Did you know that sleds go back to the time of the pyramids? Hard to imagine sledding in the desert, but there you have it! Everybody loves sledding, and this winter, even with a raging pandemic, your kids can still get out of the house and have a great time racing down a snowy hill!
There are lot’s of different snow sleds for kids of all ages, from babies on up. Here is our roundup that covers some of the best on the market.
Snow Sleds for Kids Ages 7 and up
Snow whips come in all shapes, sizes, styles, and colors. When choosing a kid’s snow sled consider the sled’s steering and braking system, construction and durability, as well as weight capacity.
Whether you want a lasting family heirloom or decide to settle on a more trendy snow sled, you’re sure to find your top pick on this list.
Alpine Classic Snow Sled
This premium metal runner snow sled is an heirloom that can be enjoyed for many generations. It’s timeless design meets the sledding styles and demands for everyone in your family.
The Alpine Classic Snow Sled offers incredible performance, advanced steering, and a smooth fast ride. The solid metal and alpine wood design and construction makes it nearly indestructible. It’s ideal for gentle slopes or extreme runs.
- Top of the line - will last a lifetime
- Let's just say this is a luxury item - $$$
Flexible Flyer Metal Runner
Looking for maximum control? The Flexible Flyer Metal Runner empowers kids and adults alike to risk it all on each run.
This sled’s steering bar can be used with or without a rope (not included), and the sled base can fit up to one adult and one child.
The 48″ kids snow sled holds up to 250 lbs and is light enough for kids to pull up the hill. It is made of smooth birch wood and powder-coated steel runners to ensure it endures many winter games. Also available in 60″ and comes fully assembled.
- CLASSIC SLED - This original Flexible Flyer steel runner sled. Sled’s 48-inch size is small enough for kids to pull up the hill, but large enough for most adults to enjoy winter sledding
- STEERING - Carve turns with maximum control. Steer lying down with your hands, or in a seated position with your feet, or with a rope (not included) attached to the steering bar
- DURABLE – Made of smooth birch wood with powder-coated steel runners, this wooden & metal sled features double knee construction
Flexible Flyer Metal Snow Disc Saucer Sled
Explosive fun awaits at every turn – literally- with this kid’s saucer snow sled.
The Flexible Flyer Metal Snow Disc Saucer Sled is made of heavy gauge Bethlehem steel. The steel is durable and long lasting, so no need to worry about cracks and pops.
The compact design is easy to tote around and guarantees hours of spinning excitement. The built-in rope makes holding on breezy and the super-slick powder coat ensures your child will feel a rush on every run. Can be used on sand as well as in water!
The built-in rope makes holding on a breeze, and the super-slick powder coat ensures your child will feel a rush on every run. Can be used on sand as well as in water!
- CLASSIC SLEDDING SAUCER -- Flexible Flyer metal snow saucer provides lasting durability and the thrill of spinning around
- METAL SLED DISC -- Made of heavy gauge Bethlehem steel. Metal flying saucer won’t pop like snow tubes or crack like plastic sleds. Severe bumps may dent, but it won’t break
- COMPACT -- Stack multiple round saucer sleds together to fit in small car trunk. 26 inches in diameter and 4 inches in height. Weighs 6 pounds
Slippery Racer Downhill Pro Saucer Disc Snow Sled
This kid’s disc snow sled is for active sledders that do more than just ride. It is exceptionally flexible and designed to stand up to twists and flex more than any other brands.
This super cool saucer sled features dual grip handles and an Ice-Vex treatment. The treatment makes it impressively durable and ideal for use in the coldest weather without worrying about snaps, pops, or cracks during the ride.
- WINTER FUN FOR ALL AGES: Zoom down snow hills this winter with the slippery racer downhill pro saucer disc sled; Ideal for adults and kids
- STRONG AND DURABLE: Made with heavy-duty, flexible, slick-coated plastic for a durable construction
- PLAY NO MATTER THE WEATHER: Coated with IceVex cold-resistant treatment for use in even the coldest temperatures
Slippery Racer Downhill Sprinter Winter Toboggan Snow Sled
Let’s face it, sled racing isn’t pretty – but that’s just the way we like it. The Slippery Racer Downhill Sprinter Winter Toboggan Snow Sled turns sledding into a family sport.
