139 weeks | Little legs and Mini Micro Scooters

Unbelievable the changes that have taken place over the last couple of years. My babies have transformed from tiny, helpless newborns to walking, talking, little people.

They are honing their motor skills day by day; learning new things and taking endless delight in getting to grips with the capable little bodies they’ve been blessed with.

We had their two and a half year health check a few week’s ago, where they proudly showed the health visitor how they could thread beads on some string, draw a line on a piece of paper and build a tower with blocks.

But as well as perfecting their ‘fine motor skills’, my two little friends have also been enjoying practicing their ‘gross motor skills’; jumping with both feet off the ground (a pretty awesome activity for a two year old), climbing, running and — more recently — travelling for a fair distance without the use of their buggy.

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My tiny boys on their Mini Micro Scooters

Life is certainly active for my two tiny man cubs.

Although, sometimes, I do tend to forget that their little legs aren’t capable of going nearly as fast as mine. Their daddy and I tend to speed-walk everywhere and, very often, I look down to see the boys running alongside me — almost tripping over their own feet — bless them!

So when we were asked to test-drive some Mini Micro Scooters, I jumped at the chance. They’re the perfect way for tiny little legs to cover a fair distance, in half the time it would take to walk.

Although not initially!

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We went home to visit my parents one weekend and gave the twins their scooters whilst we were there. There was mucho excitement — they’ve seen Micro Scooters before but until now have never had any of their own.

We decided to take them to the local park to practice. It was a good job we were having a lazy day and were in no rush to get anywhere! There was a lot of falling off — and plenty of false starts — to begin with.

But, unperturbed, they carried on — with dogged determination — until they were whizzing round the park like little pros.

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They absolutely loved them. It’s not surprising really though is it? To be able to cover distance, at speed, when you have such little legs must be an absolute joy!

No surprise then really that so many children own a Micro Scooter these days. They’re such an amazing mode of transport for little — and big — people.

But what I didn’t know is that you can design your own and create a scooter that’s unique to you. This is such a great function of the Micro Scooters website. So easy to use too; it’s fully interactive, letting you choose the shade of the handle-grips, stem, foot-deck and brake, enabling you to see them change colour and select the combination you like the best.

The ‘Create Your Own’ option on the Micro-Scooters site was perfect for us. We’ve always gone for matching/not matching for the boys. Stripes in different colours, the same outfit but in a different colour-way or a different print. It’s fairly rare for them to be dressed identically.

They’re little individuals and — whilst  it’s nice for them to bear a resemblance to each other — to have everything identical would just feel a little bit weird.

So the boys are now proud owners of matching/not matching scooters in shades of blue, yellow and green; with a shiny blue helmet for Cosmo and a green one for Bertie.

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We so enjoyed our practice day on the Mini Micro Scooters — lovely to see these two little chaps getting to grips with scooting. Although I couldn’t get over how grown up they looked, all of a sudden.

A real glimpse of my future perhaps? Two teenage boys hanging out at the skate park? Who knows?

Anyway. I made a little film so you can see how they got on; and also let you know what they thought of the Micro Scooters, in their own little way.

A huge thanks to the lovely folk at Micro Scooters for sending the boys these amazing Mini Micro Scooters. All photos, thoughts and words — as ever — are entirely my own.

You can ‘Create Your  Own’ scooter by popping along to their website. Choose from lots of colours — in any combination — to create your perfect model.

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About Caro Davies

Caro Davies art directed fashion and interiors before leaving the world of design to pursue a career in social media. She can now be found chasing the light — and two small twin boys.

50 thoughts on “139 weeks | Little legs and Mini Micro Scooters

  1. Your littlies are the cutest. Love them. Their excitement at opening the box is gorgeous. And that video, watching them whizz around is super! Little Miss H may have a micro scooter coming her way from Santa Claus this year. Hugs Mrs H xxxx

  2. Gorgeous photos, and totally gorgeous boys!! Love the idea of choosing and personalising the scooters. We got one for our eldest last Christmas, but having just turned 2, he struggled with it. But now he whizzes around like a pro, and we have to take it everywhere! They are so fab for little ones aren’t they?!
    #twinklytuesday

  3. This is so cute, these scooters are great, Joe loves his and is fearless! I’m hope when number 2 comes along Joe will hop on his scooter when we are out and about to save us buying a double buggy 😀😀

  4. Awww, how cute they are! We love our Micro Scooters – we’ve moved on the Maxi and a Sprite now, and they’re still fab, much better than all the others. I particularly love that I can go on my son’s Micro sprite as it can take adult weights – it’s such fun x #TwinklyTuesday

  5. These scooters look great – can see why they love them! Your boys really look so cute side by side – be a great photo to get out when they’re 15! Thanks for having us on #TwinklyTuesday

  6. Love the micro scooter brand, they have such great products that have stood the test of time with my boys and still work perfectly. It scares me how quickly they speed around on them! #twinklytuesday

  7. Oh they are too cute those two! I love the scooters. My boy has always been fond of scooting and is now developing a taste for the skate park at the tender age of 9! He makes his Dad take him there (it’s so not cool to arrive with your Mum) at 7am every weekend so he can practise without the ‘teenagers’ seeing him! It’s so cute. So yes, I would say you are getting a glimpse into your future! Lovely pictures of your boys xx #TwinklyTuesday

  8. They look fab! It’s crazy how they change from little newborns to little people isn’t it! They look like they’re having lots of fun though #TwinklyTuesday

  9. I am a massive fan of these scooters, I love the balance to steer mechanism. The only problem for us is that Big Red just will not touch hers! We’ve had it for 1.5 years now and she is just too scared to try it. Even when out with all of her friends. Mind you she never really liked the walker as a baby, so I think she’s more of a watcher-type. She loves being on her buggy board so that she can watch the world go by without having to concentrate.
    I love the photos. They both look so awesome!

    Thanks for hosting, can’t wait to read everyone’s links!

  10. Ho this is so cute!! Look at their little faces, full of concentration and determination. I love that you can design your own scooter and that they can have similar but different designs. Also, I can I just mention the helmets!! They’re amazing, I love them.

    1. I can’t believe how quickly the boys picked it up!! They’ve never been on one before, so there was a lot of false starts. Cosmo was definitely a little more fearful too but it was amazing how quickly they got into the swing of it! xx

  11. Aww how cute! I love the expressions on their faces in the first picture, just aww :) Looks like they are having a great time. We should probably get one too as my daughter is constantly trying to steal others kids scooters in the park :D #pocolo

  12. Love the photos Caro, they are super cute scooting along side by side. What a great idea for twins, I love that you can create your own so you can get slightly different models, I always think that when buying for my twins. I don’t want to get them exactly the same but then often there isn’t the choice outside of boy/girl, they really do look such fun xx

    1. Aah they were absolutely THRILLED when we opened the box with them!! I always thought that they were too little for scooters but have recently seen quite a few toddlers on them. The ‘Create Your Own’ option is fantastic — so nice to have something just for them :) xx

  13. Just totally and utterly gorgeous!! How cute are they??! Wow they’ve grown. Mine LOVE dashing up and down on their scooters or “scoots” and they are know. These ones are superb though. Thanks for sharing, and just lovely pics and video xx

    1. Aww thanks lovely!! They’ve grown SO much — when I look back over my blog and see how these tiny little scraps have grown. It’s just amazing. Especially to watch them now, using scooters!! It just seemed unimaginable when they were first born! :)

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