Learning to ride a bike, a scooter or a skateboard might be something your child is really looking forward to. Wheeled activities can be a great way to build confidence and get great exercise outside.
Scrapes and bumps will happen in this process! Child Safety Link wants to help you protect your child from the more serious things like head injuries and broken bones. The right safety gear can help protect your child from serious injury.
It is important to choose the right safety gear for wheeled activities. Buy a helmet for your child that fits now, not one that they will grow into.
Check that the helmet fits, using the “2V1” Rule:
To learn more about using the “2V1″ Rule as a guide to fit your child’s helmet, click here to download our helmet fitting bookmark.
Watch the helmet fitting video from Parachute here!