This snow sled is sold in pairs and is made of durable flex plastic, so it’ll stand up to tough terrain.
The pull rope makes it easier to haul up hill while the slippery Ice-Vex treatment, ensures super fast speeds.
Each sled measures 35″ and is recommended for children 6 years old and under.
- SNOW SLED BUNDLE: Toboggan snow sled bundle includes 1 red and 1 blue sled, great for racing down snowy hills all day long
- FLEXIBLE AND FAST: Made with heavy-duty, flexible, slick-coated plastic for a durable construction
- ALL WEATHER: Coated with IceVex cold-resistant treatment for use in even the coldest temperatures
Flexible Flyer Wood Toboggan
Built in Canada, this Flexible Flyer Wood Toboggan is 6 feet long and made of Northern Hardrock maple wood.
The best thing about it is that it has a very long bottom which glides over the snow. It doesn’t dig into the snow and slow down, so hold on, you are gonna go for a ride!
It is also unusually flexible for wood – making it unexpectedly durable in all terrain. Add a cushion pad for a more comfortable ride.
Yukon Hammerhead Pro HD Sled
There are sleds for kids and then there are the BEST sleds for kids. The Yukon Hammerhead Pro HD Sled is a machine. Your kids can gear up for an epic ride that will be full of precision and power.
The patented stainless-steel leaf spring steering system empowers riders to twist and turn when racing down hills. While the polycarbonate and HPDE skis promote speed and agility.
Turn old fashioned sledding into epic daredevil adventure and #ExperienceWinter like never before.
- Take the sport of sledding to the extreme using Hammerhead's patented stainless steel leaf spring steering system, featuring polycarbonate and HDPE skis
- Durable: T3K Carbon multi-layer lightweight frame, and adjustable carrying strap gets you back up the hill quickly and comfortably allowing more runs and fun
- Choose your position: feet first or headfirst compatible. Whether a neighborhood park or fresh powder mountain the Hammerhead Pro HD brings the speed
Best Sleds for Babies and Toddlers
Baby sleds are not only adorable winter accessories, but can be very useful in getting baby around in the snow.
When choosing a baby sled look for a wider base for stability, adjustable safety straps to keep baby secure, and an elevated platform to help keep baby dry.
Flexible Flyer Premium Baby Sleigh
Handcrafted in Canada from Northern Hard Rock Maple wood, this Flexible Flyer Premium Baby Sleigh is simply adorable.
The steam bent backrest and runners make toting your baby around in the snow a worthy adventure.
For added security and stability this baby sled features steel runners for patchy terrain or snow covered streets as well as a wide base to keep the sled upright.
The elevated seated position keeps your baby dry and cozy. Its protective bar across the skis prevents injuries and the rope is included!
Ideal for children 18 months to 4 years old or up to 50 lbs.
- Premium Baby sleigh - flexible flyer's premium Baby pull sled is a Fun way to tow little kids through the snow with Classic style
- Hardwood – this kids sleigh is handcrafted from Northern hard rock Maple wood with steam bent backrest and runners. Toboggan for toddlers comes fully assembled
- Metal runners - wooden skis are protected by steel runners underneath for crossing streets and patchy snow
Flexible Flyer Baby Pull Sled. Wood Toddler Baby Boggan
Gear baby up for an adventure that is simple and exciting. This Flexible Flyer Baby Pull Sled – Wood Toddler Baby Boggan is handcrafted, made in Canada, and features Northern Hard Rock Maple wood.
The wide base and wooden runners deliver more stability while the steam bent back rest provides support for baby’s that need extra help sitting.
Keeping your baby dry comes easy with its elevated riding position. Comes fully assembled and includes a rope for towing baby anywhere. Consider adding a pad for extra comfort.
