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Product Description

The Original Slinky. The Walking Spring Toy!

Find a wide range of Poof-Slinky toys at Toys'R'Us.com! Poof-Slinky manufactures the POOF foam ball line and Slinky spring toys in the United States. Other products of POOF include the Classic Ideal construction toys and tabletop games, no-bake cooking kits, and science and activity kits. In the Spring of 2010 Poof-Slinky acquired Cadaco, a 75-year old manufacturer of a popular line of board games, including the famous Tripoley, the Ryan Oakes magic line, and the green activity/construction line EnviroBLOX; now called Stikits.

Additional Info

552585

FD92503F

071547001003

103LASH

0.5 pounds

3.1 x 2.9 x 2.4

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Toys R Us 1001153Slinky
 
4.4

(based on 120 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (81)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (66)
  • Compact (42)
  • Attractive (35)
  • Easy to assemble (10)
  • Comfortable (5)

Cons

  • Unstable (6)
  • Quickly outgrown (3)

Best Uses

  • Toddler (34)
  • Young children (4)
  • Imaginative play (3)
  • Individual play (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (42), Grandparent (29), First time parent (18), Child care professional (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Classic toy

The product was originally purchased as nostalgia, but quickly became a new favorite for our little four year old girl. She played with it often, experimenting with it on the steps and on...Read complete review

The product was originally purchased as nostalgia, but quickly became a new favorite for our little four year old girl. She played with it often, experimenting with it on the steps and on chairs and tables, as well as using it for pretend play--two words: "wobbly jello."

As far as holding its shape goes, it withstood all the beatings and dings for about a week. Afterward, one end became less taut to the rest of the body and there were a few tangle encounters. Those expected problems were an easy fix. It is still functioning.

(Great thing about the metal slinky compared to the plastic: it lasts longer and can handle being bent.)

For the price, the slinky offers a surprisingly abundant amount of educational fun. It will most likely remain a classic for even future generations.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

They don't make 'em like they used to...

We purchased the metal Slinky for our son thinking it would hold up better than the plastic version. He is very careful with his toys, so I expected this to last for a long...Read complete review

We purchased the metal Slinky for our son thinking it would hold up better than the plastic version. He is very careful with his toys, so I expected this to last for a long time. When we opened it, the metal was much thinner than I remember the one I had as a child was. I showed him the stair trick, which even on our narrow basement stairs performed poorly. I left him to try on his own, and not five minutes later he came up with a bent Slinky. Unlike my childhood version (that would only bend like that after some abuse,) this one would not bend back in place properly.

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4.0

classic fun toy

By toyfun

from boston, ma

Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

this is a classic fun product. My 9 year old son enjoys making slinky "walk". However our main stairs were too steep, so we had to look for other stairs and stacks of books to walk down.

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4.0

So much fun for the kids !!!

By Liz

from Cleveland ohio

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Toddlers

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

    My kids love watching it roll down the stairs just because it looks cool as it goes step by step .I will have to say it kinda gets tangled way to easily .

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    5.0

    I would definitely buy this again!!

    By Cool mom!!

    from Fontana ca

    About Me Parent of Two or More Children

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Compact
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        My kids love it !! It brings back old memories for me as a mom now!!

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        5.0

        perfect size and durable

        By mr dad

        from yonkers ny

        About Me First Time Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Toddlers

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

          does what its supposed to. durable and very much like original.

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          5.0

          oldie but goodie

          By Cape Codder

          from Massachusetts

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • preschool

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

            My daughter wanted one and it wasn't easy to find. She loves it like we did as kids. Oldie but goodie for sure

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            3.0

            Good product

            By Mom

            from Springfield mo

            About Me Parent of Two or More Children

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Toddlers

              Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

              Durable

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              5.0

              I would buy it

              By slinky

              from gastonia, n.c.gre

              About Me Child Care Professional

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Sturdy

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Toddlers

              Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

              GREAT FUN

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              5.0

              Childhood memory

              By Kari

              from Corona, CA

              About Me First Time Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Assemble
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Toddlers

                Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                I wanted to get my son this toy because it brings back so many memories of simpler times for me. He was so happy when he saw it. He's always wanted one ever since the movie Toy Story.
                Love to see him entertain himself without a tablet or a computer. =)

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                5.0

                Great Toy

                By Chad

                from Dallas

                About Me First Time Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                A timeless classic. My 3 year-old Daughter has a Slinky Jr, and loves imitating the countless things I do with mine, right down to pretending to be elephants.

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                5.0

                I would purchase this item again

                By Bev

                from Greenwood, Indiana

                About Me Grandparent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                My granddaughter lives in an apartment so this was quite entertaining for her to use on the outside steps!

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                $4.99

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