliding car and push along cart to encourage your baby to take their precious first steps. It’s super safe too, with extra grip and a brake to prevent falling backwards.
Vtech 2 In 1 Learn And Zoom Motor Bike
Vroom vroom! In learning or adventure mode, there’s fun to be had on the 2 In 1 Learn and Zoom Motor Bike. Learn left and right with the light up arrows or race around the block with the volume up. It also transforms in to a trike for little roadsters still practising for their permit.
Paw Patrol Marshall Fire Engine Ride-On
Be the first on the scene in this Paw Patrol Marshall Fire Engine Ride On. When it’s not being used to rescue the residents of Adventure Bay, the ladder acts as a handle too. The removable walkie-talkie triggers sounds in the dash and the rotating hose puts out fires from every angle.
Kiddieland Toys Dory Ocean Adventure Ride-On
Keep up with Dory and friends as she sings her favourite songs and ‘swims’ and turns ahead. The interactive activities on this ride on toy for 1 year olds will keep your little swimmer entertained for hours exploring the big, blue ocean. There are splashing sounds and music too. Watch out for nasty sharks!
VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train
All aboard the Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train from VTech! Little ones will have hours of fun with the storybook, clock and letter blocks, which help them to learn numbers, letters and colors. The 2-in-1 design allows for the caboose to be turned in to a wagon as your child grows, ready for every adventure.
Labebe Child Rocking Horse Toy
Get rockin’ with this plush stuffed fox rocker toy, unique to Lebebe. This is a great ride on toy for 1 year olds, helping to train core muscles and master balance. The sturdy design has a padded seat that feels just like a couch, making for hours of fun without a sore bum!
Hape Wonder Wagon Wooden Push and Pull Toddler Ride On
With its classic design, the Hape Red Wonder Wagon Wooden Push and Pull Toddler Ride On is made to endure more than just time. Whether it’s used as a walker or to transport toys, the solid, quality crafted wood will last for many years to come.
Kiddieland Disney Light n' Sound Princess Activity Ride-On
Perfect for even the most discerning princess, this ride on toy for 1 year olds has a flashing crown on the front to signal her arrival on the block. There are signalling lights and engine noises, but turn the dial to experience magic straight from a fairytale as fun sounds and images await.
Kiddieland Toys Disney My First Buzz Lightyear Ride On
Head to infinity and beyond on the Disney My First Buzz Lightyear Ride On from Kiddieland Toys Limited. With shift gears, a horn and even a pretend phone for those important calls to Woody and friends, there’s a lot of fun to be had exploring the universe. Honk honk!
Brown Hopping Horse
Bounce about on the Brown Hopping Horse. This plush toy is an ideal ride on toy for little ones, not only helping to develop their balance and coordination whilst focusing their attention, but encouraging playing and laughing too. Trying to stay in the saddle is part of the fun!
Kiddieland Toys Limited Disney My First Mickey Police Car
On patrol around the block with Mickey in the Disney My First Mickey Police Car, kids will love to hear the siren and honk the horn. There are interactive buttons for more sounds and music, and the dial turns to reveal pictures on the wheel.
Fisher-Price Big Action Dig N' Ride
Your little worker can explore and dig out in the yard with the Big Action Dig N’ Ride. The arm extends just like a real digger, not only helping younger kids with balance, but also helping to improve hand-eye coordination in older kids too. Watch those flowerbeds!
Labebe Child Rocking Horse
This traditional wooden rocking horse has a cool, monochrome design and will look great in any child’s bedroom. It’s easy to rock and control, with a backrack guard for added safety when rocking backwards. There’s also an extra large seat – perfect for taking toys for a ride too.
Ride On Fire Truck by Svan
The Ride On Fire Truck by Svan also acts as a toy box: once the days’ fires have been put out and the teddies and dollies are safe, the seat can be lifted up and toys stored in the trunk. It makes tidying up as much fun as saving the day!
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