This adorable ride on is a great helper for children across 3 different developmental stages. Push Behind stage for those learning to walk: Truck bed flips up and locks into position with a soft molded in handle. Ride on stage for developing motor skills: Truck bed flips up, locks into position and becomes a seat back; the handle is down for steering; and 3 buttons on the handle trigger 7 themed sound effects. Pull Along stage for helping with balance and coordination: The bed is down and the handle pulls out and up for pulling and steering; and buttons are easily accessible for sounds. Controlled steering radius and six-wheel design for stability. Batteries included. Replace with 2 "AA" batteries (not included). Attention: the batteries included in this unit are intended for in-store demonstration. It is possible that they may become weak or discharged prior to purchase. Please replace them with fresh batteries to insure proper operation. Ages 12 to 36 months.