Now that I am fairly certain that Old Man Winter has made his exit for the year, it's time to focus on more outdoor play. Let's face it: Kids don't like being cooped up in the house all winter long. They can actually get the "But-Mommy-I'm-Boo-oored" syndrome rather quickly. This is no fun for kids and it's definitely no walk in the park for parents, either. So with the arrival of spring, this mama is doing a little happy dance. I can finally take the kids out to play without fear of them turning into tiny little popsicle people!
One of the things my kids love are trampolines. Our good friends, who just happen to be the babies' God-Parents, have a huge on in their yard, and it's a huge hit. My 12 year old loves it, and so does my 2 year old. I still remember Sophie's first time on a trampoline. Melissa, her God-Mother, was watching her, and took her out to see how she'd react. She was only barely walking at the time, so of course, she had extreme adult supervision. No other kids were allowed on at the time, and Melissa got in with her, gently bouncing the trampoline to show her how it worked. When you're dealing with very small children, this is absolutely necessary for their safety. There are some that argue that toddlers shouldn't be allowed on trampolines at all, but I personally don't see a problem if an adult is right there at all times. Safety is absolutely key.
Anyway, Sophie had an absolute blast. She giggled wildly and started bouncing herself! First it was just on her knees, and soon she was up on her feet and jumping happily. From that point on, every time we would visit our friends, the kids would rush to the trampoline immediately. Unfortunately, they are busy people with jobs and 3 busy kids of their own, and don't live as nearby as we'd like, so we don't see them too often. So I had to face the fact: I needed to find a high-quality yet affordable trampoline!
This is where Zoostores came to the rescue. With a preteen, 2 toddlers, a home to care for, and the blog, I don't have the time to search thousands of websites to find what I want at the best possible price. Zoostores gets that we're all busy, so they have taken the guess-work out of online shopping by offering over 250 specialty stores in one place. The folks at Zoostores are experts in the merchandise they sell, and can help you find the right product - and make sure you feel great about your purchase. They even back this up with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Their commitment to you starts by offering the widest selection of products available at the lowest price. They also offer first-class customer service - kicked up a notch. Each Sales Expert makes sure you find the product you want, at the price you want. Their Customer Service Experts promise to get you the product and answer all of your questions. Add to that free shipping within the contiguous US, a low-price guarantee, and even identity theft and third party protection, and you have one fantastic place to shop!
The awesome folks at Zoostores sent me one of their many, many trampolines for my review. (They have hundreds to choose from!) I received the Pure Fun 8 Foot Trampoline With Enclosure. The product arrived quickly and was very well-packaged. I absolutely love the size of this trampoline. I was looking for something large enough for my toddlers and preteen to enjoy, though not necessarily together, but small enough that it wouldn't dominate my not too large yard. The 8 Foot size was perfect and accomplished both of these goals.
The Pure Fun 8 Ft Trampoline has a very sturdy, galvanized iron steel circular base that keeps it stable. The heavy duty springs are also hidden by a thick padded vinyl covering, helping to prevent accidental injuries. (Like I said, safety is key!) All Pure Fun outdoor trampolines are safety rated up to 250 lbs so that each member of the family can hop with confidence. This trampoline is built with heavy duty galvanized, rust resistant steel and patented T-Section no-weld construction for extra stability and added frame life. T-Section construction keeps the whole trampoline frame from shifting over time, and prevents the kind of joint stress that can lead to frame failure. The W-Shaped legs with eight balanced contact points ensure that the trampoline will not wobble or tilt, while high performance steel springs provide the ultimate bounce experience. The jump mat is designed in the USA from a weather resistant, high performance polypro material with UV protected webbing straps. It comes with a PVC frame cover and thick foam rail padding over the springs for extra protection. The trampoline is ASTM, TUV/GS, and CE Certified.
My husband had the pleasure of assembling the trampoline, and my 12 year old was his helper. I was very surprised at how quickly they were able to get the trampoline set up. This model included very detailed and easy to understand instructions, and they were able to have it ready to go in less than an hour! Pretty impressive, huh?
Once we had the trampoline assembled and the enclosure secured, it was time for some play!
Take a look at the Pure Fun trampoline from Zoostores!
Another thing I am impressed by is the stellar communication and customer service that Zoostores has to offer. Their staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and truly cares about providing only the best shopping experience for their customers. I love their commitment to finding the best values around, and with free shipping and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, I know that no matter what I am shopping for, I can do so with absolute confidence. Working with them has been an absolute pleasure, and I look forward to making many future purchases with this company. I already have my eye on some of their convertible car seats and compact double strollers!
I would definitely recommend Zoostores for all of your shopping needs. This online "mall" makes shopping fun, easy, and absolutely painless. Plus, you won't have to drag the kids out for an all-day shopping excursion. What's not to love about that?!
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