Merry Christmas everyone, nuche buena is almost around the corner. Here is a new trend of toy that is a hot item in other countries to fight obesity on children just playing on couch with there PSP or console games. This toy I think is a reinvention of the old toy we have in the olden days called tarak-tarak but is now colorful and with a brand name to capture the market.
Here is an excerpt from Independent News. The innovatively designed Sprinta, which requires no batteries and (to parent’s delight) is soundless, is manoeuvered via a flexible rod inserted on the top of the car which children must push along to maintain momentum.
Making the Sprinta car perform tricks requires some skill and practice, encouraging children to spend time running around and building up their proficiency with the toy. All sound effects are to be generated by the child, again engaging and encouraging their imaginations.
The interest has been high from a number of retailers across New Zealand and Australia.
Toyworld’s buyer Repeka Haurua says the market has been calling for a toy which increases activity but still appeals to kids in the five years plus category.
Gifkins, who spent 10 years and more than $300,000 of his personal savings to create the product, says if it gets just one child off the couch then it’s been worth it!
Photo by Sprinta Toys.