Imagine this: you’re planning a birthday party for your child, and you’re trying to come up with new activities for the kids to enjoy. Bouncy houses? You do that every year. Face painting? Been there, done that. What about ride-on cars for your kids’ birthday parties? You can rent these wonderful toys for an adventurous afternoon of driving around the neighborhood. The kids will be so excited and will be talking about the party for months to come. Keep reading to discover what makes these toys perfect for a party.
These toys are incredibly versatile and fun for kids of many ages. What kid wouldn’t love driving themselves around, playing pretend, and feeling independent? There are so many games and imaginative scenarios you and the kids can dream up with ride-on cars.
Themed Scavenger Hunt
What is the theme for your child’s party? Is it dinosaurs? Maybe the party is all about sea creatures. Whatever your idea, you can create a fun and exciting scavenger hunt for all the kids to enjoy.
Scatter theme-related items around the yard for the kids to drive around and find. Create a map for the kids to use to find the items. You could also write little riddles or poems the kids have to solve to locate the objects. This idea will be perfect if the kids are older.
Ride-On Car Races
What’s a better way to enjoy ride-on cars than with races? Draw up lanes on your driveway and allow the kids to race down the pavement toward the finish line. You could also do relay races between two teams. Elimination races are another fantastic option. The last person remaining is the winner!
Use pool noodles, chairs, tables, and other objects to set up an obstacle course in your yard. You can create bridges for the kids to drive under, “boulders” for them to avoid, and any other obstacles you can think of.
You Can Rent Them
Were you aware that you can rent ride-on cars for birthday parties? There are plenty of places to find luxury ride-on vehicles for all the kids to use for the extent of the party. It means kids won’t have to share because you’ll have enough for each child.
Some places will even set up a racetrack with the cars. That’s one less thing you have to worry about. Because, let’s face it, you’ve already got enough on your plate. Most places will provide a range of cars to accommodate kids of all ages. Most come with safety features such as remote controls to help the kids who aren’t used to operating the toy.
Write down a list of safety rules for the kids to follow.
• Always keep seatbelts buckled within the toy.
• Don’t jump out until the car has completely stopped.
• Avoid obstacles (trees, rocks, people, other cars) to avoid accidents.
• Keep a safe distance from the other cars and people.
• When you’re switching drivers, check the car to ensure nothing broke and everything is operating correctly.
• Be aware of all your surroundings.
These are a few excellent rules to keep everyone at the party safe. If any kids haven’t driven a ride-on car before, go over the different features and show them how to operate the vehicle correctly. Let them take it for a spin nearby to ensure they know what they’re doing. Then, you can set them free to play.
Benefits of Ride-On Toys
Besides being incredibly versatile toys, ride-on cars bring plenty of other benefits. It’s a great way for kids to play outside and enjoy the fresh air. They’ll be so busy having fun that they won’t realize they’re exercising, gaining more confidence, or working on their motor skills.
Kids have wild and large imaginations, and ride-on cars help foster this childish creativity. The vehicles will spark new creative scenarios for them to enjoy. You can sit back and watch all the kids at the party pretend they’re running errands, dropping off the “kids” at school, or taking the car through the car wash. It would be challenging to imagine these specific situations without a ride-on vehicle. It’s a new platform for their already amazing imaginations.
Improves Motor Skills
Specific activities help kids develop and improve fine and gross motor skills. Ride-on cars can help improve both types. If you’re unfamiliar with these terms, here’s a quick overview:
• Fine Motor Skills: the movements we do with our small muscle groups in our hands and wrists. These activities include holding a pencil, typing, using and holding scissors, and brushing teeth.
• Gross Motor Skills: the movements we do with our larger muscle groups in our arms, legs, and torso. These activities include walking, running, bending down to pick up something, and sitting.
The buttons, steering wheel, and functional doors help with fine motor skills. They must use fine motor skills to turn the wheel in different directions.
Ride-on cars will help improve the kids’ gross motor skills while they sit and switch between the accelerator and brake pedals. Both skills are important for kids to develop as they grow. They’re building blocks that will help them in other aspects of life, such as playing sports and musical instruments.
Promotes Social Development
Kids aren’t born with the ability to share. Many adults still have issues sharing with others. Some ride-on cars only have one seat, and others have two. Even with a two-seater, only one child can drive at a time. They’ll quickly learn how to wait their turn.
The kids will develop skills to help them solve disagreements between others. These disagreements will help them socialize better with friends at school, on the playground, and at home.
Ride-on cars will be a delight at any kids’ birthday party, especially if it’s car themed! Plus, with the added bonus of rentals, you don’t have to worry about playing referee all day long with the toys. The parents will be delighted with the benefits these fun toys provide. You’ll send the kids home with newly learned skills, better imaginations, and improved social skills.
View our incredible selection at Elegant Electronix if you want to purchase one of these wonderful toys as your child’s birthday present. We offer two-seater kids’ cars that are perfect for families with more than one child. They also have more space than the single-seat options.