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Baby & Toddler Swing
Baby & Toddler Swing
Baby & Toddler Swing
Baby & Toddler Swing

Baby & Toddler Swing

Solvej Swings

Regular price $240.00 $195.00 Sale

This is a safe and generous baby swing that converts into a toddler swing. Easily shifted from indoors to outdoors.

This Solvej swing is an exclusive and attractive baby swing and toddler swing for the home environment, indoors and out, skillfully crafted with top quality materials. The timeless natural design and colour range means this swing will complement any home and garden environment.

A swing is an invaluable addition to your child's life.  Babies and children alike adore swinging, and will often settle or be happy in a swing even when they are at their most unsettled.  The Solvej baby swing is  skilfully crafted with top quality materials and a timeless, natural design.

You can easily convert the Solvej infant swing, when your toddler is around 2 1/2 years old, into a toddler swing with domes on the leg-divider. This makes the swing suitable from 6-months to 6 years (40kg). The unusually long period you and your child can use this swing makes it excellent value for money.

The Solvej baby swing can be an outdoor swing and an indoor swing: made from weather proof materials, natural durable timber, rot proof canvas and stainless steel fittings so you can use it outdoors. Carbine hooks and screw eyes make it very easy for you to move the swing so you can use it indoors as well.

It is an extremely safe swing for your baby with its safety belt and closed hooks & screw eyes. The beads are coloured with non-toxic paint. The rope is a 10mm soft colour coordinated high performance marine braid. The swing packs down flat making it convenient for you to transport or store.

All these features plus a 9 year replacement guarantee for broken and worn out components makes this swing a great investment for you and your child.  

Made from reclaimed native New Zealand timbers.

Age group: From 6 months

Ages
This swing converts from a baby swing to a toddler swing using the domed leg divider when your toddler is around 3 years old. This makes the swing suitable from approximate 6-months to 6 years (from when the baby can sit up unaided to the weight of 40kg/88lbs.) It is very easy to make the change between baby swing and toddler  swing versions if you have both a baby and toddler in the home. The unusually long period you and your child can use this swing makes it excellent value for money. This swing can be hung from, up to a height of 2.7 metres in the baby mode,where you can pop them in and out easily and 2.3 metres in the toddler mode  which is closer to the ground so they can climb in and out by themselves, without extension ropes. (note this is the hanging height, measurement from hanging point to ground not the length of the ropes) If you purchase directly from us we can also organsie to make the ropes longer, which may have an additional small cost. Please email us if you require this service.

Safety
It is an extremely safe swing for your baby with its safety belt and closed hooks and screw eyes. The beads are coloured with non-toxic paint. It conforms to the safety standards of Australasia, North America and Europe.
Indoor-Outdoor
This swing has been designed for  use as both an indoor swing and  an outdoor swing,  with carbine hooks and screw eyes for easy transition between the two. Made from natural durable timber, rot proof canvas, 10mm yachting braid and stainless steel fittings the swing is well equipped to handle the outdoor elements.
Guarantee
All these features plus a 9 year guarantee makes this swing a great investment for you and your child.
Packing and Convenience
Conveniently designed the swing packs down flat for easy storage and transport. Carbine hooks and screw eyes (only provided for wood) also make the swing easy to move between indoors and out or various places in your home or other locations.

 

Benefits of swinging

The most obvious benefit is that swinging is fun and exciting. The feeling of being weightless for a split second at each end of the pendulum, feeling the wind as you accelerate down, hitting the bottom of the pendulum in full speed with the extra g-force on your body is exciting. To laugh and be happy is most beneficial to both our physical and mental health.

Most babies children would benefit from having plenty of opportunities to swing. If you don't have your own swing go to the playground often. Swinging is a suitable exercise from the time the neck is strong enough (approximately 6 months). Swing your baby gently in the beginning to get them used to swinging and not frighten them. If you start your baby young be gentle in your swinging for quite some time. Swinging can also be very soothing and relaxing for your baby.

There are some hidden benefits that the children won't know about but we as parents can appreciate;

Eye Development

(focusing): The development of changing the depth of focus has already started at 6 months and is basically completed during the baby's second year. Swinging is one of the most excellent ways of helping to develop this ability and exercise it as the baby is moving back and forth constantly changing the depth of focus. (This is a period when watching TV should be at the absolute minimum, preferably not at all.) So don't wait to long before you start your baby swinging.

Balance

Eyes and ears are major organs when it comes to balance. When swinging it is not only the eyes that are trained and exercised but also the fluid in the inner ear is constantly swirling back and forth, which is great for the development of balance. When swinging your baby is not only leaning front wards and back wards she/he is also moving back and forth and up and down.

Coordination

To get oneself swinging only by moving ones body is harder than it looks. At the age of about 4 years old a child can swing by themselves and swinging is super for learning and training full body coordination.