- Baby Boggan — This Flexible Flyer wooden baby sleigh is a Fun way to tow little kids through the snow with Classic style
- Hand-Crafted — Kids sleigh made from durable ash hardwood with steam bent backrest and runners
- Dry & Secure — Elevated riding position keeps your child Dry. This Baby sled’s high double-slat backrest is great for kids who need extra support sitting
Flexible Flyer Baby Pull Sled – Plastic Version
Incredible fun for baby and you awaits with this easy going baby sled. The Flexible Flyer Baby Pull Sled – Plastic Version is the perfect way to tow baby around on packed snow, cleared paths and even in snow up to 4 inches deep.
Its extra high back provides support and the adjustable safety strap keeps baby tucked in throughout the adventure. Plus this baby pull sled is made of high density polyethylene so no need to worry about cold weather cracking.
Its recommended for babies under 3 years old or up to 40 lbs. Made in USA and comes with a long tow rope for parents.
- BABY SLED – This Flexible Flyer baby pull sled is the perfect way to tow babies on packed snow, groomed paths, or snow up to 4 inches deep
- SECURE SUPPORT - Extra high back on this baby sleigh provides support for young children. Adjustable safety strap built-in to baby boggan seat to keeps your child secure
- STABLE - Wide base keeps this toddler sled stable for a safe ride. Sled measures 26. 5 x 20. 5 x 10. 5
Flexible Flyer Portable Snow Stroller Baby Sled
Take a stroll with baby in style with the Flexible Flyer Winter Stroller Sled. The stroller is cold weather ready and features a long handle to make it easy to push or pull baby around in up to 6 inches of snow!
The wide base and stainless steel runners make strolling around with baby hassle free across any terrain. For easy storage and transport the cushioned metal handle folds down fast with a push of buttons.
It also has a high back to provide extra support when sitting for infants with an adjustable, built-in safety strap to keep your baby securely in the stroller.
The lightweight design is exceptionally durable so no need to worry about cracks or pops.
Recommended for children 4 years of age and younger.
- SNOW STROLLER - This Flexible Flyer Winter Stroller Sled features a long handle that makes it easy to push on packed snow or new snow up to 6 inches deep
- STAINLESS STEEL RUNNERS - Stainless steel runners make this baby toboggan a dream to push, even through wet, heavy snow
- FOLDING HANDLE - Cushioned metal handle folds down for transport by depressing 2 buttons, making this collapsible stroller easy to pack and transport
Lucky Bums Snow Kids Toboggan with Brakes
Is baby ready to take the gentle slopes in your neighborhood alone? Then you’ll want the Lucky Bums Snow Kids Toboggan with Brakes close by. This high quality baby snow sled is made with durable, cold resistant plastic that will hold up for years. It is equipped with breaks for easy stopping and steering and features a comfortable seat with a taller back for added support. The anti-slip foot panels help keep your child in place and secure. Recommended for children ages 6 years old and under with a total weight capacity of 100 lbs. Available in a variety of colors.
- DURABLE COLD RESISTANT PLASTIC – Specifically designed to last you and your family many years. With the durable cold resistant plastic you can feel safe and confident letting your child slide down the local snow hill in the Lucky Bums Toboggan.
- BREAKS FOR EASY STOPPING – These breaks can be used for not only stopping, but making turns as well. Simply pull one break slightly while going down the hill to make a turn.
- ERGONOMIC SEAT – The ergonomic seat with a taller back support and anti-slip panels in the foot rest area keep you in place as you rocket down the closest hill.
Slippery Racer Downhill Xtreme Toboggan Snow Sled
Epic open-air adventures just got a makeover. The Slippery Racer Downhill Xtreme Toboggan Snow Sled fits up to 2 riders – making it perfect for adult and child tandem rides. It is made of heavy duty, slick-coated flex plastic that is treated with Slippery Racer’s Ice-Vex. The treatment protects the sled, keeps rides fast, and ensures you can enjoy this cool little snow whip in the coldest temperatures. Includes a pull rope for easy haul back up the hill and comes with a 1 year factory warranty!
