Minions on Wheels Giveaway: Dynacraft Folding Scooter

I've had Minions on the brain lately. Last week I shared my Tipsy Minion cocktail recipe, and now I've got a giveaway for y'all for one of Levi's favorite outdoor toys: the Dynacraft foldable scooter.

Levi Dynacraft Minion Scooter

Dynacraft is a US company that's been making bikes pretty much as long as I've been alive (we'll call it 30+ years). They've got a new line of Minions bikes and scooters designed specifically for 5-8 year olds, featuring their classic well-made designs and bright, eye-catching colors. 

They sent Levi their The Minion Folding Scooter, which is perfect since he just turned 5 last month. It has an easily adjustable handlebar with soft cushion grips that adapts to your child's height, and it folds for easy transport to the park or vacation spots.

When the box arrived at our doorstep, he couldn't wait to get his hands on it.

Scooter_Arrival

He might have been *just* a little bit happy to find out what was in the box 🙂

The scooter was delivered partially assembled – all we needed to do was pop the handle bars in place and adjust the height once we unfolded it.

Happy Face Scooter

The Dynacraft scooter is one of the lightest I've come across. While the folding feature is nice, it's not something I've used much. Since the scooter is so light, it's easy to just pop in the trunk without folding down, but if you did need to tuck it into a small space, it's nice to have that ability.

Available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 at Toys”R”Us, I think the Minion Folding Scooter makes a great gift idea for the upcoming holiday season.

Win It

One lucky reader will win their own Minion Folding Scooter from Dynacraft!

Scooter in Action

Rules:

  • This giveaway is open to residents of the continental US.
  • Winner will be drawn on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
  • Prize will be shipped directly by Dynacraft or their authorized agent

Mandatory Entry: Leave an interesting* comment on this post sharing why you like this Dynacraft scooter. (*If you're new here, you might not know that I actually read all the comments. So sure, you could leave a basic comment, but I really, really love it when I can learn a little about you.)

Example: “My daughter LOVES Minions! We've watched Despicable Me at least 857 times. She'd flip over this scooter.”

Bonus Entry #1: Visit DynacraftBike.com, browse around, then come back and leave a new comment sharing something cool you learned about them or their products from their website.

Bonus Entry #2: Leave another comment with a Minions joke. Just keep it relatively family-friendly, please.

Each comment on this post counts as an entry. You can share multiple jokes or tidbits you learned about the company from their website, just be sure to do it in a separate comment so you get credited for each entry.

Comments

  1. Amanda Munoz says:

    This is awesome!! My lil girl lives to watch brother on his scooter and a minions one would make her lose it!

  2. Elizabeth Wisniewski says:

    My youngest is one of the biggest minion fans out there. I can not tell you how many times we have had “Happy” Mr Gru themed family dance parties. He would LOVE a minion scooter!

  3. I like the scooter because it looks like the perfect size for my little grandson. He loves the Minions too!

  4. Melanie Morin says:

    What I like about it is that it is lightweight so my daughter could carry it herself, and it has minions on it (who doesn’t like minions?). My little girl is a daredevil and I feel she would have a lot of fun learning to ride that scooter!

  5. My daughter loves riding her brother’s scooter and she would love to have one of her own to race him on

  6. melissa Resnick says:

    this would be great for christmas for my grandson

  7. Shannon Baas says:

    My nephew is a huge Minions fan and has been wanting a scooter.

  8. beth shepherd says:

    My daughter is a huge minion fan and would absolutely love this. Thank you

  9. We’re HUGE minion fans. When Mcdonalds had their minion toys, we had to collect them all. We ate so much McDonalds, which I HATE, just to get them. My youngest is definitely a purple minion.

  10. Brittney House says:

    It looks like a fun way for my son to get some exercise.

  11. My Grandson loves The Minions! This would be an awesome gift for him, I’m sure he would love it because he loves all things Minions.

  12. My daughter referred to the movies as “Pickle Me” for the longest time. Now she has it right, but it was so cute it made it hard to correct her. She loved seeing the new movie in the theater.

  13. I visited the site and I like that you can browse their products by age or size.

  14. I would love to win this scooter since it will cut down on Christmas shopping, because let’s face it, who wants to be out at the stores between Thanksgiving and Christmas?? (My kids are also getting Minion duvet covers so it would really be a Minion Christmas!)

