SCBWI's Blueboard - A Message & Chat Board

Things That Go Jump

Discussion started on

Does anybody remember Space Hoppers? I saw one the other day and it inspired me to develop a rough plot. I'd love to continue it, but I'm not sure kids would know what they are. They still exist, but are they still sold? Thanks.
#1 - October 02, 2012, 05:39 AM

Never heard of them.  :shrug:
#2 - October 02, 2012, 07:32 AM
J.Ro
NO PLACE TO FALL (Harper Teen, 2014)
www.jayerobinbrown.blogspot.com
www.jayerobinbrown.com

Emeritus
Poster Plus
  • *
  • SCBWI Member
  • SCBWI PAL
  • SCBWI Region newengland
Were they a UK or Ireland thing, Fiona?  I haven't heard of them either.
#3 - October 02, 2012, 07:36 AM
The Leland Sisters series: Courtship and Curses, Bewitching Season, Betraying Season (Holt BYR/Macmillan)
www.marissadoyle.com
www.nineteenteen.com


My daughter has a bouncy horse version of this. I loved those things as a kid. Funny, you just made me realize that I've never heard a name for them!
#5 - October 02, 2012, 10:43 AM
SWAY, 2012 from Disney-Hyperion
CIRCA NOW, 2014 from Disney-Hyperion
http://www.ambermcreeturner.com
https://www.facebook.com/SwayByAmberMcReeTurner

Read to your kids
Member
Poster Plus
I don't recall a space hopper, but I bought my son a turbo hopper several years ago--if that helps:)
#6 - October 02, 2012, 12:16 PM

By complete coinsidence, I happened to turn on the television and an advertisement for children included a boy on a space-hopper toy. So, apparently question has been answered. :jump:  (actually, this smiley is as close as you can get to the toy itself!)
#7 - October 03, 2012, 05:29 AM

Members:

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.