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Lessons for 5-10 Year Olds

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  • Junior driving lessons for 5 to 10 year olds
  • Get behind the wheel of a unique electric mini car
  • A miniature road set up with junctions and signage
  • The Firefly is an electric car just for youngsters
 


What's Included

  • Drive the Firefly electric car
  • Welcome and short briefing
  • 20 minute experience including 15 minutes driving time
  • The cars are two seaters with an adjustable drivers seat, so youngsters can be accompanied by mum, dad or a friend

What Can I Expect

Move over adults and bigger kids, this is the under 10 driving experience! Time to leave the driving to the very youngest motoring fans with these lessons for under 10s. And don't worry, there's no panic about reaching the pedals, these are electric cars specially designed for younger children to drive.

And when we say these are electric cars for kids, they are nothing like the toy cars you can buy everywhere. The Firefly has been designed by a proper car designer who did all the fancy drawings so that the clever automotive engineers could do all the measuring and complicated calculations. Then the highly skilled technicians went to work with their machines and tools to actually build these fab little cars.

Every one is hand built in the Midlands, which is the home of British car manufacturing. Each one has a proper chassis. That's to say there's the proper steering wheel and steering column, suspension, disc brakes and pretty much everything else you'd find in an electric car - but in miniature. There are even indicators!

The reason why these electric cars for kids are so realistic is because the team behind the concept wanted a smaller version of a real car so that the very youngest children could have a go at driving responsibly. And that's exactly what happens on these driving experiences just for the under 10s.

With a temporary road layout set-up that features junctions, roundabouts and your typical Highway Code signage but in reduced dimensions, baby drivers under the age of 10 will be able to learn about what driving on the roads really feels like on these lessons. And they can't overcook it in these mini motors, as the maximum speed is 10mph and the clever car has an automatic sensor to detect objects, which will instinctively cut the power. Handily, there's also a remote cut-off switch, so parents or instructors can magically stop the car from a distance!

What's more, the Firefly electric car is actually a two seater, so fledgling motorists can invite a passenger to join them to encourage and coach youngsters in the ways of the road.

Availability

  • Available throughout the year on selected weekend and school holiday dates
  • Venues generally have one date per month

Location

  • Please note locations are subject to change and are updated regularly

Central

  • Bicester  Bicester Heritage
  • Brierley Hill  Merry Hill
  • Warwickshire  Holly Grange
  • Ipswich Martlesham Park and Ride
  • Nottingham  Clifton South Tram Park & Ride

South

  • Bristol Cribbs Causeway 
  • Surrey  Kempton Park

North

  • Gateshead  Metrocentre Coach Park
  • Leeds  Church Fenton
  • Liverpool  Hadock Park Racecourse
  • Manchester Tennis & Football Centre

Scotland

  • Edinburgh Royal Highland Centre

Suitable For

  • Drivers should be between the ages of 5 and 10
  • All drivers must have an adult in attendance
  • There is enough space in the vehicle for a parent to accompany their child

Spectators

  • Spectators are welcome at all venues and may view from designated areas
  • All venues provide facilities to purchase light refreshments

Anything Else

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult until they have been given permission to drive unaccompanied by the instructor
  • If multiple children are attending one adult will be required to accompany the driver, and another to supervise any children not driving.

Reviews

Average Rating 5
Total Reviews 1
Recommend to Friend 1
about 5 years ago
Excellent start to learning how to handle a vehicle properly.
S Turczyn
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