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What is this toy called?

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Millarkie Wed 09-Sep-09 19:56:23

DD wants one for her birthday.

It clips onto your leg, there's a plastic stick with a ball on the end and you swing the ball in a circle around that leg and jump over it with the other leg.

But I can't find one in real life toy shops and don't know what to call it to search online.

Please help!

TIA

jaquelinehyde Wed 09-Sep-09 19:57:35

Oh God we used to have these when I was little.

Hang on, will search.

MaureenMLove Wed 09-Sep-09 19:58:14

Dunno, but I used to have one made of a pair of tights and a tennis ball! grin

clayre Wed 09-Sep-09 19:58:54

i think its called a skip it or something like that

jaquelinehyde Wed 09-Sep-09 20:00:54

something like this

Milliways Wed 09-Sep-09 20:01:41

Hopper

jaquelinehyde Wed 09-Sep-09 20:03:05

skip it

Milliways Wed 09-Sep-09 20:03:15

All sorts of names for it here

GeeWhizz Wed 09-Sep-09 20:03:44

DD had one for her birthday in May from Asda

sunnyshine Wed 09-Sep-09 20:04:26

think this it what you mean from Argo
High School Musical Rainbow Hop-It. ITEM NUMBER 367/5085

Littlefish Wed 09-Sep-09 20:05:12

Sainsburys have them at the moment.

jaquelinehyde Wed 09-Sep-09 20:05:23

ta-da

YouLukaSimplyAmazing Wed 09-Sep-09 20:05:41

glitter skip ball £3.99 ?

clayre Wed 09-Sep-09 20:06:04

I had one in the late 1980's it got pinched by an evil child whos mum wouldnt buy them one

jaquelinehyde Wed 09-Sep-09 20:06:26

more

Millarkie Wed 09-Sep-09 20:13:32

You are stars! All of you! Thank you so much

PortBlacksandResident Wed 09-Sep-09 20:18:59

MaureenMLove - we used to do that - stand against a wall and whack it around us until it got banned for being too dangerous.

I even remember the chant....

D'ya want a cigarette sir?
No Sir
Why Sir?
Because i've got a cold sir
Where d'ya get a cold from?
From the north Pole sir
What 'ya doin there sir?
To catch a Polar Bear sir
O
U
T spells Out
Sir
Out
Sir
..........<continue until you lose an eye>



Sorry about that....grin

MaureenMLove Wed 09-Sep-09 20:28:10

<<glazes over>> ah the good old days of bruised ankles.. Not to mention bruised knuckles from Clackers!! grin

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