Product Type: Disney baby toys
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Little Princesses first car
Disney Princess Ride On
Member Name: mumto3
Disney Princess Ride On
Advantages: well made - brightly coloured - plays music - simple toy
Disadvantages: needs batteries
For my youngest daughters first birthday we bought her the My First Disney Princess activity ride on as one of her gifts. The car we have is slightly different to the one picture above in that it has more activities and is coloured slightly differently.
As she is the youngest of four we have so many toys it is harder and harder to find something new. We have a lot of ride on cars but some are way past their best and most are quad bikes and motorbikes so I thought something a bit more girly might be nice.
I didn't chose this toy or go actively looking for a girls ride on but one day while looking through the toys on the Asda Direct website www.asda.com I came across the Disney Princess ride on priced at just £10. I had seen this elsewhere priced at around £30 and immediately dismissed them because there are cheaper ride ons available. The £10 price was only available online and at that time the same Princess Ride on was £15 in Asda stores. Currently (Nov 11) the Disney Princess Ride on is priced at £19.99 from TJ Hughes and £26.98 from Amazon postage is extra from both websites.
The ride on car comes in an open topped box and is supplied with the batteries required. The car is made of hard pink and lilac plastic and comes already assembled apart from the handle that also acts as a back support. The front of the car has various activities including an ignition key that cannot be removed but turns and various other movable pieces including one that activates the music. There is a telephone handset but this is not attached by a cord or elastic and we spend a lot of time searching for this. The seat of the car lifts up and things can be stored inside.
My daughter didn't think much of this toy at first and almost completely ignored it until she was around nineteen months old. Now that she is big enough and has the coordination to control the car we can hardly get her of it. She prefers to ride her car in the kitchen on the tiled floor and will scoot from one end of the room to the other. She enjoys the music very much but I don't think it plays very many different melodies as it always sounds the same to me! My daughter likes to keep things under the seat and we often find things that we have spent ages looking for in there.
The manufacturers recommended age is from one year but this depends on the stage in your Childs development. I would say that once a child reaches 18 months they should be able to manoeuvre the car well enough.
For £10 I cannot fault the Princess car it is nice to look at well built and keeps my daughter occupied for long stretches even if she does insist on ramming it into the back of my legs while I am cooking or washing up. If anything the only complaint I have is that there is no cord on the telephone and apart from the music my daughter has very little interest in the other items on the car.
I would recommend this as a great first car for your little princess.
Summary: A great ride on car for your toddler
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