The recommended deck width of a skateboard for a 7-year-old is between 6.5 – 6.75 inches. The length is usually only an important factor among more advanced skaters. It is suggested that you purchase a board that meets the needs of your individual child.
At any event, how do I teach my 7 year old to skateboard?
At least, what age is appropriate for first skateboard? What is the right age to start skateboarding? We set out to find the answer! If you are really pressed for time - the safe bet says go for it between 5 and 10 years old, always wear a helmet and pads, and make sure there is adult supervision! It is absolutely never too late to start skateboarding.
Well, what size skateboard does an 8 year old need?
Kids' Skateboard Size Chart
5 Years or Younger8 Years and Older
Skateboard Width (inches)
7 - 7.5
7.75 - 8.25
Under 3'4" (102 cm)
4'5" - 5'2" (130 - 160 cm)
Rider Shoe Size (US men's)
3 or smaller
7 - 8
What is the best skateboard for 8 year old?
Top 5 Best Skateboard for 8 Year Old
OUR TOP PICK. White Fang for Beginners Complete Skateboard (31" x 7.88") PRICE.
EDITORS CHOICE. SKITCH Complete Skateboard Gift Set (22 Inch Mini Cruiser Board) PRICE.
BEST VALUE. Skatro Mini Cruiser Skateboard. 22” x 6” Retro Style. PRICE.
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
Skateboard Dog 22 inch Retro Mini Skateboards Kids Board for Boys Girl Youth Beginners Children Toddler Teenagers Adults 5 to 6 Year Old (Blue Flame)
Meketec Unique Technology - The strong 3.25 inch trucks with different color with others skateboarder，let you skateboarding slide more distinctive.
Performance - High speed abec 7 meketec Bearings; 60mm Urethane wheels; 22.5 inch long x 6 inch wide deck, max load weight 200 lb.
High Value - Meketec Unusual skateboard appearance outperforms many of the leading brands and high cost performance price.
Advantage - Take this board on the park, school and road with ease, It’s the best holiday gift for Kids and Adults.
Easy to Use- With CE certification, this well-built skateboard is safe to ride and suitable for any level of riders, no matter whether you’re a beginner or experienced rider.
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
M Merkapa 22" Complete Skateboard with Colorful LED Light Up Wheels for Kids, Boys, Girls, Youths, Beginners(Blue)
Without batteries, No charge ★ Electricity generation from rotary power, LED always lighting unless wheel is too loose, tighten the screw cap, it will works again
Classic Mini Cruiser Deck ★ 22'' Long x 6'' wide PP plastic single kick board
V-truck And Base ★ 3.2'' heavy duty high quality aluminum, ABEC-7 bearing
Large Soft PU Wheels ★ 60 x 45 mm PU wheel 78A, with super shock absorption and fine abrasion resistance, great grip, and more comfort
Max Load Ability ★ From children to teenagers who weight less than 180LB (82KGS)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
WhiteFang Skateboards for Beginners, Complete Skateboard 31 x 7.88, 7 Layer Canadian Maple Double Kick Concave Standard and Tricks Skateboards for Kids and Beginners (Arrow)
Solid&Durable : 7 layers Canadian maple deck,31.75"*7.88", offers perfect balance between toughness and weight. Maximum load weight up to 330 pounds, equipped with 5 inch magnesium alloy trucks. Reliable for beginner and skilled
Smooth&Speedy : Super smooth (52mm,95A)High rebound PU wheels with ABEC-9 precision bearings and 95A High rebound PU bushing; Our wheel can give you quick response from the ground,suitable for commuting, skate parks, ramps, pools and other smooth surfaces or even rough ground
Master New Tricks : ️Design for beginners and skilled, double kick dissymmetric concave combines with customized emery sand paper give your feet enough locked feeling ,help you learn new tricks quickly
Graphic Design: Minimalist Black&White graphic design , printed with thermal transfer printing process allows greater print durability. The pattern lasts much longer
No Assembly Required: Come with completed 31.75"* 7.88“ profession skateboard, and we provide excellent after-sale service. Please contact us if you have any question,we will reply you immediately
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
Magneto Kids Skateboard | Maple Deck with Components - Designed for Kids and Teens (Video Game)
BRAND NEW! Be the first to try our new skateboard designed for kids, teens and beginners!