  15. Heather Forseth Grant says:

    My kids are all too old for this cutie scooter, but I would LOVE to win it so I can give it to a child/family in need at Christmas! Who doesn’t love minions, right?!!

  16. Megan Hofbauer says:

    Sometimes I think my 4 year old son is a minion. We have the despicable me fart gun. It’s funny for 5 minutes but after the 100th fart I want to turn into Gru.

  17. Why did the Minion cross the road? BANANA
    (My son says that all the time and I really wanted to annoy someone else with it!)

  18. It’s so cute! My preschooler loves the Minions and cracks up whenever they come on! Especially when they say “banana!” Then my toddler gets it on it too and my living room is turned into a jungle full of monkeys! Lol
    Plus it’s good exercise since she outgrew her bike!

  19. We are pretty obsessed with Minions around here! We went to Disney 2 years ago and spent the whole time talking about Minions. We probably should have gone to Universal instead!

  20. Oh my gosh – their My Little Pony 24v scooter would be my daughters dream ride! Hehe
    It’s so cute!
    I had never heard of Dynacraft before but they have some really nice looking products! 🙂

  21. I just visited their website. My son just started loving to ride his bike, and I think we definitely need to invest in the bike with the fart gun blaster – because farts are probably his favorite thing.

  22. Kristen Whitney says:

    My daughter loves anything with minions, except for the despicable me movies for some reason. She would love this scooter!

  23. Kristen Whitney says:

    Did you hear about the new minion pirate movie they are making?….
    It’s rated, Arrrrrrrrrrrgh…

  24. tara darity says:

    This is awesome! It would be hard to pick which of the 3 kids to give it to! I know they all would love it!!

  25. We love Minions in our household. Last week we saw the latest Minion movie, it was hilarious!!

  26. I learned Dynacraft has been recognized as the leader in the wheeled goods category for 30 years!!

  27. What is a minions favorite fruit? Banana

  28. Cassandra mccane says:

    My son would love this 🙂 While visiting my dad over the summer he said I was a horrible mother and now had two main goals for our trip. 1. To teach my 3 year old what the musical truck was that kids flocked to (“why isn’t he BEGGING for ice cream right now? Wait, he doesn’t know what the ice cream truck is?! What is wrong with you? That’s just not right.”) and 2. “Has he seen despicable me? The minions movie just came out.. are you serious…WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?”. Let’s just say my dad usually gets his way and my 3 year old is well versed in minion speak and our local ice cream man’s name is Steven.

  29. I am not sure who is a bigger minion fan – me or my stepdaughter. Who doesn’t want a couple of minions of their own?? This scooter would make a great surprise for my stepdaughter. Thanks for the chance!

  30. My stepdaughter would love the Zombie Princess scooter. Thanks!

  31. I have 9 (!) nieces and nephews, and I know several of them would love to have this scooter. My fingers are crossed that I can win it for them.

  32. Our granddaughter would love one of these

  33. My 5 year old son would be tickled to own a minons scooter. My son is a big fan of te minons.

  34. I learned they have a HOT WHEELS 3-WHEEL SCOOTER W/LIGHTS & SOUNDS

  35. What do we want Banana! When do we want it? Banana

  36. I found that DynaCraft makes a really cool 6V Avengers Car.

  37. james doyle says:

    6V Avengers Car is sweet. Do you know what is as sweet? A minion banana lol.

  38. my grand son loves minions this would be perfect

  39. Oh Carter loves the Minions! He wants to be a Minion for Halloween this fall. This would be perfect for him to scoot along when we go trick or treating!

  40. I learned that they have a Register Your Ride! Not only do they have the information if your bike is stolen, but also will help if you need parts down the road. And..they have a weekly giveaway too for those who register their ride!

  41. Sharon Kaminski says:

    I learned about the different bikes and scooters that dynacraft has, interesting.

  42. I would love to get this scooter for my grandson. He loves both Minions and scooters.

  43. I visited the website and learned it was important to conduct a helmet check for safety.

  44. we like the minions but my dd would love the hello kitty scooter!

