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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
 
4.5

(based on 215 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (159)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (105)
  • Compact (74)
  • Attractive (68)
  • Easy to assemble (24)
  • Comfortable (14)

Cons

  • Unstable (10)
  • Quickly outgrown (4)

Best Uses

  • Toddler (62)
  • Young children (5)
  • Imaginative play (3)
  • Individual play (3)
  • Older children (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (79), Grandparent (52), First time parent (31), Child care professional (6), Medical professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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

The toy with multiple uses

By Mike mac

from Mahopac Ny

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

I actually bought this slinky to keep the squirrels off my bird feeders , it worked no more pesky squirrels climbing the pole without bingeing back down to the ground. And of course a kids favorite toy for stairs!!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Fun!

By Slinky

from Yubacity Ca

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Kds 5-12

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

    Very sturdy & durable. My son & daughter really enjoy playing w them. When not in use they display it as part of their rooms decorations.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love the timeless slinky

    By Roe

    from Birmingham

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

    We bought the slinky to use on our bird feeder post in hopes that the squirrels won't be able to climb up and leave our birds seedless. However, before we installed the slinky, we had to let it "walk" down on stairs! We're waiting to see what happens with the squirrels, who have their own feeding station!

     
    3.0

    Typical Slinky

    By Valued

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

    Product was your typical slinky....Fun until it gets bent.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A classic

    By Jen

    from Elizabeth nj

    About Me Parent of Two or More Children

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Assemble

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        I grew up with Slinky and my son is fascinated by it plays with it for hours

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Classic fun

        By All of us

        from Raleigh NC

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Invites creativity
        • Sturdy

        Cons

        • Can get kinks in it

        Best Uses

        • 5 and up

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        The five year old asked for one, after I explained about them. As soon as it got home, every kid from 5-16 wanted to get their hands on it!
        It doesn't do anything fancy, of course, but they all learned something clever to do with it.

         
        4.0

        Everyone needs a slinky

        By OKshopper12345

        from Swansea, MA

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        It is very durable for a slinky, large enough to go down the stairs and terrifying to the cat.

         
        4.0

        Everyone needs a slinky

        By OKshopper12345

        from Swansea, MA

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

        It is very durable for a slinky, large enough to go down the stairs and terrifying to the cat.

         
        5.0

        Great buy!

        By Aimstre

        from Texas

        About Me First Time Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Toddlers

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

          I was so excited to get one of these! It had been years since I had see one. great price!

           
          5.0

          Slinky madness

          By Dray the Slinky Distroyer

          from Buford, ga

          About Me First Time Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Compact
          • Easy to Assemble
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Toddlers

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001153 Slinky:

            This slinky can survive a tornado! 3 toddlers and not a kink yet! It survives slinky activity in the car, mall, and numerous other places even when they stretch it as far as it can go.

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