Are you self-quarantining and social distancing and looking for activities? Here’s something fun to do at home (or in your backyard) during the pandemic.
Enjoy these videos regarding Bike Safety, provided by Keep Middlesex Moving (KMM)
Bike Helmet Safety – For Children!
Whether you’re riding a bicycle, scooter, skateboard, if there are wheels under your feet, NJ requires a helmet on your head up to the age of 17.
Biking to school and around town can be a safe activity, though if you happen to fall, it’s smart to protect your head.
Christopher Gonda, KMM‘s Safe Routes to School Coordinator, offers tips on how to wear a bicycle helmet for children.
Learn to Balance a Bike Part One
Here are some quick tips on how to teach your children to ride a bike.
This is the first of two videos regarding balancing a bike.
Learn to Balance a Bike Part Two
You can use your child’s existing bike to help them learn to balance on two wheels.
By adjusting the seat height and removing the pedals, it will work just like a balance bike.
For more tips on teaching your child how to ride, visit KMM’s blog, Intersections, at kmm.org.
Fun Bike Game – Red Light. Green Light.
During KMM’s “bike rodeos”, instructors direct children through activities that can look like games.
These exercises emphasize skills that all cyclists require in the real world.
Red Light / Green Light is an excellent “Bike Game,” that requires space, but no additional equipment.