I am true believer of of letting kids discover their world with their creativity and imagination. Compared to other kids, ours do not have that many toys. Yes they have their blocks and a train set, balls of all sizes, a tool bench and lots of cars. But we never got the latest toy to simply show off. I prefer my boys to figure out how to make things work and invent new ways to play.
A few weeks back we got the opportunity of reviewing Magic Cabin‘s Spinning Seesaw. We just got it a week ago and we have been enjoying it ever since! Why did I chose the spinning seesaw? It was simply a no brainer. Both my boys love to be outside, run, spin, get dirty, play together, learn new things, did I mention spin? Man can they go on for ever! I spin once and I end up on the floor pale and about to throw up! Plus…it helps them to get more coordinated and they can actually have fun together without pushing each other because one took a car or the other pushed someone else…boys.
Like we always do, daddy set it up while mommy tried to snap photos. Let me tell you, it was hard to keep J. off the little pieces…he even tried to send them down the AC vent! So I’ll say that 18 month old boys should not help with the installation which, by the way, was a breeze, yeah there’s one too many screws but you’ll be done in a snap!
3 year olds, on the other hand, are great help with those big screws that go on the seat! And your 18 month old can take care of the seats and plastic plugs while the bigger boys are at work. Great team work project!
Once the seesaw is set up it measures 43-3/4″L x 10″W x 4-1/4″H and it fits great in a living room…as long as you move the coffee table, then you are good to go!
J. is still to little to hold on by himself so either Uncle Alex or mommy had to hold him up so he wouldn’t fly away while A. spun the seesaw! But I guess that while on a carpet it can’t be that bad a flight, right?
But then J. decided he was done and chose to go play on the coffee table, which he got in trouble for. That little boy sure loves to climb!! We are taking him to climbing classes as soon as he is old enough! He’s going to love them!
But I digress…J. was done but A. wasn’t. Crying. So daddy decided to take J.’s place and hmm…that was quite a workout! So if you only have one kid get the seesaw! I am not kidding you!! You’re gonna get the workout of your life while enjoying this kind of smiles:
So far, so good. No issues, no problems, no cons. At all! OK, there’s one…but it is with silly dogs who want to jump up and down all over the place when the boys are spinning on their seesaw. A. has already been pushed off the seesaw by Scratch. It hurt me more than it hurt him. But he now has a bump on his head. And he is so proud of it! I love my boy!
So if you are a lucky one and the sun is shinning get your kids or grandkids their own Magic Cabin Spinning Seesaw and watch hours of fun unravel in front of you. Make sure to carry a video camera and a camera as well!! Because those smiles will be priceless!!
It is so amazing how much kids can do with so little. Next thing you know we’ll be seeing cars being catapulted to the neighbor’s yard!
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