QUOTE (lafonda @ 31/10/2012, 11:16 PM)
I don't get them.. please explain to me.
I have heard of them but had never googled. I don't understand how a child stays up, I don't understand how they move?
DS has a bike with training wheels that he has a hard time pedaling. I am wondering whether I should add a bike to his Christmas list.
They stay up with their feet flat on the ground! The idea of a balance bike is that the child can sit comfortably with their feet on the ground, they propel the bike with their feet, and lift their feet to coast.
The lesson learnt is balance (perhaps the hardest bike skill). Most kids on balance bike progress straight to pushbikes without