7 Best Retro Toys for Kids of 2021

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7 Best Retro Toys for Kids of 2021

May 10, 2021
posted by Chelsea Lavin

 

What do mini backpacks, palazzo pants, wicker furniture, and jelly shoes have in common? They are all tell-tale signs that retro style is back! Here at Radio Flyer, retro has always been trendy. We pride ourselves on designing innovative rides for families everywhere while continuing to deliver classics that are loved by generations. Indulge in a dose of nostalgia this summer by introducing your little ones to some of the classic toys from your own childhood. Check out our list of the 7 best retro Radio Flyer toys for kids.

 

1. Best Nostalgic Animal Ride On Toy: The Inchworm

          

Parents may recall playing with their very own Inchworm as a child, but its friendly face and little red hat are ready to meet little ones of a new generation. This ride-on is uniquely designed with an ergonomic saddle, heart-shaped handle, and integrated footrest for fun bounce-and-go action.

Features:

  • Encourages active play through bounce-and-go action
  • Adorable, friendly face and hat kids will love
  • Ergonomic saddle and heart-shaped handle for a comfortable ride
  • Integrated footrest for comfort
  • Suitable for kids and toddlers between 2 and 5 years old

 

2. Best Little Red Classic with a New Design: Little Red Roadster

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The Little Red Roadster brings a new spin on an old favorite. Some of you may remember this classic ride from your childhood – this adorable fan favorite is back with a retro look and updated design. Kids and parents alike will love the style of this throwback ride-on. We’ve updated the roadster with modern features like the ergonomic seat back to provide support and comfort for little riders while maintaining the retro feel and design. This little red ride-on is also perfect for imagination and development. The working steering wheel lets kids choose their path and develop gross motor skills. With a honking horn and ergonomic seat back for support, the high-quality construction will leave this toy in your family for generations to come.

Features:

  • Steel body with classic finishes
  • Working steering develops motor skills
  • Durable rubber tires for a quiet ride
  • Fun honking horn!
  • Comfort seat back provides ergonomic support
  • A FUNomenal™ ride-on for ages 1 to 3 years

 

3. Best Classic Bumper Car for Independent Play: Classic Bumper Car

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Bring the fun of a vintage carnival or amusement park home with you for everyday play with the Classic Bumper Car! This ride-on has 7 sounds and a honking horn adding to the fun, imaginative play. With 360-degree motion on the EZ-Glide wheels and a furniture-friendly foam bumper, this toy is perfect for independent, indoor play.

Features:

  • Bumping action triggers 7 fun bumping sounds
  • Furniture-friendly foam bumper keeps walls and furniture safe
  • EZ-Glide wheels for 360˚ movement allows kids to create their own motion
  • Real honking horn for even more fun!
  • Suitable for toddlers and kids ages 1-3 years

 

4. Ultimate Kid and Cargo Hauling Wood Wagon: Town & Country® Wagon

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This wagon is the vehicle of childhood. Whether it carried you in parades, transformed into a fort for indoor play on rainy days, or took you fir rides around the neighborhood, the Town & Country is a nostalgia-inducing wagon. The durable design and high-quality construction ensure it will stay in your family for generations to come! For a little something extra, level up this classic design with a canopy or umbrella accessory.

Features:

  • All wood body
  • Classic style and design
  • Removable wooden sides
  • Durable rubber tires
  • 10" steel wheels
  • Extra-long handle folds under for easy storage

 

5. Most Iconic Childhood Toy: Classic Red Wagon

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The Original Little Red Wagon® has an iconic design beloved by generations. Durable, real rubber tires and an all-steel seamless body add a premium look, creating a timeless family favorite. With an extra-long handle and controlled turn radius, families can go on adventures as far as their imagination desires.

Features:

  • All-steel seamless body with no-scratch edges
  • The one you loved as a kid®
  • Extra-long handle folds under
  • Durable rubber tires
  • 10” steel wheels
  • A FUNomenal™ wagon for ages 1 ½ years and older

 

6. Best Classic Tricycle for Toddlers: Classic Red Dual Deck Tricycle

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From chrome handlebars and fender to the playful streamers and deluxe ringing bell, the classic styling of this tricycle makes it an icon of childhood. The durable design includes 12” spoked wheels, real rubber tires, and a steel frame that can withstand years of sidewalk adventures. Plus, the adjustable seat grows with your child so they can pedal as rookie riders to expert tricyclists.

Features:

  • Steel construction and classic styling
  • Streamers and deluxe chrome bell
  • Adjustable seat grows with your child
  • Durable rubber tires
  • Stylish chrome handlebars and fender
  • Double-deck rear step for easy on and off
  • Spoked wheels
  • 12” front wheel
  • Controlled turning radius prevents tipping
  • A FUNomenal™ tricycle for ages 2 ½ to 5 years

 

7. Best Classic Toy for Learning to Scoot: Scoot-About

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This retro toy is perfect for both outdoor scooting or indoor adventures. The wide-set front wheels allow for more stability and a clear kick path for sailing down driveways and dining rooms. Working steering allows kids to maneuver as they scoot and play for hours on their newest ride while developing gross motor skills. The adjustable seat grows with your scooting speedster for years of play.

Features:

  • Wide-set front wheels for extra stability
  • Clear kick path for fast riding
  • Dinging bell and streamers
  • Adjustable seat grows with your child
  • Furniture-friendly front bumper

 

It doesn’t have to be a Thursday to throwback and enjoy these 7 retro toys for kids. What were some of your favorite toys as a child, and are there you share with your kids? Let us know on social media by tagging #radioflyer!