Little Tikes Pillow Racer Lady Bug Review

My kids adore ride-on toys, especially ones mom will let them ride in the house on the hard wood. We have another brand ride on, but with two kids wanting to ride at the same time we welcomed a second. When our Pillow Racer came in the mail I couldn’t get the photos taken quick enough for their liking.


This fun riding toy can be used as a cuddly stuffed animal and pillow! Ride it, race it, love it! The stable base and easy-to-grip handle make the Ladybug Pillow Racer a super-fun indoor riding toy.



• No hardware required for assembly!
• Easy grip handle
• Soft, cushion body
• Caster wheels allow for easy, quick turns
• Ladybug cover easily removes from the base for cuddling or washing
• Maximum number of kids: 1
• Maximum weight limit up to 50lbs.
• Pillow is hand wash only



This little lady bug was simple and quick to put together. Her padding makes the seat a comfortable spot for little tooshies and the rolling casters make getting around easy and fun.


When I first read about the Pillow Racers I had visions of much younger children playing on them. I had intentions of gifting this to a younger cousin, but after watching my three and five year old having a blast on it I think it’s a keeper! The weight limit is a generous 50 pounds, which should allow Emma (age 5) to play on it for at least another 4-6 months. Ethan is just at 40 pounds at almost 4 years old. He can continue to use it for quick some time. It’s a simple concept that allows the kids to scoot around (feet powered) with an adorable and soft exterior. I have found that some of the simplest concepts are the best toys!



You can purchase a Lady Bug Pillow Racer for $39.99


ONE OurKidsMom reader is going to win a pillow racer!

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This giveaway ended at 11:59 PM EST on May 11, 2012.

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  1. K.Pugh says:

    I’d love any Little Tykes outdoor play/climb sets for my 3 youngest kids. Thanks for the chance.

  2. Angela says:

    Classic Whale Teeter Totter

  3. Janet W. says:

    Would love to have the Endless Adventures® Rock Climber & Slide.

  4. Steph says:

    I want a pillow racer for my daughter! I have always been a fan of the Little Tikes brand, since my 18 year old was a little tike lol.

  5. Ashley turicik says:

    I love the classic alligator teeter totter

  6. Kathy Davis says:

    I love the little Roll ‘n Pop Vac. I had my own version when I was a kid in the 50s.

  7. Kathy Davis says:

    My FB name: Kathy Newsom Davis… if I am the winner.

  8. Jill H says:

    The Little Tikes Sort and Store Toy Box is something we could definitely use!

  9. Bekah Kuczenski says:

    I want the princess dozy coupe with glitter for my little princess!

  10. Penny A says:

    My son would love the bubble leaf and garden blower. He loves bubble and being out side.

  11. jodi lasher says:

    I would love the lady bug pillow racer. So darn cute. My niece would get a kick out of it.

  12. Irene says:

    The delux wooden kitchen and laundry would fill the bill for all my granddaughters

  13. Heidi Daily says:

    I like the treasure chest sandbox

  14. The kids would love to have the Rocky Mountain River Race.

  15. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    I like the Hidden Pirate Treasure Sandbox.

  16. Laura Miller says:

    I like the Picnic on the Patio Playhouse.

  17. holly says:

    i LOVE the princess cozy coupe!

  18. Jenny Lloyd says:

    i would love to have the classic racing tire toy chest

  19. Audrey Griffis says:

    we love all kinds of stuff but i’d love this onewe are huge ladybugs fans i even have a ladybug bathroom :)

  20. tess says:

    i really like how they break the toys up by age and we really need a picnic table
    tcogbill at live dot com

  21. Darcy Novak says:

    I would love to have any of the outdoor playcenters.

  22. Melanee says:

    The only new thing that I learned from Little Tikes today (because I absolutely love their stuff already) was that I really don’t have enough money for all the stuff I want. Or enough room. I need to get a place with a yard.

  23. Kathy Hecimovich says:

    Love these racers Would like the picnic table

  24. Anna says:

    I didn’t even know the ride upons came in pillow tops

  25. bernadette c says:

    I would love to win the dinosaur one! :) very cute!

  26. Carol says:

    What a cool toy you got here. I want that to for my little brother. it is very nice.

  27. Kelly Andrus says:

    I love all the playhouses! My 3 year old would go nuts for one. :)

  28. Kendal Barriere says:

    I would love to get my son’s the Tikes Patrol Cozy Coupe! Love it!!

  29. Lauren says:

    The deluxe wooden kitchen and laundry set!

  30. Colleen Fuller says:

    Role Play 2 Bundle! So cute! I love this contest. This will help my little one learn to walk and my toddler play!

