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Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey

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Bright Starts Having a Ball Hide & Spin Monkey

Delight in the sound of your little one's laughter as he or she plays with the Bright Starts Having a Ball Hide & Spin Monkey, which lets your little rascal engage in monkey business while sitting or standing and makes silly monkey sounds, plays melodies and lights up to keep your child interested and focused. Your child can develop his or her motor skills by putting the included balls into the monkey's hat or barrel and watching as they spin and roll, and control them by closing or opening the leaf gates. When your tiny tot presses the monkey's nose, the monkey ducks down into the barrel, peeking out when it's time to play again. While your little one monkeys around, he or she can practice learning shapes and colors by pressing the light-up buttons on the monkey's hat.

Product Highlights

  • Two ways to play: sit or stand
  • Makes silly monkey noises, plays melodies and lights up
  • Monkey hides when your child drops balls into the barrel and presses the nose
  • Monkey counts and peeks out from the barrel when your child drops balls into the hat
  • Press the monkey's nose and the balls drop into the monkey's hat and down into the barrel for spinning action
  • Open or close the leaf gates to control the rolling balls
  • Light-up buttons introduce your baby to shapes and counting
  • Press the lights on the monkey's hat to hear the names of colors
  • Comes with five balls and four AA batteries

What's Included

  • Bright Starts Having a Ball Hide & Spin Monkey
  • Five balls
  • Four AA batteries
Oo oo, ah ah!
With two ways to monkey around, your little one can engage in silly play while sitting or standing. The Hide & Spin Monkey makes funny sounds, plays melodies and lights up for a stimulating design.
Peek-a-boo!
Your child can practice his or her motor skills by picking up balls and placing them in the barrel. When he or she presses the monkey's nose, the monkey hides in the barrel, popping back up when it's time to play again.
Rolls and spirals
When your tiny tot drops the balls into the monkey's hat, the monkey begins counting and peeks out from his hiding place. Your child can press the nose to watch the balls drop into the monkey's hat and down into the barrel, spinning round and round.
Simple operation
It's easy to control the ball-spinning fun by opening or closing the leaf gates.
Introduce your child to basic skills
The light-up buttons on the monkey's hat allow your child to hear the names of shapes and colors when they're pressed for fun, hands-on learning.

Product Description

Bright Starts just put a whole new spin on monkey business with the Having a Ball Hide 'n Spin Monkey! This irresistible monkey will keep baby engaged and on the move. Press the bright lights on the monkey's hat to hear the names of colors. Practice motor skills by picking up balls and putting them into monkey's hat. Press the monkey's nose to see the balls drop into the monkey's hat and down into the barrel and spin round and round. Watch the monkey hide in the barrel and come back up to play again! Open or close the leaf gates to control the ball-chasing fun and light up buttons allow baby to hear colors and shapes, along with silly monkey sounds and melodies. Baby can sit and play now, and stand to play with monkey later. Take the time to be silly, live in the moment and enjoy the best sound in the entire world - your baby's laughter. Bright Starts - Fun Comes First!

The Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey Features:

  • Silly monkey sounds, melodies and lights

  • Light up buttons introduce baby to shapes and counting

  • 2 ways to play: sit or stand

  • Drop balls into the barrel, press nose and the monkey hides

  • Drop balls into the hat, and the monkey counts and peeks out

  • Leaf gates control ball-chasing fun

  • Balls spin and roll

  • Includes 4 AA batteries

  • Includes 5 balls


Bright Starts puts fun first! Their smart, fresh solutions for parents and their babies deliver convenience, value, and FUN throughout each day. With a growing portfolio of innovative activity centers, play gyms, gear and toys, Bright Starts products guarantee a good time - for babies AND their parents. Start the fun with even more items in our Bright Starts Brand Store!

Features

  • Silly monkey sounds, melodies and lights
  • Light up buttons introduce baby to shapes and counting
  • 2 ways to play: sit or stand
  • Drop balls into the barrel, press nose and the monkey hides
  • Drop balls into the hat, and the monkey counts and peeks out

Additional Info

056101

F501F5C1

074451520943

52094

6.5 x 12 x 24

4.7

6 pounds

20.0 x 16.5 x 6.0

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Average Customer Rating:

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Kids II 1001174Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey
 
3.9

(based on 300 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (163)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (53)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (42)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (168)
  • Stands on its own (119)
  • Detailed (50)
  • Realistic (34)
  • Easy to assemble (10)

Cons

  • Not durable (15)
  • Falls over easily (11)
  • Poor quality (11)
  • Hard to move parts (5)

Best Uses

  • Young children (114)
  • Gift (71)
  • Imaginative play (52)
  • All ages (29)
  • Special needs (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (81), First time parent (75), Stay at home parent (54), Working parent (53), Education oriented (33)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (114), Yes (93)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Cute Monkey

We got my son this for his 1st birthday. He really enjoys it and shockingly enough so do his 2 older brothers (8 &5) they open the leafs at the bottom and...Read complete review

