Magazine article USA TODAY

Paging Tarzan. (What's New?)

Magazine article USA TODAY

Paging Tarzan. (What's New?)

Article excerpt

* With a sigh, parents of toddlers gurgling cheerfully as their backyard or playground swings gently rock back and forth must inevitably face the day when those kids realize how boring this activity really is. At that point, youngsters look for more-exciting fare, and their parents' hair starts turning gray. Before they reach the total daredevil stage, a couple of items from Spring Swings, L.L.C., Riviera Beach, Fla., may make both generations content.

The Spring Swing with Disc Seat ($64.99) is designed to hang from a swing set, outdoor gym, or sturdy tree limb. The rope connects to the top and bottom of a bounce adapter that is spring-loaded to allow the child to bounce up and down at the same time he or she swings back and forth or around in circles. A sturdy plastic disc is attached to the bottom of the rope so the youngster can sit on it while swinging and bouncing. The entire device is safety tested to 600 pounds (if your kid reaches this level, you've got problems), though a 30-70-pound range is recommended for the optimum in bouncing. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.