  31. kelly t says:

    i like the 2-in-1 Garden Cart & Wheelbarrow

  32. Nichole Gibson says:

    I really love the outdoor sets!

  33. Corinne Soto says:

    i love their deluxe wooden kitchen, we’ve been looking into getting a kitchen for the kids and it looks super cute, especially since it has a washer too!

  34. D Schmidt says:

    I like the Craftsman Workshop

  35. Melissa says:

    I would also love the Thomas and Friends table and chair set.

  36. Kristin Sawatzke says:

    I love the whale teeter totter!

  37. Brandy says:

    They have a downloadable calendar in their parent’s corner

  38. Amy says:

    What a great give away! My little Lily would LOVE this!

  39. Beth R says:

    I love the classic whale teeter totter
    email subscriber at bethany333 at hotmail dot com

  40. Renea Greathouse says:

    I love all the pillow top ride ons and would love to have the wooden kitchen set. Our backyard is full of little tykes toys. lol. Very durable and reasonably priced.

  41. matthew b says:

    Classic Tough Tire Trike

  42. amanda roach says:
  43. tamra childers says:

    I love the classic alligator teeter totter

  44. Brenda F says:

    So cool! Thank you!

  45. joanne major says:

    clubhouse swingset

  46. debra hall says:

    my grandson would love the Dirt Diggers Bundle

  47. Michelle Cerra says:

    I really want to get the pillow racer for my little one. He is turning 3 in June and saw the commercial and just loves them.

  48. christine jessamine says:

    i love the classic castle playhouse!!!

  49. Jessica Rolfes says:

    I love the Endless Adventure Rock Climber & Slide

  50. Laura says:

    Makin’ Mud Pies™ looks like fun

  51. Kristen says:

    I like the 2-in-1 Garden Cart & Wheelbarrow.

  52. Charlee Hall says:

    I want the 8-in-1 Adjustable Playground.

  53. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    Storybook Cottage™ Twin Bed
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  54. catherine c says:

    i like the Tikes Tough Workshop

  55. I like the 5 in 1 adjustable gym

  56. Pauline M says:

    My daughter would flip over the Classic Doll Buggy!

  57. Looks cute for my toddler!

  58. Sam says:

    I love how a lot of Little Tikes toys are made ot last

  59. The sort n store toybox

  60. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    I’d love to try the TikeStix!

  61. Colleen Maurina says:

    I also like their Builder’s Bay Sand & Water Table.

  62. Debbie Jackson says:

    like the treasure sandbox and the extreme coaster

  63. April W says:

    I like the Princess Cozy Coupe its to cute

  64. Jacque says:

    I like the 2 in 1 Garden Cart and Wheelbarrow.

  65. trisha scott says:

    i want everything they were really wanting to try to get one of the plathouses though… there products hold up so good and seem to last forever

  66. Linda G. says:

    I like the 3-in-1 Trike

  67. Alicia says:

    Love the 8 in 1 adjustable playground

  68. Erin Rok says:

    I also really like their Turtle sandbox

  69. Sue Hull says:

    I love the Lalaloopsy dolls! I’d love to have them all. LOL! I’d let my 2 neices play with them.
    I absolutely love this giveaway! My neice loves lady bugs. Thank you for the giveaway!

  70. April Brenay says:

    I love their wagons!

  71. Karen Gonyea says:

    LOVE the Endless Adventures Rock Climber and Slide :)

  72. Carrie Phelps says:

    I really love the 3-in-1 Trike with DiscoverSounds® Dash (Orange).

  73. KJ Skib says:
  74. Liz W says:

    I would love the Princess Cozy Coupe® with Glitter

  75. Stephanie says:

    I love the classic whale teeter totter

  76. nancy says:

    My lil princess would love the Classic Doll Buggy!!thanks for the chance!!!:)

  77. Azslyn Cole says:

    I Love the Little Tikes Playground

  78. Andrea D. says:

    I like the Builder’s Bay™ Sand & Water Table.

  79. Christina says:

    I love the Builder’s Bay™ Sand & Water Table!

  80. catherine thomas says:

    I really like these pillow racers.My son wants one.

  81. EMMA L HORTON says:


  82. Melissa Bush says:

    My son would like the Sand & Water Table

  83. Brandi says:

    I like the Classic Whale Teeter Totter!

  84. Candice Hull says:

    I would love to get my kids any of their outdoor toys. I especially love the classic castle.
    Thank you for the chance to win such a fun prize!

  85. Patricia Williams says:

    I would love to have the classic castle for my kids.

  86. Angela says:

    I also love the Dirt Diggers Bundle

  87. Stephanie B. says:

    discover sounds kitchen 2 pack

  88. Jessica E Ledford says:

    I love the Lalaloopsy Sew Cute Playhouse!!