27.5" x 7.75" Compact skateboard designed specifically for kids ages 5-15 years old
Deck is made with 7 plies of hard maple with double kicktails on the front and back of the board.
Ready to ride out of the box with 5" aluminum trucks with a steel axel for extra strength and durability.
Super Soft, high traction 52mm 95A polyurethane wheels that make the ride really smooth and extra stable.
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
Easy_Way Complete Skateboards- Standard Skateboards with Flashing Wheels for Beginners Kids Boys Girls Teenager- 31''x 8''Canadian Maple Cruiser Pro Skate Board, Skateboards
[EASY TO RIDE] 31 ” Complete Skateboard, with PU flashing wheels (will light up when you use ) make you safe when you ride in dark place and 8”wide non-slip dull polish wooden deck can not only provide more stability and safety for users but also hold both foot on it . Hold weight up to 224lbs, which can suitable for all kinds of people.
[STICK MATERIAL] 7-Ply 31" L x 8" W x 4" H Maple Wood make the wood deck very durable and can bear 220lbs weight , Super soft PU Wheels cut off damping when you riding , Alloy Truck provide more steady structure for skateboard, ABEC-7 Bearings make the wheels turn around more smoothly , Pattern: Heat Transfer(which was printed onto the board,not a sticker.) make the pattern durable a long time.
[PU FLASHING WHEELS] It is very bright during the night make users more safe when riding in the dark with High rebound PU 4 LED light up wheels with ABEC-7 bearings provide more smooth and speed glide.
[ EASY TO STOP ] When you want stop , just put one of your foot on the ground to stop it. Or you can lean your body to reverse direction to slow down the speed then stop your skateboard.
[PRESENT ] 1 pc Carry bag , Tool *1 pc , Backup Bearing* 2 pcs ,DIY*1 and Stickers *1 (decorate your skateboards )
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
SZHZS Adjustable Toddler Kids Helmet for Ages 3-8 Years Boys Girls, Sports Protective Gear Set Knee Elbow Pads Wrist Guards Pink for Skateboard Bike Roller Skating Cycling Scooter Hiking Hoverboard
【Lightweight Helmet with Protective Gear Set】Head size: 48cm-54cm, 18.89''-21.26'', recommended ages is 3-8 years old boys and girls. Come with an adjustable helmet turning knob and adjustable straps, make helmet fit for the child head and not fall. Weight is just only 350g, will not cause any burden for kids head.
【Adjustable Design】CPSC Certificated toddler helmet Designed for boys and girls kids Ages 3-8 years old. The knee and elbow pads come with elasticated rip-tabs making it easy to adjust the size and hold its tightly to keep their position right. This will effectively reduce the potential safety hazard caused by accidental falls.
【Strong Breathable Material & Keep Cool】 ABS outer shell + high-density EPS foam Inner shell provides shock-absorbing, thickened soft sponge, comfortable and durable. Our kids bike helmet with 11 vents, keep children feel cool even during intense body movement. The protective gear set make children enjoy the sports experiences with safety protection to their head knee elbow and wrist.
【Perfect Gift】Our kids helmet provide protection for many outdoor sports such as skating, skateboard, riding bikes, scooters roller, blading and other outdoor sports. It will help you to protection for your kids. This is the perfect gift for Children's Day, Christmas, Birthday,etc..
【7 in 1 Kids Helmet Set】1 Kids bike helmet, 2 knee pads, 2 elbow pads and 2 wrist pads will bring child all-round protection. Attention: After receiving helmet set, please check them first. If have any questions about the product or operation, please contact us, we would deal with it in 24 hour and provide good solutions.
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
Geelife 22" Complete Mini Cruiser Skateboard for Beginners Youths Teens Girls Boys with LED Wheels (Bright Red) â€¦
Upgraded Configurations: Equipped with grip tape ( > none tape ) and abec-11 ( > abec-7 ) high speed bearings ensure safe, super smooth and fast ride. 72 mm ( > 60 mm ) soft frosted PU wheels help to reduce vibration, increase grip and creating a wonderful glide.
Durable, Sturdy and Portable: Assembled with 22" long x 6" wide bendable non-slip polypropylene deck which made of 100% fresh material and painted 3.25" pro aluminum trucks. Max load weight 330 lbs. The minority skateboard for adults kids is lightweight, portable and able to fit in a backpack for easy movement. It's in style to ride geelife cruiser get around.