- WINTER FUN FOR ALL AGES: Race down snow hills this winter with the slippery racer extreme toboggan snow sled; Perfect for kids and adults to use
- STRONG AND DURABLE: Made with heavy-duty, slick-coated plastic for durable construction and accommodates 1 to 2 riders
- PLAY NO MATTER THE WEATHER: Coated with IceVex cold-resistant treatment for use in even the coldest temperatures
Epic Snow Tubes for the Whole Family
Snow tubes differ from inner tubes used in pools. They are stronger, feature dry seats, and are designed to withstand bumps, varying terrain, and extreme cold without compromising the plastic.
We love snow tubes for taking gentle slopes and easy hills because they tend to gain speed fast and deliver excitement and crazy performance every run.
When choosing a snow tube for your family consider weight capacity and durability to ensure you can get a few winters out of it.
Super Heavy Duty Snow Tube
Designated fun for the entire family! The Super Heavy Duty Snow Tube is made with Hot Air Welding Technology so you can have confidence that this snow tube will hold up to any rigorous ride. measuring 78″ and featuring two seats, the tube is big enough for kids and adults alike to enjoy. The ultra-thick bottom features anti-scratch and wear barrier so that you can ride confidently in any terrain. Comes with a repair patch and a guarantee replacement if it doesn’t stand up to extreme runs.
- Fun Winter for Kids and Adults: 78 inches snow tubes allow your family to enjoy the fun of skiing. Big enough for kids and adults and they will be enjoy skiing in the winter with snow saucer.
- Super Heavy Duty Tube: The snow sleds use high-quality material with a thickness of 0.75 mm. K80 materials guarantee our round sled to work well at a low temperature. There is an explosion-proof edge design around the entire inner tube, which is not easy to burst. Inflatable sled for kids and adults with rope buckles, thick ropes, and higher handles, it is more suitable for skiing with larger slopes.
- Wholeheartedly for Safety: safe color design, so that you will not disappear from the sight of others. The seat is deep enough to better protect you. The ultra-thick and damping material, which is different from other snow sleds, can better protect you even when sliding on larger slopes (must wear protective equipment).
GoFloats Winter Snow Tube – Inflatable Sled for Kids and Adults
Stylish and extreme these snow tubes are guaranteed to be the talk of your neighborhood. Whether you choose the mighty flamingo, cute penguin, charming polar bear, or delightful unicorn the GoFloats Winter Snow Tube is ready for all terrains.
Inflate your over-sized snow tube in seconds using the rapid-inflate valve. The thick and tear resistant tube is 45″ wide and can fit kids and adults effortlessly.
Unlike other snow tubes your bottom will stay dry thanks to the dry seat and your ride will be a thrill – so the sturdy handles will come in handy.
- SNOW DAY: Perfect for sledding down snowy hills in style
- COLD WEATHER TREATED: Our material is 100% thicker than the competition to make for awesome designs that are both fun and functional
- RAPID VALVE: Unique GoFloats Rapid Valve allows for faster inflation than traditional valves so you are ready for the snow in no time
HIWENA Snow Tubes
Get more from your snow tube and enjoy it all year long. The HIWENA Snow Tubes can be used as pool floats and river tubes for kids and adults.
Sold in pairs the 48″ tube supports up to 450 lbs and the 37″ tube can hold up to 200 lbs. The thick PVC material is durable, strong, and designed to withstand even the toughest cold temperatures and terrain.
Its strong and sturdy handles make carrying and holding on a breeze no matter how fast and steep the hill is. First-aid repair patch and one time replacement is included.
- Suit For Family: This 2 pack snow tube suit for families, and can be used as pool floats and river tubes for kids(the yellow one) and adults(the blue one). These also are water tubes bringing you and your kids much more fun.
- Huge Snow Tube: 2 Pack Snow Tube Design for kids and adults. At 48 inches wide, this inflatable snow sleds of heavy duty withstands up to 450 lbs. It is large enough for an adult. And 37 inches wide snow sledding of heavy duty withstands up to 200 lbs suit for kids.
