As you’re preparing for your first snowfall, you’re probably wondering how to find the best sled for kids. With so many options, how do you find the perfect fit? That’s where we’ve come in. We’ve put together this list of some of the best sleds for your kids to have fun with this winter to give you a head start. Before we start looking at these amazing sleds, here are some things you should look for.
Riders: How many people can fit on the sled? This will be important for you if you have more than one kid, or you want a sled that is large enough for you to ride it with them.
Dimensions: How big is the sled? The size of the sled can tell what size child it’s meant for and will help you figure out how to transport it to your favorite sledding hill, especially if you have more than one.
Material: What is the sled made of? Some have a more classic rail design, while others are made of plastic or other materials that will slide easier over snow and ice. Choose the material you like best.
Style: The different sled styles can show you how the sled is meant to be used. Toboggan sleds are meant to be sat on, while luge sleds can be laid in. There are also classic sleds with metal rails.
Hold Style: Some sleds have handles, while others are ‘steered’ with long ropes. We’ll let you know here which is hold style is on the sled, or if both are present. That way you have some idea of how the sled works.
Color: What color is the sled? There are usually different options, which is handy if you have more than one child. If there are other options available, we’ll let you know in the description so you can choose your favorite.
Now we can start showing you some of the top kid's sleds on the market right now. We’ve done all of our research and reviewed a ton of sleds in order to bring you only the best options for your winter fun! Our top pick and budget pick are our favorites, so check them out before you slide through the rest of the list. Let’s get started looking at these amazingly fun sleds!
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Samantha Dewitt is a lead researcher and writer for GeekWrapped, writing under a pen name. She gets excited about pet, baby, and science products and has over 12 years of experience.
Article last updated on:
September 29, 2019