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Radio Flyer; the American Wagon
Kids are so amazing that it would be a shame not to help them expand their horizon. There are so many games and toys to choose from that parents are sometimes having a hard time finding the perfect one for their kid.
Content: Kids are so amazing that it would be a shame not to help them expand their horizon. There are so many games and toys to choose from that parents are sometimes having a hard time finding the perfect one for their kid. In this onrushing age of information, many of them go online and browse various toys websites.
Radio Flyer is a well-known brand in the industry. Over the years, Radio Flyer became an American classic like the original Red Wagon that lent the company its name. Creating dazzling toys brought them fame and recognition.
Radio Flyer’s products include: tricycle, bikes, wagon trailers, ride-ons, rocking horses, tricycles and accessories such as the wheelbarrow. The bicycle is probably one of the greatest inventions ever and some of the earliest forms of bikes date back to the early 1800s. Some of the best selections of bikes are found online because the Internet offers a wide range of bikes to consider including those made especially for kids.
The bikes made by the Radio Flyer company represent a great way to introduce youngsters to cycling. The ‘like-a-bike’ as it was called is lightweight, made of wood and has no pedals. With this bike, the child gains independence straight away and skills such as steering and balance come naturally. These small bikes without pedals made by Radio Flyer help the child to learn to ride on with confidence without the need for stabilisers. A carefull parent should also consider accessories such as cycle helmet, cycling gloves and long trousers in order to prevent any unnecessary incidents.
Radio Flyer’s products are being rediscovered with each generation. Millions of children have played with their wagons and pursued successful expeditions into the land of imagination. There are so many models that sometimes it may be difficult to make the right choice. Craftsmanship is very important and as every child loves a toy box on wheels it should be made of good quality wood. Other aspects to consider when purchasing a wagon are: stability, air tyres in order to provide a soft ride, pull cord and even harness as a safety feature. Some kids prefer the canopy wagon that can act as a sun shade during summer being not only UV protective but also waterproof.
The trailers offered by the Red Wagon, as the predecessor of Radio Flyer, are some of the best things ever invented. They are suitable for rambling through the woods and countryside, not to mention for going to the beach. They are used by post boys and in the past few years in the Children Adventure Parks. Some of them are ideal for carrying tired children and their most prized acquisitions. They have an extra long handle for easy pulling which folds for easier storage.
The wooden sides of trailer provided by Red Wagon have hand grips each for easy carrying and the sides are also removable. Some have a resist push feature to stop the wagon from running away. The front bumper is moulded and they have no sharp edges. The wheels are heavy duty moulded and the push handle is made from chrome.
The little Red Wagon is great for dolls and soft toys, ideal as a gift basket or just used for decoration. It has a seamless steel body, a working handle with a safe-T-design solid grip and durable moulded plastic wheels. It can be used over 1,5 years.
The Red Wagon brand is a symbol of many childhoods. The children just love them as they have many uses, playing with friends, taking them to the shops and carrying various things. They usually have an especially low center of gravity and widely spaced wheels to reduce the likelihood of roll-overs when cornering, and often have integrated rain-proof covers, seat padding and safety belts as it was mentioned before.
The trailers offered by Red Wagon have the same structure as the larger wagon (box on wheels), but with an open top (most of the times) and a much smaller size. A child’s wagon is traditionally painted red. An average wagon is constructed to enhance the comfort and safety of one or more small human passengers. There are different types of trailers adapted to different purposes, cargo requirements and riding conditions.
About the Author: Gary Clay is an authority on radio flyer and tricycles and the history of American Toys