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#1 kpingitquiet

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:39 AM

Hi all. We're thinking about getting a Junior Jumper type toddler trampoline (the sort for 1 child, has a handle) for our 27mo. She's taken to climbing and tumbling and jumping around/off of furniture and I'd rather try to channel that somewhere safer biggrin.gif Has anyone had good/bad luck with the toddler trampolines?

#2 crocodilessnap

Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

We dont have one of those but I did buy one of the small 4.5ft netted tramps before christmas. DD loves it and uses it almost daily, we will definitely be buying her a bigger one for her birthday next year when she outgrows this one.

Thankfully we got ours on sale for only $80 so not a huge outlay for such a short period of use.

Edited by crocodilessnap, 27 February 2013 - 09:14 AM.

#3 Carmen02

Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:23 AM

we brought one for our 26mth old DS a couple of months ago, his a huge climber and loves to test the limits with no fear..his occupational therapist recommeded it to try channel all that engery into it and they are great! we have ours inside and sometimes he just loves lying on it lol

#4 kpingitquiet

Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:36 AM

Thanks to both of you. We can't do outdoor trampolines as our dogs would decide they were a very large canine recreation facility biggrin.gif or oversized chewtoy. Bums me out though as I'd love one, myself!

I think we'll give the junior jumper a shot. We have too many corners and walls and dogs around that make vaulting off of sofas a particularly dangerous occupation biggrin.gif

#5 eboyd

Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:41 AM

We had one for my DS when he was little, best money ever spent. Especially great in winter, just wish we had bought it earlier so he had more time on it before he was too big.

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