Get the gift on every wish list with these must-have hoverboards for kids!

Published 21st November 2022
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Hoverboards are the hottest toys around, so it’s no surprise they’re at the top of every kid’s birthday and Christmas lists this year! But with so many out there, how do you know which one to get? 

Mums and dads, don’t worry - we’ve got everything you need to know to find the one they’ll love right here! We’ve even listed some of our favourites to help you shop!


Choosing the right hoverboard for your child

When selecting a hoverboard, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider before you buy:

6.5" Wheel Size8.5" Wheel Size10" Wheel Size

Typical Board Weight




Indoor / Outdoor


Indoor / Outdoor


Recommended Age

5 - 8



Weight Limit




Maximum Speed

7 mph

6 - 9 mph

9 mph

Charging Time

2 - 3 hours

2 - 3 hours

2 - 3 hours

  • Power: This will be dependent on their age. For younger children, the power should sit at around 2 x 150W. For older kids, 2 x 250W may be more appropriate.
  • Battery capacity: A standard battery capacity of around 3,500-4000mAh is more than enough for most hoverboards.
  • Style: Say goodbye to boring - hoverboards come in a wide range of colours and cool styles to match every little personality!
  • Additional features: Hi-tech extras include LED lights, Bluetooth connectivity (so they can connect their smartphone), built-in speakers and non-slip pedals.

Need more info? Check out our guide to the most important hoverboard features and benefits to find the right one for your kids today!


The best hoverboards for kids

To help you find the BEST hoverboard for your little’un, we’ve listed some of our favourite (and most popular) models for 2022. Designed for a range of age groups and preferences, here’s why they’re fab for young riders… 

Right Choice Hoverboard with Hoverkart

Right Choice
Weight limit: 120kg
Max speed: 9 mph
Wheel size: 6.5"
Range: Up to 9 miles
Why we love it: Tricolour wheel lights, non-slip pedals, surround sound

Right Choice Mega Motion Chrome Hoverboard

Mega Motion
Weight limit: 120kg
Max speed: 9 mph
Wheel size: 6.5"
Range: Up to 12 miles
Why we love it: Short charge time, large range, lightweight design

Hitway Hoverboard with Go-Kart

Weight limit: 100kg
Max speed: 9 mph
Wheel size: 6.5"
Range: Up to 10 miles
Why we love it: Can perform a 360° rotation, powerful motor, non-slip tyres

Right Choice Hoverboard Segway

Weight limit: 120kg
Max speed: 9 mph
Wheel size: 8.5"
Range: Up to 9 miles
Why we love it: Larger wheel size, great for all terrains, balance control


Are hoverboards safe for children?

Shopping for the best child-friendly hoverboards can raise a whole bunch of important questions, especially with regards to safety. For parents, this is obviously the number one priority, so it’s crucial to look out for some particular specs. 

These include the hoverboard’s certification, its ability to cope with various terrains, and the manufacturer’s age recommendation.

Keen to find out more about how to keep your kids safe? Check out our useful hoverboard safety tips blog!

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