  89. Nicole says:

    The Little Island Water table

  90. nikki m says:

    I learned “Little Tikes has been manufacturing kids toys in Hudson, Ohio since 1970 and celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2010. “

  91. Jami Schulte says:

    Lately I’ve really been wanting either one of their picnic tables or a ride and relax wagon!

  92. crystle tellerday says:

    log cabin playhouse

  93. Island Adventure Water Table looks like fun.

  94. Seyma Shabbir says:

    The big waffle blogs

  95. kat says:
  96. Jennifer Hedden says:

    I like the ladybug pillow racer. I love the lalaloopsy dolls!

  97. I also like the Little Tikes 3-in-1 Trike.

  98. Amanda Starr says:

    Also like the Classic Pickup Truck

  99. Danielle Papsis says:

    I would love to have their turtle sandbox. My daughter doesn’t understand that the neighbor’s one isn’t hers.

  100. susan varney says:

    i like the Endless Adventures Tikes Town Playhouse

  101. Nikki Bergin says:

    I love the alligator teeter totter

  102. Thuy Vu says:

    I really want a pillow racer for my baby. I think that he would like it

  103. jennifer h says:

    love the endless adventures playground

  104. Kristi C says:

    I like the Junior Sports ‘n Slide Bouncer.

  105. Kerry says:

    My kids would love the Classic Alligator Teeter Totter

  106. tamar says:

    I love the Cozy Coupe :)

  107. Angie M says:

    I LOVE The lady bug one, that is my favorite!

  108. I would love to get the Classic Car Tire Toy Bin for my 3yr old son :)
    Thanks Heather!

  109. Juli Guthrie says:

    I love the classic castle!

  110. Karen says:

    Americana Sort ‘n Store™ Toy Chest

  111. Oh I’d luv the Clubhouse Swing Set
    Gladys P
    sps1113 at yahoo dot com

    It seems like I did this but I can’t one.

  112. david basile says:

    8-in-1 Adjustable Playground

  113. Marysa N. says:

    I’d love a Little Tikes 3-in-1 Trike!
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

  114. Jennifer M. says:

    The little tykes picnic table.

  115. Anne Nack says:

    I like the classic pick up truck.

  116. I downloaded the pledge to put on my blog as we are in the process of switching it. Does that count, my firefox won’t let me go to the pledge til I am with Google Chrome.
    Gladys P
    sps1113 at yahoo dot com

  117. Heather H says:

    Shady Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer

  118. I like the classic castle playhouse.

  119. Francine Anchondo says:

    Rocky Mountain River Race

  120. Amanda Alvarado says:

    I like the 2-in-1 Wet ‘n Dry Bouncer

  121. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I like the sandbox & Wading pool

  122. desiree says:

    i will getting this i will be givieng to a neice

  123. Sabrina Radke says:

    I love the cozy coupe cab!

  124. Sheryl says:

    I want a Lalaloopsy Doll.

  125. Fawn H says:

    I like the Endless Adventures Variety Climber and Swing Set Extension

  126. Sandra W. says:

    I love/need one of the little tikes toy boxes for my boy

  127. I would love to have the 3-in-1 Trike with DiscoverSounds® Dash.
    SO cute!!

  128. Louis says:

    I also love the Builder’s Bay™ Sand & Water Table

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  129. heather eg kaufmanh says:

    I want the Tike Stix

  130. Savanna says:

    those tikesticks looks like fun! i would love to have one of those tikes picnic tables. it would be perfect for summer lunches in the backyard.

  131. I’d love one of the outdoor playsets for my kiddos! I didn’t realize Little Tykes made so many!

  132. Andrea says:

    This, please:

    I know, I don’t win it – I just want it! :>

  133. Kelly L says:

    I love the Ladybug!

  134. Juli Guthrie says:

    I use the email to subscribe to rss/emails.

  135. sheryl gruhler says:

    I’d like any Little Tykes outdoor play/climb set.

  136. Brittany C says:

    I really like the Endless Adventures Fold ‘n Store Picnic Table Combo ! Thanks for the giveaway!

  137. Tara F. says:

    I love the Pirate Water Table
    sweetpeonies07 at gmail

  138. Pinky Sade says:

    i like the Little Tikes® Playground

  139. Jodi Kershuk says:

    The clubhouse climber would be great to have.

  140. Kimberly says:

    I think my daughter would really like the 2-in-1 Garden Cart & Wheelbarrow.

  141. Kelly Falcone says:

    I want the super chef kitchen : )

  142. Kaysha says:

    We would love the Builder’s Bay Sand and Water Table

  143. Rochel S says:

    I like the Tike stix clubhouse

  144. Jude Skocki Kelly says:

    I love how they have catagories for age groups. makes it so much easier to shop

  145. Robin Blankenship says:

    I like the Hidden Pirate Treasure Sandbox.