  45. Kimberly M. says:

    I like this Dynacraft because my grandsons all are big Minion junkies. If it’s minions they have to have it is what they say. They also love scooters. Of course I love the Minions too. They just make adults and children smile. They might not talk the same language but they sure communicate fun.

  46. Kimberly M. says:

    I didn’t realize Dynacraft make scooters, bike, dirt bikes, and quads. That is amazing. They have some really great products.

  47. Kimberly M. says:

    My grandson told me this joke.
    What is yellow and brown and has one eye? Stuart dipped in chocolate.

  48. This scooter is very cool. My youngest has been begging for a scooter like his big brother has, and with his obsession with minions this would be perfect!

  49. This scooter would be great to have kids be active and would be good for my daughter during walks.

  50. Joke:
    Silas Ramsbottom: My name’s Silas, Silas Ramsbottom.
    Kevin the Minion: He said bottom.

  51. I like that it is light weight and easy to fold up and take along anywhere. My grandson has a scooter on his wish list!

  52. I would love this for my nephews. They just had a Minion themed party, and they would be estatic over this. My sister even made them a minion birthday cake! I was impressed!

  53. After visiting the website, I learned that the company assists as many non-profit organizations in the northern San Francisco Bay Area as they can! Cool! love when companies give back!

  54. A minion and his banana, stil a better love story than twilight. 🙂

  55. Shauntea Crutcher says:

    My four year old son loves to watch the Despicable Me movies and he would really enjoy this scooter.

  56. Patricia Delgado says:

    Dynacraft is a trusted brand for me, it means sturdy reliable and safe.

  57. Patricia Delgado says:

    I like that you can register your ride at dynacraft.com and if a recall should happen you will be notified, you can also purchase replacement parts there.

  58. Patricia Delgado says:

    My advice to you is to date/marry someone who looks at you the way a minion looks at a banana!!

  59. It’s really cute and the perfect size for kids. My son would love it!

  60. Why did the Minion cross the road? BANANA!!

  61. The Surge Camo Quad looks awesome!

  62. I have two boys who LOVE Minions. I love that this scooter is for ages 6-10, so the limit on it’s a plus since I know both of them would share.

  63. I like that it gets kids exercising.

  64. JOKE:

    Jillian: Hello Gru. This is Jillian.
    Gru: Agness, tell Jillian I’m not here.

  65. Danielle Magee says:

    My daughter loves to ride scooters and loves Minions, she would adore this!

  66. My daughter would love it.

  67. my lil nephew is obsessed with minions, i would love to win this for his Christmas present

  68. WELL. My kids are 5 and 7, and both boys.. so as you can imagine they’re a bit destructive. The beat up old formerly decorated in spiderman scooter we had for years finally took its last breath and my older boy came walking home with the scooter in one hand and the wheels in the other. OH NO!! So as you can imagine, we are in need of a new scooter 😉

  69. tina reynolds says:

    Because my five year old son is minion crazy I think after the movie he said the word banana at least a million times lol

  70. Sarah Cool says:

    My niece Natalie has been wanting a scooter and she LOVES minions. If I won this for her she would go crazy 🙂

  71. Sarah Cool says:

    I learned that they make battery powered ride on cars as well and I would LOVE the BMW 6V i8 CONCEPT for my nephew!!!

  72. Ashley Busse says:

    I love this scooter because it’s so unique! I love that you can fold it up for easy storage, and the minion design would make my son flip out!!

  73. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I like the scooter because it folds,and it has the minions on it.My nieces get very excited every time they see anything with the minions.

  74. Ashley Busse says:

    I like that this company makes products from age 3 to adult!! There’s something for EVERYONE!!

  75. Ashley Busse says:

    “how many of you does it take to do this?!” “About a minion!!”

  76. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I’ve learned that for over 30 years Dynacraft has been recognized as the leader in the wheeled goods category,their products are sought after throughout the web and at some of the biggest retailers in the US.

