Gifts for Mountain Bike Kids Ages 3-5

Holiday gifts for mountain biking 3 year-olds through five year-olds


Looking for the best gifts for mountain bike kids ages 3-5? Let the hassles of gift buying for your budding mountain biker float away – just like that entire roll of toilet paper he flushed down the toilet.

Make your kid’s #newbikeday or pick up a few things that will help ’em hit the trails in safe and stylish comfort. Choose from a rad-looking water bottle, a classic Strider balance bike, or the best mountain bike shoes for kids around. We have added our favorites to this list of mountain bike gifts for your 3- 4- or 5-year old kid.

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Holiday gifts for mountain biking kids ages 3 - 5
Strider 14 Balance Bike kids gift 3-5 years old

Strider 14 Sport Balance Bike

The Strider 14 Balance Bike will play a major role in fostering your little one’s love for fun on two wheels. Strider’s 14 Sport Balance Bike can be a perfect entry level bike for kids of the appropriate size. The Strider 14 Sport Balance Bike will fit kids with inseams of 16-23 inches. The adjustable seat post and handlebar reach will ensure the right fit as your kid grows with the bike. It can also allow continued progression for riders who have outgrown their 12in wheels. The steel frame and fork are durable. This balance bike includes foot-pegs behind the bottom of the triangle for coasting fun.

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Shred til Bed Alphabet Book gift kids

Shred Til Bed – The MTB Animal Alphabet Book

What do you do when it’s too dark to ride? Read a book about mountain biking, of course! Shred til bed is an animal alphabet book for your mountain bike kid. Young riders will love the illustrated A-Z animals in the book. Older kids (and kids at heart) will enjoy seeing their favorite MTB features in hard-cover print.

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woom bike training cones game gift

Woom Training Set 

This set of 10 cones can be used to create a fun course in your driveway, street, park, or any other place where children like to ride bikes. The cones are super light, easy to store and a great way to teach children better skills and improved bike handling. Your aspiring MTB kid will have a blast setting up courses while building mountain bike skills.

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Zippy Rooz toddler little kids gloves gift

ZippyRooz Toddler & Little Kids Full Long Finger Bike Gloves

Keep your young rider’s hands comfortable and protected! ZippyRooz Toddler & Little Kids Full Long Finger Bike Gloves are made to fit the smallest riders. These gloves are well designed to meet your kids riding needs. First, the minimal padding on the palm ensures easier grip but still offers protection. Second, these gloves will keep little fingers warm in cooler temperatures and are breathable enough for warmer days. Finally, these gloves boast soft thumb material for wiping running noses.

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prevelo zulu one kids mountain bike gift

Prevelo Zulu One Kids’ Bike 

The Prevelo Zulu One packs high performance mountain bike features into a tiny 14-inch wheel size package. Prevelo carefully chooses each component to provide the best performance and fit for young riders ready to tear up the trails. Zulu One features confidence inspiring low and narrow geometry to keep your rider low, balanced and in control. The Zulu One includes bonus short seat post for additional height adjustment. The Tektro front and rear hydraulic disc brakes with reach adjustable short levers will help your rider stay in control. The Zulu One is definitely on of our favorite gifts for mountain bike kids ages 3-5.

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Five Ten Freerider VCS Mountain Bike Shoes – Kids’ 

The Five Ten Freerider VCS mountain bike shoes have Stealth Marathon rubber, helping your little ripper’s feet to stick to platform pedals. The colorful suede and synthetic mesh uppers breathe well. See our full Five Ten Freerider Kids review for lots of details. Any 4-, 5- or 6-year old rider will love these mountain bike shoes!

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zuma 16 inch kids bike

Zuma 16-inch kids bike – Kids 

Your growing grom shouldn’t be limited by their bike, and Radio Bike Co. makes sure of it with the Zuma 16in kid’s bike. This mini-mountain bike is optimized for first-time riders with kid-sized geometry and rugged tires that offer serious grip on the trail. Disc brakes ensure your little ripper has enough stopping power when they start keeping up with you on descents.

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Little Nutty MIPS kids helmet mountain bike gift

Nutcase Little Nutty Bike Helmet – Kids 

Your little rider will be excited to wear the colorful Nutcase Little Nutty MIPS kids’ bike helmet. The smooth injection-molded ABS shell is securely fitted over EPS protective inner foam for impact protection. This helmet has been updated with the added safety of MIPS. MIPS is a low-friction layer inside the helmet that will reduce rotational motion to the brain during impact. The internal pads and chin strap pad will keep your mountain biking kid comfortable. The quick-release magnetic chin strap is built for easy operation. Additionally, he rear spin dial allows you to dial in a custom fit.