  146. jeni lutz says:

    I like the Backyard Barbeque™ Get Out ‘n’ Grill

  147. JoAnn F. says:

    I would like to get my grandson the classic pick up truck
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

  148. Carla Garcia says:

    i want the dino for my son

  149. I would love the picnic table for my visiting grandchildren this summer.

  150. Robyn Galloway says:

    The easy store table with umbrella would be perfect for our backyard!

  151. Debbie Ellis says:

    My little Grand kids would love on of the playhouses. That would be nice.

  152. Lindsay Sorensen says:

    I like the alligator teeter toter

  153. Hoa Le says:

    I also like the Race ‘n Re-Fuel Pit Stop™ Playhouse.

  154. gina says:

    3-in-1 Trike with DiscoverSounds® Dash (Primary)

  155. dario moniz says:

    i like the picnic on the patio playset

  156. Picnic ‘n Playhouse

  157. Leslie Galloway says:

    I’d love to have the Classic Pickup Truck for my son. Just like daddy! :)

    Facebook Name: Leslie Galloway (

  158. Jude Skocki Kelly says:

    I like that they catagorize the toys by age group

  159. Lily Kwan says:

    I learned you can order toys directly from Little Tikes.

  160. Crystal C says:

    I like the Builder’s Bay Sand & Water Table.

  161. Joe Lee says:

    Treasure chest sandbox is cool

  162. C.P. says:

    I’d also love the Princess Cozy Coupe with Glitter for my girls!

  163. heatherzilla says:

    I like the Classic Pickup Truck. So cute!

  164. Danielle Davis/Grady says:

    Big Waffle® Blocks 2 Pack Bundle :)
    Thank you!

  165. Gianna says:

    Endless Adventures Fold ‘n Store Picnic Table Combo Pack.

  166. Rajee Pandi says:

    Love Kids Picnic Tables

  167. Paula Tavernie says:

    Id love to have The Slide Away!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  168. I, personally, am in love with the Lalaloopsy dolls, but none of my children like them! I’d start a collection for myself, haha.

  169. Tamara says:

    I love the 3-in-1 Trikes! It would be awesome to have one for my toddler so when his big sister wants to ride her bike he can too.

  170. kimbuckjr says:

    I really want the “Deluxe Ride & Relax® Wagon with Umbrella” for my daughter. She would love this toy.

  171. Christina Brundick says:

    I like the Toddler tractor cart

  172. Shirley Hicks says:

    i like the Picnic ‘n Playhouse

  173. Harold D says:

    I love the Backyard Barbeque™ Get Out ‘n’ Grill – it’s so cool!

  174. Rebecca Peters says:

    I like the neighborhood market

  175. Jennifer says:

    I love the classic pick up truck!

  176. Erika P. says:

    I like the Swing Along Castle-Bright climber.

  177. Lisa L says:

    My son would love to have the Classic Pickup Truck

  178. Angela Cisco says:

    Backyard Barbeque get Out ‘n’ Grill is really cute

  179. Little Tikes has been around for awhile & makes safe toys. I like their assortment of outdoor climbing toys & centers and sand & water toys.

  180. Leah S says:

    love the Deluxe Sports Bundle with Bonus Bag!

  181. Gina P says:

    i like the ultimate beach ball sprinkler

  182. Eileen Burke says:

    I love their classic pick up truck

  183. Tiffany Hearn says:

    My daughters would also love the 2-in-1 Dollhouse Playhouse! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  184. amy deeter says:

    treasure chest sandbox

  185. Amber Carter says:

    I love their outdoor play sets

  186. Rosey says:

    I like the easy store table w/umbrella. It’s perfect for summer.

  187. christal c says:

    Endless Adventures® Lookout Swing Set

  188. Jessica Hays says:

    I love the Endless Adventures® Rock Climber & Slide.

    jessicaahays at

  189. McKim says:

    I like the Tikes Patrol Police Car.

  190. carol lewis says:

    The Builders bay sand & water table
    would be great for summer. The kids love to play in water.

  191. Dawn Reid says:

    I like the Cozy Coupe Cab

  192. David Gossett says:

    The Treasure chest sandbox is awesome. Thanks for the chance!

  193. Michelle Tucker says:

    In an ideal world, I’d love to have the 2-in-1 Wet ‘n Dry Bouncer .

  194. DanV says:

    I like Backyard Barbeque™ Get Out ‘n’ Grill

  195. Corey Olomon says:

    Little Island Water Table

  196. R Hicks says:

    want their Classic Pickup Truck

    brich22 at earthlink dot net