  77. Its cute and the perfect size for younger kids.

  78. Rebecca Peters says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter because she is obsessed with minions!
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

  79. This would be so awesome. My grandsons love the Minions – they would flip for this scooter.

  80. I didn’t know they also made things beside scooters. If the new grandbaby is a girl (due next March) she will be getting the HELLO KITTY 6V QUAD. 😉

  81. Rebecca Peters says:

    I like the hello kitty bike xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

  82. Donna Teller says:

    My niece is a huge minions fan so I know she would love this scooter. Her grandpa’s name is Kevin so she thinks the minion Kevin is amazing. She is actually even having a minion party for her next birthday.

  83. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I like that they have the Three-wheeled Barbie scooter with lights and sounds,which would be perfect for one of my nieces

  84. Kelley Roach says:

    my son loves teh minions and this scooter

  85. Shakeia Rieux says:

    The Surge Electric Skateboard with 24 volt electric motor and three-speed wireless remote control is pretty awesome,and would be something my nephew would like.I like that it comes with a 3-speed remote control

  86. I visited the site and I like that you can browse their products by age or size.

  87. The Surge Camo Quad looks great!

  88. Shakeia Rieux says:

    I would like to get the DOC MCSTUFFINS 6V SMALL CAR for my youngest niece,when she’s old enough to ride it.They have a lot of great stuff to choose from

  89. Laurie Emerson says:

    My son would absolutely love this scooter. He is a huge Minions . We have seen the movie 6 times and he is now asking if he can change his name to Kevn!

  90. Leah Shumack says:

    I didn’t even know that they made Minion Scooters! I have been trying to get my daughter interested in a bike for Christmas but she keeps saying Scooter…she would be so excited with this!

  91. Leah Shumack says:

    I learned that they also make a My Little Pony Scooter!

  92. Laurie Emerson says:

    I love the fact that they have such a great variety of scooter. My daughter would love the Zombie Princess one. I am not sure if that should worry me or not!

  93. Leah Shumack says:

    Why did the Minion cross the road? BANANA! Learned that one from my friends 3 year old son LOL

  94. Miranda Ward says:

    I would love to win this Scooter for my autistic daughter who is completely over the moon for minions!!!

    freebiegoddess03@aol.com

  95. Ellie Wright says:

    My granddaughter is a huge Minions fan. She watches the Banana video over and over. This scooter would be awesome, and I love that it’s foldable.

  96. My 5 yo daughter loves Minions! We have all the Happy Meal Minions and she loves the little noises they make 🙂 She’d love a Minions scooter!

  97. I like that they have a measurement guide on their website (http://www.dynacraftbike.com/measurement-guide) so you can see what size of scooter is appropriate for your child.

  98. cynthia dawson says:

    My daughter has never seen the minions movie but she knows all about them! Sometimes I actually am amazed at what she knows, kids are like sponges. She would enjoy this scooter!

  99. cynthia dawson says:

    I learned that dynacraft has awesome adult bikes!

  100. I saw this Minion joke on the internet:
    Soft Minion, warm Minion
    Little ball of drama
    Happy Minion, loyal Minion
    Banana banana banana!

  101. I like that it folds for easier storage

  102. susan smoaks says:

    I like the dynacraft scooter because it is cute and unique, i know the kids will love it

  103. Dawn Monroe says:

    My four year old granddaughter wants a scooter for Christmas and she just watched The Minions and loved it so this would be twice as nice of a present.

  104. Dawn Monroe says:

    I like the My Little Pony electric vehicle. Can you imagine finding that under the tree as a young girl? Wow!

  105. Dawn Monroe says:

    Knock Knock / Who’s There? / Banana / Banana who? / Orange you glad I didn’t say Banana! I never said I was funny.

  106. Richard Hicks says:

    Our son loves the minions and wants to be one!

  107. Richard Hicks says:

    I think their MY LITTLE PONY 24V CITY SCOOTER is pretty neat!

  108. They have a My Little Pony Scooter!

  109. This is a great size for my son.

  110. My nephew would love this. Has big on the minions. He says banana all the time.

  111. james jenkins says:

    What is your favorite Bourgher served with? Fresh minions! (Which is why I don’t wait up at night for Disney’s call.)

  112. Patricia Delgado says:

    They have MLP scooters!! That’s a win for my little girl!!

  113. Patricia Delgado says:

    They’re good for exercising which today’s children don’t get enough of.

  114. Patricia Delgado says:

    Knock Knock
    Who’s There
    BANANA

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