The Best Electric Scooters For Kids Who Want a Boost

Electric scooters are, by all accounts, the new skateboards. The battery-powered rides are everywhere and, while people have their gripes with them (old man shakes fist: darn kids!), used properly, they’re a fun for kids to cruise around city blocks or cul-de-sacs. Electric scooters should be ridden with the proper protective gear (helmets are must for all riders; beginners should wear pads) and, until they’re confident, kids should have parental supervision. But what should you look for in the actual ride? We went through the field and came across these five scooters, each of which have excellent battery life (at least 40 minutes of ride time), solid braking systems, a body of steel or a similarly high quality material, and simple throttles. They also have at least four star reviews or higher on a variety of sites. Take a look.

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