Without Batteries, No Charge: Electricity generation from rotary power, LED always lighting unless wheel is too loose, tighten the screw cap with T-tool, it will works again.
Package and Gift: Comes with a pre-assembled Cruiser Board which well packaged with skate bag. Gifts: LED silicone skateboard lamp, one more anti-skid grip tape, T-tools and 4 abec-7 bearings which value $10.
Fits Everyone: This well-built skateboard is safe to ride and suitable for any level of riders, no matter whether you're a beginner or experienced rider.
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
Rude Boyz 17 Inch Mini Wooden Cruiser Graphic Beginner Skateboard (Hearts Design)
PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS - A complete wood skateboard deck recommended for children ages 3 to 5 years old, riders up to 121lbs. This is not a regular length board. Please note these important specs as these cruiser skateboards are only suitable for kids that are learning to ride skateboard. Perfect for newbie kids that meets this beginner's rider criteria!
ULTRA PORTABLE AND DURABLE DESIGN - This banana shaped skateboard is 17 inches long and weighs only 7.5 lbs. Made of real wood and yet it is lightweight enough to be easily carried around and stowed away by your little one. Shipped assembled and ready to go right out of the box! Perfect choice for a starter gift!
MADE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS - These boards are perfect for any newbie riders - boys, girls and even pets! Comes in different fun designs that are all originally designed by RudeBoyz and OC Girl so you can be sure to stand out in the crowd! Also, makes an awesome display or hanging shelf for your kid's room. Go to our OC Girl listing for more of our heart design mini skateboards!
REAL SKATEBOARD DESIGN - A complete Banana Shape Board Set w/ 6" Trucks, 54mm Wheels, ABEC-7 Bearings, and Hardware: Truck Axle Width 6", Truck Hanger Width 3", the Deck Measures Approx. 17 x 5 x 3.5". The shorter deck or mini deck is great for a newbie and gives them better control and balance when maneuvering the board.
CRUISE AROUND TOWN IN STYLE - The concave, tapered shape, rounded kick tail and nose provides versatile performance for the rider! These boards are going to make all the other kids on the block jealous!
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
SKITCH Complete Skateboards Gift Set for Beginners Boys Girls and Kids of All Ages with 22 Inch Mini Cruiser Board + All Accessories (Blue Galaxy)
✅ PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS - Fully adjustable for safe speeds for small children with an easier to carry, lightweight design with backpack is why parents choose Skitch as the best skateboard for beginner boys, girls and kids ages 6-12 years old
✅ PERFECT FOR PROS - Fully adjustable for bigger riders with top quality bearings and a buttery-smooth ride feel is why professionals also choose Skitch as the best 22 inch mini cruiser skate board for teen boys and girls and adult men and women
✅ GIVE THE BEST SKATEBOARD GIFT - Surprise your son or daughter with an exciting christmas gift or birthday present of this black blue galaxy graphic skateboard complete with custom skateboard backpack, skate tool, speed caps and tote bag
✅ PREMIUM QUALITY & DESIGN - Enjoy a unique skateboard design with high traction skateboard wheels, high rebound smooth carving skateboard bushings and solid pivot retro skateboard trucks for a vintage and classic surf style ride-feel
✅ 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - We are committed to the quality of our craftsmanship and the happiness of our skaters. Tons of care goes into every skateboard so that you can enjoy the best moments with the ones you love. We love hearing from you, and we're always just a quick message away. Have fun out there!
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
RIMABLE Complete 22" Skateboard (Black & Green)
Rimable Plastic Cruiser Fully Assembled
22'' Long x 6'' Wide Deck With 100% Fresh Material
You should teach your little one how to rollerblade on carpet or in the grass until your child feels comfortable rolling, moving and braking in the skates. Practice walking in, and becoming familiar with, the rollerblades for about 30 minutes a day until your child seems competent to move to actual skating.
Like many sports, skateboarding does not have a strict age to start. People of all ages can start, from laying down on them to doing tricks down sets of stairs. However, not every child will enjoy it. Those children who do enjoy it will typically learn at a pace relative to how much they do enjoy it.
SKATEBOARDS FOR KIDS 9-13 YEARS OLD By 9 years, a child should be ready to move up to a full-size skateboard. A full-size skateboard should be 31” or longer and be wider than 7.5”. Full-size boards range up to around 8.5” typically, however for the younger skater, anything between 7.5” and 8.0” wide would be ideal.