Wednesday, November 23, 2011

2011 Holiday Gift Guide Heathsong Folding Trampoline Review & #Giveaway


          Jayden is a typical 3 year old ball of energy.  He is constantly going and going and going from the time he wakes up until he goes to bed at night.  Well, there is a nap in there, thank goodness!  I am always looking for things to keep him busy.  I noticed that lately he has been jumping on the couch and on his bed.  Of course it looks like fun, but I am concerned with falls.  After confirming that Hearthsong wanted to be in the holiday gift guide I needed to choose an item to highlight.  I knew immediately that Jayden would love the Folding Trampoline.

     First a little about Hearthsong.  Since its beginning in 1983, HearthSong has been committed to helping parents follow their instincts to provide their children with age-appropriate, wholesome, quality playthings. That's because at HearthSong, they believe childhood is a vital chapter in life-a special time when children can be occupied with the joy of being children. And, equally importantly, a time when children need to experience as much creative, imaginative play as possible because kids experience so many of life's first lessons through play.  Over the next 25 years, HearthSong evolved into a nationally known and respected source for quality children's toys, games and crafts. Parents who found unique toys for their children decades ago tell us they're now thrilled to be finding the same kinds of educational, entertaining toys to give to their children's children. 

     Now about the folding trampoline.  A great outlet for kids' energy, this space-saving trampoline can be folded up and hidden under a bed. Just fold the legs into the heavy-duty nylon mesh base, attach the bungee cords and tuck it away. One of the safest trampolines around, with slip-proof feet; padded covers protect little feet from sliding into the bungee cord openings, and the padded handle adds an extra measure of security.  It can be used indoors or outdoors.  The bounce mat and finish are waterproof.  Holds up to 60 pounds and is recommended for ages 3 years and up. 

   We received the trampoline and I didn't want to tell Jayden what it was until I knew I had the time to put it together completely.  When we were ready to get started Jayden was gitty!  As I started to put it together Jayden tried to "help".  I had to get John's help with wrapping the cord.  The wrapping of the cord was the hardest part.  I wasn't sure the cord would go all the way around and if it did I worried it would be off center.  But it actually worked out fine with some pulling and tugging.  But overall it was pretty quick to put together.  And before we could even put the padded cover on Jayden was jumping away.

     This has been set up in our living room since the day we put it together.  Jayden uses it on a daily basis.  Jayden likes to jump around like a little monkey.  Lately he has found it fun to put a couple of his ball pit balls on the trampoline as he jumps and watch them bounce along with him.  I really like the handle that Jayden can hold onto while he jumps.  In case he loses his footing he is holding on and won't go flying across the room.  While jumping a couple times he has caused the legs to move a little giving me a scare it will fall over, but nothing has happened.  Jayden has not had any friends to the house yet, but I am sure it will be what they all fight over.  But lucky if it does become an issue I can just fold the legs up and put it away. 

     Hearthsong has so many more things I want to get.  I could spend all day on their website or looking at their catalogs.  I just received one in the mail the other day and I have so many pages already marked.

Buy itFolding Trampoline $79.98

Win it:  One (1) Arizona Mama Reader will win a $50 Gift Certificate to Hearthsong

Enter in the Rafflecopter form below!  This giveaway will be open until 12/12 at 12:01AM (EST).  After entering below be sure to read The Jacobsen Family review of the Domino Race and enter her giveaway too!


 
Thank you to Hearthsong for sponsoring this review and giveaway.  
I was provided the Folding Trampoline for review purposes.  I was not compensated in any way.  All thoughts and opinions are my own and not influenced.  disclosure

99 comments:

  1. I want that trampoline (it's on sale right now for less than $60 bucks!)

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  2. I like the Easel Art Set, thought there were a ton of things that look great.

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  3. A Charlie Brown Christmas is my favorite book because I just love the Peanuts gang.

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  4. I would love to get the Chatimal talking monkey.

    Sleepyheadedmom at gmail dot com

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  5. My son's favorite activity is drawing.

    Sleepyheadedmom at gmail dot com

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  6. I would get a Mouth Man Hooded Tees for my little man.

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  7. If I won I would buy the make your own ice cream mugs.
    Jennelle S

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  8. I would get the portable karaoke / cd player for my son.

    Jennifer Rote
    wildnmild4u (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  9. I would buy Mouth Man Hooded Tees for my kids
    KellywcuATyahooDOTcom

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  10. My kids favorite activity is arts & crafts
    KellywcuATyahooDOTcom

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  11. I like the Yarn Craft Kit for my daughter.

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  12. I would put it toward a doll house
    Kims2312@Verizon.net

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  13. My daughter like to look at books
    Kims2312@Verizon.net

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  14. The trampoline is an amazing way to lose a few pounds. These days there are a number of people who are very concerned about their fitness and take different steps to maintain their physique. It is very important to be healthy as it improves your living life style. There are a number of people who follow strict diets which is certainly very important if you want to be healthy and fit. jumpking trampoline net

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  15. I would love the classic log cabin playset for my kids because I loved playing with these as a kid.

    Anneliz702@hotmail.com

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  16. I would get a Connectagons Building Set!

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  17. I would get the Trampoline too!

    deb55106{at}gmail{dot}com

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  18. My kid's favorite activity is playing kickball or hide and seek with their friends.

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  19. I would love to get a Raskulls helmet for my 3 year old!

