When it comes to baby gear, there are options everywhere you look in all sizes and colors.
We ended up trying a few things when Big Sister E was a baby... and then a few more when Little Sister B was born. The result? A house full of things that we were constantly moving around and stepping over.
I wouldn't let my husband put a single one away because, well, they each did different things. What if today was the day that Little Sister B wanted to sit and relax? Or maybe be active and jump? Or I just needed a place for her to hang out and be entertained while I washed dishes or grabbed a quick bite to eat?
For today's little ones, there is a new answer. I would have gladly traded in a pile of not-so-thrilling baby gear for just one that was entertaining, fun, safe, and convenient... all of which is found in the Bounce-a-Bout from Bright Starts.
Known for putting fun first, Bright Starts offers smart, fresh solutions for parents and their baby that deliver convenience, value and fun throughout each day. With everything from high chairs to swings to toys, you can easily find the product for at home or on-the-go that will work for the little one in your life.
And when it comes to entertainers, Bright Starts is no stranger to knowing what babies like and what parents want. When the Bounce-a-Bout arrived, both of my girls were thrilled to see the brightly-colored box and cute baby pictured on the side.
Opening things up, I laid out the pieces and was pleased to find that there wasn't too much involved for putting this together.
Add in the easy-to-follow instructions and I had the Bounce-a-Bout completely put together in around 10 minutes... which would have been even less had I not had assistants like this that were helping me:
However, we still managed to easily snap each piece into place without trouble and all three of us were eager to check out the Bounce-a-Bout and all of its fun features.
From the seven entertaining toys that are located within baby’s reach to the overhead toy bar that allows two to hang and encourage baby to reach and grab to the easy-to-clean toy tray that would be a perfect place for a quick snack, this is one entertainer that aims to please.
And even though Big Sister E and Little Sister B were mesmerized with things like the colorful bead chaser and push up spinner with swirling beads, I really appreciated all of the additional steps that Bright Starts included to make this gear really work for babies.
The four toy loops spaced around the platform are great for attaching more toys, meaning that parents are able to customize and change what is available for their baby on any given day. Plus, with three height settings and a machine washable seat pad that can be adjusted smaller or larger, the Bounce-a-Bout really can grow with your baby without worry.
Not to mention the unique bounce pad underneath that provides a soft surface for bouncing and dancing and having fun!
We have had a few young visitors to our home since the arrival of the Bounce-a-Bout and it has definitely been a hit. The seat rotates 360° so not only does the baby inside have access, but my daughters love "helping" with the bouncing, rocking, and spinning to ensure the most entertainment is being had.
Every parent has been impressed with the high quality and details that went into this entertainer and the innovative way that it can be customized as well as grow with each child. As as added bonus, it even comes apart quickly and easily and lays flat for storage, which is great! In comparing it to previous entertainers that have been used, we all agree that this one is top notch!
Designed for ages 4 months and up and for babies up to 30" tall, the Bright Starts Bounce-a-Bout retails for $59.99 and is available at retail locations such as Target, Toys 'R Us, and Walmart and can also be found on Amazon. For one baby gear purchase that will be sure to please and last for a good length of time, this is a great option!
And, thanks to the generosity of Bright Starts, one person will find out just how much fun and entertainment a baby can have bouncing and spinning as well, because...
One lucky person will win a Bounce-a-Bout from Bright Starts!
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A big thank you to Bright Starts for providing a Bounce-a-Bout for me to review as well as for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.