We got my son this for his 1st birthday. He really enjoys it and shockingly enough so do his 2 older brothers (8 &5) they open the leafs at the bottom and race to see who can get the most balls to shoot out of their slide. So this is a very cute toy. I do have a few issues with it though. First I wish the 2nd hole below the monkey also counted out the balls as they are put in and played music and had light effects. The hole in the monkey's hat is the only one that produces lights & sound and after 5 balls the monkey lowers and drops the balls out of the bottom. My son mainly uses the bottom hole and then stops and waits for it to play the lights and sounds after he puts the ball in and it never does anything, so I have to put my hand in the top hole and push the little button so it does this. He can stand and does put some in the top, but for babies who don't do well standing up on their own yet, you aren't going to get the light/sound that makes the toy so much fun! I also wish he came with a few more balls than what he does. Bottom line this is a very cute toy for the money and all 3 of my kids have found different ways to enjoy it.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Very poorly made...

We purchased this for our son when he was about 6 months old. He didn't play with it much until he was able to sit up on his own (7-8 months). Everything...Read complete review

We purchased this for our son when he was about 6 months old. He didn't play with it much until he was able to sit up on his own (7-8 months). Everything was fine, until he learned how to stand up. Once he learned to stand up, he would have to hang onto the top of the monkey's head for support while he put the balls in. The toy isn't made very well, because from that alone, it messed up the mechanism inside that makes the monkey go up and down. It hasn't completely broken yet, but it makes a really loud and annoying clicking sound every time the monkey moves. My son just turned a year old at the end of February and my husband and I are contemplating just throwing the toy away because it has become irritating to hear that sound every time our son plays with it. I have no idea how the toy would last for children any older, as it couldn't even withstand being used by an infant for 6 months. Also, the blue feet/ramps the balls roll down come off way too easily.

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5.0

My son received this for his birthday

By Kae

from Fairfield,California

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Fun
  • Stands on its Own

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Ages
    • Gift
    • Imaginative Play
    • Special Needs

    Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

    My son loves it. He loves dropping the colorful balls into the monkey's hat and seeing the balls come out of the barrel. It also plays music and spins the balls once it comes out of the barrel. A fun birthday gift from his auntie...

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    We made the right choice with this one!

    By AJ is Nini's World

    from Bakersfield, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Detailed
    • Fun
    • Stands on its Own

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Imaginative Play
      • Young Children

      Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

      It was super easy peasy to put together and my one year old granddaughter began to play and learn immediately!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      The best!

      By Mama bear

      from New York

      About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Working Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun
      • Stands on its Own

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift

        Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

        This toy is awesome! It's just the right height for my 1 year old to stand and put the balls in top. He loves to put them in and laughs so much when they come out the bottom! :)

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Super fun

        By Mom of 3

        from Ohio

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children, Stay at Home Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun
        • Stands on its Own

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Young Children

          Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

          This was a gift to my son for his 1st birthday. Not only does he love it but my 3 and 5 year olds also enjoy playing with it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          4.0

          Inexpensive and Entertaining for the little one

          By Gee

          from Las Vegas, NV

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

          Easy set up. It's simple toy for the little one to play with. It helps with their fine motor skills. It's also a great way to teach them about colors, shapes and counting.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          2.0

          Wish it had more features for the size

          By Monkey around

          from Lompoc, ca

          About Me First Time Parent, Stay at Home Parent, Working Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Stands on its Own

          Cons

          • Poor Quality

          Best Uses

          • Collecting
          • Older Children

          Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

          They toy doesn't keep my daughters attention and it's something you really have to be by them while they play so that you can put the balls back in the catcher and move the leaves so it can tunnel out. For the size of the toy I'm disappointed it only has one feature which is spinning play balls.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          great toy!

          By Jennifer

          from newark de

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children, Working Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Detailed
          • Fun
          • Realistic
          • Stands on its Own

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Ages
            • Collecting
            • Imaginative Play
            • Older Children
            • Young Children

            Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

            My son loves it. My daughter and I turned it into a game and she's 6 so we are getting great use out of it

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            My kids love this

            By Monkey

            from Des Moines iowa

            About Me Parent of Two or More Children

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Detailed
            • Fun
            • Stands on its Own

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Ages
              • Gift

              Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

              My kids love this monkey. They play together. My oldest is trying to help her sister put the ball in the hat.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              1.0

              Worst toy ever.

              By Sam

              from California

              Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

              Got home and assembled this you and realized once assembled most of it doesn't come apart except the main part which has to be screwed on with a extremely small screw driver. For some reason I guess I thought this toy did more but it just spills the balls you put in. There are plenty of toys that do this for half the price. Waste of money. Now I'm stuck with it because the stupid things doesn't dissessmble.

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              4.0

              My kiddos love it

              By Alina

              from Portland OR

              About Me Parent of Two or More Children, Stay at Home Parent

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Detailed
              • Fun
              • Stands on its Own

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Young Children

                Comments about Kids II 1001174 Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey:

                It's a great toy for 6months and up both my boys enjoy playing with the monkey! Keeps them entertained

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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