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  20. I like the Incred a ball
    aechika at hotmail dot com

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  21. My kids like playing with their kitchen or our iPad
    aechika at hotmail dot com

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  22. I like the Citiblocs 200-Piece Set

    wiseowldesignsinc at gmail dot com

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  23. My niece's favorite thing to do is to pretend bake :)

    danielleaknapp at gmail dot com

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  24. Probably a pair of Northern Leopard Frog Pajamas by Hatley.

    ayakers (at) gmail (dot) com

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  25. My son love to play with his trains.

    ayakers (at) gmail (dot) com

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  26. Loving the giant dodge balls - my son would have a BLAST with these!! Thanks so much for the chance to win - it would be such a blessing here at Christmas time. Crossing my fingers!! :)

    jamieandandre at bellsouth dot net

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  27. My son just LOVES to run and play outside and be wild. I'm so lucky he's not addicted to video games. We have them...but he'd rather be outside running free! :)

    jamieandandre at bellsouth dot net

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  28. I would use it towards a huggle pod. My daughter has been BEGGING for one since she saw it in their catalog. crayolaswap at hotmail dot come

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  29. Spiro Bouncer

    alsatia23 at hotmail dot com

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  30. My son loves playing with his trains

    alsatia23 at hotmail dot com

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  31. i would get the Sweet Treats Tray

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  32. My daughter's favorite activity is painting on her easel!

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  33. my son would love the Playful Chef Cooking Kit. =)

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  34. My son loves playing with his cars

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  35. I would buy their zipline!!
    Crystal @ survivingateacherssalary @ Gmail.com

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  36. dinosaur zip bin set!
    *kelly
    kelly-tillotson@hotmail.com

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  37. Connectagons® Creative Building Sets
    hisprincess886 at yahoo dot com

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  38. I know I would use it for a Christmas gift for my son but I'm not sure for what maybe one of the Kid Galaxy Morphibian® Radio Control Vehicles
    sgrantrn(at)live(dot)com

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  39. I'd like the Personalized Chef Apron and Hat Set
    rebeccaw2005 at gmail dot com

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  40. My son would love the Wheel Town Deluxe Roadway and Harbor Set

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  41. i like the incrediball!
    invisible_fairy_05@yahoo.com

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  42. My son would LOVE the junior soccer goal set! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    theconners3@yahoo.com

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  43. I like the Illuminated Orion Relief Globe! That would be a cool night light.

    learningmama at yahoo dot com

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  44. Hearthsong has so many wonderful things, I am realy having a hard time deciding. I think I will start with two "My Art Place Hanging Art Gallery". Thank you.
    Laurie Adams,adamsfamily@peak.org

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  45. I love their Round-and-Round Outdoor Swing!

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  46. My child's favorite activity is riding his Power Wheels all over the neighborhood!

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  47. I love the Fairytale Cottages

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  48. They have a beautiful "Make an Entrance" doorway decoration with roses that I'd get for my daughter's room.

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  49. I like the fairy houses and might get those.

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  50. My child's favorite activity is art projects.

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  51. I would get the bouncy hop ball and the sand/water table.

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  52. id buy something for each my kids one would get the snoopy snow cone maker

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  53. I like the inflatable ice skating form
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  54. in summer my children like swimming best. In winter sledding...in the inbetween seasons its riding bikes, roller blading, riding the ripstick etc

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  55. I like the Xonex® Portfolio Art Set.

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  56. I would get the Plush Pink I Love Horses Lounge Pillow
    mframe00@gmail.com

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  57. Would LOOOOVE this! My little girl would love almost any Hearth Song toy, but Happily Ever Crafter especially has her name written all over it. Very cute giveaway! Thanks for the chance to enter!

    megancrose at gmail dot com

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  58. My child's activity is crafting. She could craft all day long.

    megancrose at gmail dot com

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  59. my boys love coloring and reading
    *kelly
    kelly-tillotson@hotmail.com

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  60. I like the Connectagons
    faithful1104 at gmail dot com

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  61. Round and Round Outdoor Swing

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  62. Playing ball is his favorite activity

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  63. I would get the dodge tag.
    lenz.nicole(at)gmail(dot)com

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  64. My grandson would like the Garage Popup Tent with Storage Cube and Mat
    jotyerast at hotmail dot com

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  65. My grandsons favorite activity would be a toss up between Ball or riding his Scooter
    joyerast at hotmail dot com

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  66. I love the Illuminated Orion Relief Globe http://www.hearthsong.com/hsong_assets/images/shop/catalog/725492.jpg
    My kids would love this! husband has to travel a lot!


    kelleynutrition at gmail dot com

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  67. I might buy the Rally Speed Raceway.

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  68. Since it's cold outside, our little guys current favorite activity is builing with his Lego Duplos.

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  69. it would go towards Amloid Krazy Kar Ride-On

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  70. my kids love to play with dinosaurs or play with play doh

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  71. I'd get the Goodnight Doggy.

    Shannon F.

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  72. I'd love a flying turtle for my son.

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  73. I would buy the trampoline!
    sistermomy at hotmail dot com

    Joni

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  74. love the Round-and-Round Outdoor Swing™ for my daughter!

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  75. She loves swinging on the swing!

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  76. My kids favorite activity has to be lawn darts!!

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  77. My kids favorite activity is playing outside and riding their scooters.

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  78. my girls love to play dress up

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  79. i really like the make your own ice cream mugs

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  80. I would love to buy the AquaPlay® Land and Super Sets for my grandson!

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  81. If I won, I would the gift certificate towards the Adventurers Tropical Tree House.

    grannylovesgiftbaskets@hotmail.com

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  82. My granddaughter loves to play mommy with her baby dolls.

    grannylovesgiftbaskets@hotmail.com

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  83. I would buy the golf/pool set for my boys.

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  84. My boys love playing with cars and trains inside and their trampoline outside.

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  85. We want the Retro Snoopy Snow Cone Maker

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  86. I loved to read. I wasn't very social growing up

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