It's a new learning experience
Couldn't help but respond to the "can't get Heelys to roll." My grandchildren are on their second pair and I am in the market for dual rollers now. Heelys are not like roller skates, they require some momentum before they will roll. I had my munchkins take 2 steps then toes up on the 3rd. I held their had so I could catch them when they went down and they will. As they developed the "feel" for them, they began to hold on to me and let go, hold, let go, until they felt confident and went where
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they could stay close to a wall. In no time, they were "jumping" off from standing still and are now all over everywhere. The other kids in the neighborhood got some and they all now herd up and have races and a really great healthy time. No one has been injured - not even a scratch - and we live in the hills of Bella Vista, Arkansas, where they have to play in the street and driveways (no sidewalks).