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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

3.3 x 3.0 x 2.4

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Toys R Us 1001153Slinky
 
4.5

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (32)
  • Compact (17)
  • Attractive (16)
  • Easy to assemble (4)
  • Entertaining (3)

Cons

  • Unstable (3)

Best Uses

  • Toddler (14)
  • Imaginative play (3)
  • Individual play (3)
  • Young children (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (18), Grandparent (13), First time parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

It's fun for a girl or a boy!

A classic toy that delights every time. My daughter is 4 and loves it. It's not easy for her to get the slinky started on the steps, because it's tricky until you get...Read complete review

A classic toy that delights every time. My daughter is 4 and loves it. It's not easy for her to get the slinky started on the steps, because it's tricky until you get the hang of it, but she asks Daddy to do it over and over. A child a year or two older would have no trouble. We bought the regular slinky for my daughter for Xmas and a miniature one for her baby doll's stocking. Both are fun, but the little one can't do regular stairs. You have to make smaller steps out of boxes or something (which there are plenty of at Xmas time, or birthdays). Makes a nice inexpensive gift for birthday parties.

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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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5.0

Spectacular Classic

By Jon

from Indianapolis, IN

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Classic
  • Compact
  • Hours Of Fun
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

      This classic toy still offers hours of fun. Running it down the stairs or just keeping it in your hands, the Slinky ingrains some basic physics concepts in your head. Its compact size is begging to be brought with you on car trips or trips to the corner market, and can distract anyone for hours. No assembly required.

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      5.0

      compact, easy to ship

      By Amy just another adult

      from Elizabeth Lake, California

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Child

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        The original slinky was a suggestion for putting in a shoe box to ship to children across the world for Christmas. I chose to buy them because I was familiar with the toy. I have one that my adult son received in a Christmas exchange about four years ago. It sits on a book shelf and every so often I would pick it up and start playing with it. It is very sturdy and will last.

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        5.0

        Great for the Classroom

        By DJ DANE

        from Layton, UT

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

            Bought this for my sister because she needed one for her classroom. It is working like a charm.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            i would buy this product again

            By nell196

            from prestonsburg, KY

            About Me Parent of Two or More Children

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Compact
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Toddlers

              Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

              This is a great product for someone of any age. It is easy to use. It is a lot of fun to play with. It is entertaining to watch it move across objects.

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              5.0

              Awesome and Fun

              By Legonut

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Medical Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                  The slinky is the best gift for anyone of any age. Whether you purchase the large slinky or the small I promise that you will have hours of hours of entertainment.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Slinky

                  By Twin Mom

                  from Oklahoma

                  About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                      I wouldn't buy this again. No sooner did I remove it from the box, it twisted itself & was no longer a toy my 8yr old could play with. He was upset about his slinky.

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                      5.0

                      Old-Fashioned Fun Toy

                      By Fun Grandma

                      from Philadelphia, PA

                      About Me Grandparent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Toddlers

                        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                        A toy for all times. This slinky is sturdy and will stay strong for lots of fun for the kids. One grandchild even put it on her arm as a bracelet!

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                        5.0

                        Wonderful product

                        By Number 1 Grandma

                        from Peoria, Illinois

                        About Me Grandparent

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Sturdy

                        Cons

                        • Slinky Works Great

                        Best Uses

                        • Not Applicable

                        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                        Slinky on the bird feeder pole works great.

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                        5.0

                        Awesome toy!

                        By Shopaholic

                        from Indiana

                        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                              This slinky is well-made and is of good quality. This Slinky actually works! My kids are having lots of fun watching it slink down the stairs.

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                              5.0

                              classic slinky

                              By Johanna

                              from merced, CA

                              About Me First Time Parent

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Sturdy

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

                                  I think every child should experience a slinky I did growing up. My 4 year old loves it she puts it on top of the stairs so it can go down. It wouldnt go down easily when it was new but it does know.

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