What It Is
Go-Go-Pogo! is an electronic multi-game pogo stick designed to help kids develop counting, memory, sound recognition, music, and rhythm skills. It has a wide foot base to make it easier for kids to stay on the Go-Go-Pogo! There are five built-in games to play with the Go-Go-Pogo! In Silly Sounds mode, a silly sound will play each time a child bounces. Kids can count how many bounces in a row they can do in Bounce'n'Count mode, then write down their score on the provided score sheet. In Musical Statues, kids bounce along with the music and stay still when the music stops. Kids count how many seconds they can stay frozen and then write their score on the score sheet. Speed Trial times kids to see how many bounces kids can do in 10, 20, or 30 seconds. Kids can write down their score on the score sheet. In Rhythm Bounce, when kids bounce faster, the music speeds up. Bounce slower and the music slows down.
Why It’s Fun
The Go-Go-Pogo! is a fun item that will encourage kids to get off the couch and get active. Kids will like that they can pogo inside or outside. The sound effects and the different games keep kids entertained as they bounce up and down. Kids can also come up with their own games using the Go-Go-Pogo! There is a learning curve with this, so kids will need patience and practice in order to get their balance just right.
Who It’s For
The Go-Go-Pogo! is for ages 5 and up. It has a maximum weight limit of 110 pounds.
What To Be Aware Of
Three AA batteries are required but not included. There is no on and off switch. Once you start bouncing or select one of the game modes, you will immediately hear sounds and phrases. In modes such as Rhythm Bounce and Musical Statues, if you stop bouncing, the music will eventually stop. If the ball has low air pressure, re-inflate using a hand pump with a needle adaptor. The Go-Go-Pogo! can be used indoors and outdoors. For indoor use, use in an open flat area away from furniture and other obstacles. For outdoor use, use in an open flat area away from steps, roads, swimming pools, and ponds. Parental supervision is recommended until the child is competent at bouncing without supervision.