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Item: KO001 
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Children have an indefatigable talent for finding unusual uses for their toys or, more inconveniently, finding interesting new uses for your property – mostly at the exact same time that you need it.

If you have given a present and found that the kids play more with the box or, like me, have despaired at spending Christmas Day watching the children use the tubes from the tinfoil and the wrapping paper as swords, whilst ignoring all their carefully selected, non-violent toys, the perfect present has arrived. Say hello to Bilibo.

Tortoise shell and sand toy, swing and spinner, cradle for dolls and a shell to build with in the snow – Bilibo is all this and much more. So what exactly is a Bilibo? Well one clue is the fact that it does not come with an instruction manual. Kids can do what they like with it!

Says Alex Hochstrasser, Swiss inventor and designer of Bilibo, “When I introduced the prototypes at the kindergarten of my hometown the little ones were astonished at first. But then a boy sat down in Bilibo and started spinning, a girl turned Bilibo around and tried to balance on him – after that you just could not stop them any more.”

This shell is made of high density polyethylene which is shock-resistant, weather-proof, food safe, completely recyclable and comes in six bright colors. Bilibo is big enough that kids of different ages can sit in it comfortably. All this, and friendly too -Bilibo has two holes at the side which look like eyes and give the appearance of a smiling face on the shell.

Bilibo - Irrepressible Imagination!
  • Arouses curiosity, stimulates senses, engages imagination, encourages creativity
  • Magically attractive & deceptively simple; Appealing to young children
  • Iconic shell shape & bright colors
  • Virtually unlimited ways to play with Bilibo
  • Developmental challenge in unique form
  • Open ended play: at home, at the park, at the beach, in the water, in the snow
  • Acclaimed By Childhood Learning Specialists
  • Featured In Museum Exhibitions, Recipient Of Numerous Design Awards
  • 16 inches x 16 inches x 11 inches
  • Made of High-density Polyethylene
  • Ages 2 to 7 years




    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 2 years of age.



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      UPC 843583000049
      Manufacturer SKU 4102550
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 5/11/2006
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 2 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #12
      Dimension 16 inches x 16 inches x 11 inches
      Material High-density polyethylene

    We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    "The child has low muscle tone. It is used in her therapy sessions as a way to help build core muscles and also learn balance. She also uses it to develop leg and arm muscles as well. The therapist has added it to her own tools for other children!"

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism
    "Used in occupational therapy."

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Autism, Speech & Language Delay
    "My daughter is a sensory seeking child and loves vestibular input. This toy gives her the spinning she likes, and frees me up from spinning her around and making myself dizzy!"

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay, Hydrocephalus, Speech & Language Delay, Spina Bifida
    "Seems to help with balance and motor skill development."

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    ADD/ADHD, Developmental Delay
    "This bilbo spinner shell is helping both grandsons age 7 and 10. It's helping their vestibular system to become more developed. "



    Total Customer Reviews: 1043
    Average Customer Rating: 4.56 (site average 4.56)
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    The following "cloud" is a semantic representation of our customers' general impression of bilibo. The larger the text, the more frequently that term is used to describe it.

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    Review for bilibo
    Posted 2 days ago by Tara Stamm

    This toy, bilibo, is for older children, not for my granddaughter who is only 15 months. I could not resist the idea, and bought two. Will add this to my treasure chest of goodies.

    Rating: 5
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    Review for bilibo
    Posted 13 days ago by Denise

    The kids have SO much fun with this toy - so much in fact that they each had to have their own. I kept thinking that one was enough, but I've given up after 2 months. Now they're both using it all the time and have a blast together.

    Rating: 4
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    Posted 15 days ago by terri cranfill

    One toy - many playing possibilities!

    Rating: 5
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    Posted 16 days ago by Jessica Kimbrell

    My daughter just got this as a gift 2 days ago at her birthday party and she is enjoying wobbling in it. I think she will play with it more and more.

    Rating: 4
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    Posted 22 days ago by nicole clark

    I was more than pleased with this toy! The quality is top notch, and the size was larger than I was expecting. We have six children, and as you can imagine we have every toy imaginable. I wanted something "out of the box" for our three year old daughter, and definitely got what I was looking for! EVERY child in our home, ages from 1-11 are obsessed with this toy. As a matter of fact, we have already promised our 5 year old son one of his own for his birthday. The children have found about a dozen ways to play with this, and I see dozens more in their future. Thanks for developing such creative toys!

    Rating: 5
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    Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
    kooo1, k0001, billibo, bilibbo, bilabbo, billabo, bill-abo, bill-a-bo, bilaboes, billaboes, bilibos, bilobo, billlibbos, bilabos, rocking toys, active toys, action toys, imaginative toys, imaganation toys, physical toys, motion toys, moving toys, creative toys, balance toys, balancing toys, spinning toys, coordination toys, kido, kid o,



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    GENIUS
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    INVENTOR/DESIGNER/AUTHOR
    Alex Hochstrasser
    SPECIAL NEEDS
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