Nov 102011
spinning seesaw
We have a very small back yard, but my boys love it and we spend a lot of time outside. My boys have been dreaming of a swing, but we do not have any good branches, and there is no room for a swing set, so I have been looking for an alternative. When I discovered the Spinning Seesaw at HearthSong I knew that I had found what I was looking for, a perfect alternative to a big swing set.
Assembling the seesaw appeared to be easy, but we were missing an essential tool. After some research my husband found out that it could be bought at Home Depot, but it came in an $8 kit, and we were not 100 percent sure that it would fit. So, instead he ended up using pliers to screw the last screws in , and I had to hand over my project as I did not have enough strength to do it by myself.

spinning seesawOnce the assembly problem was solved, we were on a roll and we had the spinning seesaw set up in the backyard in no time. The boys loved it! I surely wish that I could take it for a spin myself, because it looks like a blast, and the pure giggles from my toddler are just priceless.
This Durable Weather-Resistant Metal Spinning Seesaw is simple to use and moving it around the backyard is easty. The spinning seesaw goes both up and down and around, and both the seats and handles are very durable. 

The Spinning Seesaw is a fantastic outdoor toy, and my kids are having a blast with it. My five-year-old told me that it was just like having a real playground in the backyard.

Spinning Seesaw HearthSong
What I Love About The Spinning Seesaw from HearthSong:
  • It is extremely fun!
  • All kids love it
  • It is simple to use
  • It can be used as a traditional seesaw that goes up and down, or it can spin around and go up and down.
  • It is durable
  • It is weather resistant
  • When not in use it can be moved

Cons About The Spinning Seesaw from HearthSong:
  • It requires constant supervision, as it can easily spin around too fast and the little ones can fall off.  
  • It requires a tool that is hard to find (pliers can be used as a substitute) 
See the Spinning Seesaw in action:
About HearthSong

HearthSong was founded in 1983 by Barbara Kane, and in the beginning the catalog was sent out in black and white with pencil drawings of the wholesome books and toys that Kane personally selected. Since then HearthSong has expanded into a nationally known company for unique, entertaining and high-quality toys, and you can now buy toys from HearthSong both through the catalog and online. 

The company develops 25 percent of the toys itself, and the rest are carefully selected with the company’s focus on family and in mind.

HearthSong offers a satisfaction guarantee, and if you are not 100 percent satisfied with your product you can return it for an exchange or a full refund.

Buy The Spinning Seesaw
You can buy the spinning seesaw at HearthSong.
Holiday Gift Guide 2011
Win A $50 HearthSong Gift Certificate
You can win a $50 HearthSong Gift Certificate right here at Frugality Is Free as a part of the Holiday Gift Guide.

This giveaway will end Wednesday December 12th at Midnight. EST.  

The giveaway is open to U.S. residents 18 years old or older.
I will chose the winner via, and the winner will be notified by e-mail. Make sure to leave your email, or have your contact available on your blogger profile. The winner will have 48 hours to respond, and if there is no response another winner will be chosen

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary Spinning Seesaw for the purpose of writing a review and hosting a givaway, no monetary compensation was received. Any opinions expressed above are based solely on my experience with the Spinning Seesaw and HearthSong.

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