- Thicken PVC Materials: Made of 0.5mm thicken for 48" and 0.4mm for 37" PVC materials, its bottom is solid and perfect for sledding on snow. K80 materials guarantee our ski tube to work well at a low temperature.
Bradley Heavy Duty Snow Tube with 50″ Cover
For daredevils and hardcore terrain you’ll want your family on the Bradley Heavy Duty Snow Tube with 50″ Cover.
This snow tube is designed to stand up to extreme runs and comes with a durable and lasting 1000 denier vinyl top. The slick industrial vinyl bottom features RapidGlide – the famous anti-friction technology – that gives the tube high speeds and unexpected agility. T
he sewn-in handles won’t give way to tough and bumpy rides and the sew-in tow loop and strap ensures your family can haul the tube effortlessly.
- Heavy duty snow tube set: Includes two thick rubber inner tubes. Two Commercial grade tube cover. Two 6 foot long tow leashes for hand pulling, and included valve stem tools for quickly releasing air for storage (tools included inside each valve cap).
- Size and Color: 50 inch diameter. Once you insert a Bradley #85146 inner tube and fully inflate it , your inflatable snow tube set will measure approximately 43" across. This size is ideal for most adults up to 200 lbs. Bradley snow tube sleds come in a variety of colors, so pick a different color for everybody in your crew and take your family snow tubing this Winter!
- Comfortable and easy to use: Bradley snow tube sleds are the smoothest ride on the slopes! These snow inner tubes provide an air cushion ride, compared with any winter sled on the planet. When fully inflated, the bottom of your snow slide surface will make a drum sound when you tap on it.
Bradley Kid’s Snow Tube with 42″ Cover and Leash
A snow tube designed with tough kids in mind. The Bradley Kid’s Snow Tube with 42″ Cover and Leash delivers epic runs each time. Its ideal for families looking to use the tube year around. Simply remove the cover and you’ve got a standard tube ready for fun. The cover features heavy duty industrial vinyl bottom that is made with RapidGlide – anti-friction technology. It promises faster and smoother rides than ever before. It also has two sewn-in handles for added safety and it features a dry seat to keep the kiddos comfortable during the winter fun. Inflates and deflates in seconds and comes in a host of colors including red, green, blue, orange, and purple. Haul the tube up hill using the tow strap and keep the fun going all day long.
- ★ SNOW TUBE and COVER SET for kids. Includes inner tube, tube cover, and 6-foot leash for hand towing that tube back up the slope!
- ★ SIZE & COLOR - These sledding tubes come with a 42" cover. Once inflated, this inflatable snow tube will measure approximately 36" across. This size is perfect for most kids up to 110 lbs. Bradley snow tube sleds come in a variety of colors, so pick a different color for everybody in your crew and take your family snow tubing this Winter!
- ★ COMFORTABLE & EASY TO USE - Bradley snow tube sleds are the smoothest ride on the slopes! These snow inner tubes provide an air cushion ride, compared with any winter sled on the planet. When fully inflated, the bottom of your snow slide surface will make a drum sound when you tap on it.
A-DUDU Snow Tube – Super Big 47 Inch Inflatable Snow Sled
Are you looking for a crazy, over the top snow tube? Then the A-DUDU Snow Tube – Super Big 47 Inch Inflatable Snow Sled is your top choice. The snow tube is made of high quality, environmentally friendly PVC material that is coated with an anti-friction treatment for super fast rides. The advanced seamless bonding technique promises a leak proof and tear-resistant tube that can handle up to 500 lbs on the hardest and bumpiest terrain. The tubes inflates quickly with your pump and features a double locking valve to ensure a reliable seal. Designed to withstand temperatures of minus 40 degrees and comes in a graphic blue or black.
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More Cool Stuff for that Snowy Hill
The products in this section aren’t technically sleds, but they are all really fun ways to slide down that hill. Your kids will have a blast with these! Full disclosure: I’m kinda jealous because these cool alternative sled-like products were not around when we were kids.
