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Disappointed in the design,
This review is from: Pintoy 6 Peg Hammer Bench (Baby Product)
I bought this as I thought it would be ideal for my active 20 month old son, who loves to bang everything.
On the plus side it is indeed colourful and well made, but I found the following downsides:
- the rubber around each peg means they 'wobble' a bit when you hit them and don't go down 'straight', which for a young child without much eye-hand control this makes it less 'satisfying' to bang down
- the pegs come out (sometimes when hit at a funny angle, due to rubber) and therefore can get lost, chewed, thrown etc
- the hammer is solid wood, which I know is the point, but be aware that for a very young and active child like mine, this can become a weapon which is used on other surfaces, siblings etc etc!
I hoped it would be a safe focus for his energy, but unfortunately it failed - within minutes I had to confiscate the hammer and he lost interest due to the wobblyness of the sticks that don't bang down easily. Maybe better for a more gentle, focused child??? But even then I think a design without the rubber surround would be better.