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Radio Bike Co. Zuma 14in Bike - Kids' mountain bike

Radio Bike Co Zuma 14-inch Kids’ Bike

It’s no secret that you prefer life on the trail— and now your mini-me can, too with the Zuma 14in bike. This mini-mountain bike is optimized for first-time riders with kid-sized geometry and rugged tires that offer a serious grip on the trail. Disc brakes ensure your little ripper has enough stopping power when they start keeping up with you on descents.

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Kids’ Steens Mountain 1/4 Snap Fleece Pull-over

Your mountain bike kid likes to get outside no matter the temperature. This popular Columbia fleece has a fresh look. Your kiddo will feel comfortable in this soft pullover.  The adjustable snap-up neckline provides adaptable coverage. The hand pockets hold small treasures and warm cold hands. The Steens mountain fleece is a  great gift for your 3- 4- or 5-year old kid.

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Fox Youth Ranger Kids’ Mountain Bike Jersey 

Fox designed the Youth Ranger Jersey to give kids the same level of performance and that legendary Fox look that the adults get. The TRUDRI polyester main body will keep your rider comfortable with superior moisture wicking. Importantly, zippered stash pocket lets your little ripper tuck away small essentials.

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Yeti Rambler Jr Kids water bottle gift

YETI Rambler Jr. Vacuum Water Bottle – Kids’ – 12 fl. oz.

Hydration is important!  Whether your adventurous kiddo needs hot cocoa to warm up or ice water to cool down, this bottle has them covered. The kids’ 12 fl. oz. YETI Rambler Jr. vacuum water bottle is made from super-strong stainless steel for your little wild ones. The durable construction and double-wall vacuum insulation keep beverages cold or hot while preventing condensation. Importantly, the YETI Rambler Jr. vacuum bottle is also leak-resistant and dishwasher safe. Your MTB kid will love this gift!

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woom bikes woom 2 kids 12 inch bike

Woom 2 Kids’ Bike 

The Woom 2 was developed exclusively for children that are new to or have only recently begun pedaling. Short cranks and a low bottom bracket to enable your child to always put their feet on the ground without losing balance. This bike represents the ideal link between the balance bike and a pedal bike and enables fast learning of the movement process – even without training wheels.

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kids mountain bike sunglasses

Knockaround Kids Premiums Polarized Sunglasses 

Protect your kiddo’s eyes on the trail. These sunglasses block 99–100 percent of UV rays. The polarized lenses decrease eye strain by reducing visible glare from water, snow, sand, and pavement. The form-fitting design helps keep these shades from flying off.  Knockaround Kids Premiums sunglasses fit most kids ages 1 to 5 years old.

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Cleary Hedgehog 16 children's bike

Cleary Bikes Hedgehog 16-inch Single Speed Bike – Kids’

When your grom is ready to move beyond a kick bike, the Hedgehog 16in Single Speed Kids’ Bike might fit the bill perfectly. The Hedgehog keeps things simple with a single-speed setup that’s easy to learn with. This bike is perfect for refining balance and pedaling skills as your kiddo navigates the driveway, rides in the yard, and swerves around the kitchen.  Cleary outfits the ‘Hedgehog with reliable V-brakes for speed control and includes grippy rubber tires for all-terrain traction.

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prevelo alpha 2 kids bike gift

Prevelo Alpha Two – 16-inch wheel bike

The 16-inch Alpha Two is the perfect bike for 4- to 6-year-olds whether they are just learning to ride or are mastering the trails. The Prevelo Alpha Two includes so many excellent features. Firstly, the low and narrow geometry is confidence-inspiring. Prevelo geometry keeps the rider low, balanced, and in control. Secondly, this bike is made of a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with custom formed tubing. Thirdly, this bike is specifically designed for kids including small reach brake levers and hubs with low profile rounded hex bolts and no harsh edged nuts for little legs to knock against. Finally, Prevelo Alpha Two ships with a bonus short seat post for additional height adjustment.

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skida alpine kids hat gift

Skida Alpine Hat – Kids’

Skida hats make great gifts!  This pint-sized hat is perfect for warming your mini-me on cold days on the mountain bike trails. Alpine hats are thin enough to fit under a helmet! The polyester blend is light, warm, and stretchy for comfort. The fleece lining keeps the heat in. Your kiddo will love the bold prints keep your kiddo easy to spot in the crowd. This hat is built to fit most kids from two to eight years old.

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