Guide Gear Snow Racer
Think manual snowmobile. The Guide Gear Snow Racer Sled lifts riders off the ground and features sleek wide track skis, a steering wheel, and even brakes!
The strong steel frame and rugged skis will stand up to the toughest terrain while the molded seat keeps the ride comfy. And you can sit back and relax, because getting the sled uphill is a breeze with the retractable pull rope, although it is a bit heavy for young children.
GeoSpace Original LED Ski Skooter
Who says you need a ski lift to get in some ski time? The GeoSpace Original LED Ski Skooter is your short shot at giving your kids a snowboard. But without the cost or hassle of strapping down your child’s feet. The ski skooter is ideal for taking on snow covered sidewalks and streets and can be propelled with a one foot push off the ground. It includes a LED light module at the top of the handle to ensure your child is seen. The module has 5 colors and various settings including flash, strobe, and fade. Made of superior polyurethane, the ski skooter is flexible and can handle bumps and challenging dips in its path with amazing style. Its fold-up handle helps simplify steering and provides even better grip and hand positioning. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Max weight capacity is 220 lbs.
- THE BEST IN WINTER FUN - Our premium designed Ski Skooter will provide hours of “snowboarding" winter fun for your kids. Great for use in your neighborhood, on snow covered hills, flat snow covered sidewalks or even up in the mountains.
- MULTI USE SKOOTER - Cruise and zigzag down your favorite sledding hill; ride it like a scooter on sloped or flat compact snow covered surfaces. Just use one foot to push off the ground. Can even be used on grass, or sand dunes!
- LIGHT FOR SAFETY - Our Ski Skooter includes one LED Light Module at the top of handle for max visibility & safety. The LED marker has 5 colors with flash, strobe and fade modes. Add a 2nd “Illuminator” 20-mode LED puck light at the base (sold separately).
Zipfy Freestyle Mini Luge Snow Sled
If you want to take your family’s sledding time up a notch, the Zipfy Freestyle Mini Luge Snow Sled is a solid pick. The luge snow sled is designed to have riders go feet first so it’s a bit safer and much easier to stop and control speeds. The lightweight and compact design makes it easy to carry up hills once the ride ends. The rails on the bottom of the sled gives riders more control and helps them slalom down the hill in style like a pro. Recommended for ages 5 and up with a weight limit of 250 lbs.
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Sled Legs Wearable Snow Sleds
Does your all star enjoy run and slide snow play? Then these Wearable Sled Legs are a perfect fit. Made in Canada these sled legs give your kid all the control and fun of sledding without the hassle of toboggans. To get going they’ll simply stand, run, and slide. The ramp design in the interior foam ensures that no toes will drag when sliding and instead they’ll act as a rudder to help steer and control your child’s sledding adventures. Molded foam pad makes the self-propelled sledding fun and comfortable while the ABS plastic provides extra protection and support.
- EASY RIDING – You’ve never experienced sledding like this before! Made in Canada and designed for any snow-covered, Sled Legs are simple to strap on, easy to transport, and fun to ride. Run, slide, and sled with all the fun and none of the hassle of other toboggans.
- NO DRAG – This snow wear changes winter games and sports forever. Each Sled Leg has a ramp design in the interior foam so you don’t have to worry about your toes dragging while sliding down the hill. Instead, your toes can act as a rudder, helping you turn or stop so you can have complete control of your sledding experience.
- FOR ADULTS – These Sled Legs are designed for riders 5’ and taller up to 250 pounds. With your own Sled Legs, you can create new sledding memories with friends and your kids. You can stand, run, and slide with these strap-on sleds so every moment on the hill can be fun.
I hand-picked this list of kid’s snow sleds to help you find the best kids sleds for your family. Whether you decide to keep it classic with the Alpine Classic Snow Sled or opt for crazy fun with the Flexible Flyer Metal Runner, you are sure to create winter memories that last forever.