Kids Get Bored Easily With the New Fun Slides Skates

by Theresa on October 10, 2009 · 0 comments

Fun Slides Carpet Skates seem to be remarkably similar to a hobby many kids have...sliding across a hardwood floor in a plain ol pair of socks. Can Carpet Skates be the next new trend in toys? Would kids and adults alike really go for a toy like this? Lets find out from 10 year old Tyler and a News Anchor doing his James Brown impersonation.

Are Funslide Skates popular with kids?

Claims From the Fun Slides Infomercial

  • They're great for active play, family fun and active sports such as carpet hockey.
  • Friction resistant plastic base is slippery for fast carpet sliding.
  • Feet are kept securely in the skates with a foam foot grip, adjustable hook and loop closure. Simply strap them onto your shoes.
  • Won't damage your carpets and they work on all types of rug.
  • Built-in stopper for safety.
  • A fun introduction to skating and a great rainy day energy-buster.
  • Fits all shoe sizes so even adults can use them. One size fits all. For ages 6 and up. [tags]fun-slides-carpet-skatesComes in 6 different colors.
SIMTEC FUN SLIDES CARPET SKATES
SIMTEC FUN SLIDES CARPET SKATES
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Fun Slides Carpet Skates Turquoise
Fun Slides Carpet Skates Turquoise
$10.00
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Cherished Teddies Marshall Sliding Into A Season Of Fun W Skates 4023744 NIB
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FUN SLIDE CARPET SKATES Attach To Shoes And Slide Across Any Carpet One SZ Fits
FUN SLIDE CARPET SKATES Attach To Shoes And Slide Across Any Carpet One SZ Fits
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Fun Slides Carpet Skates Sliders Skate Slide Across Any Carpeted Room
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Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver
Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver
$24.69
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Silver Fun Slides Carpet Skates
Silver Fun Slides Carpet Skates
$9.99
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Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver one size fits all up to mens 15 07 02bx
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Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver New
Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver New
$21.71
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Silver Fun Slides Carpet Skates
Silver Fun Slides Carpet Skates
$26.99
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Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver
Simtec Fun Slides Carpet Skates Silver
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Actual Consumer Comments

  1. Tyler in the video says they are fun for a few minutes but I'm bored of them and wouldn't want them for a birthday present!
  2. Our kids ages 5, 7 and 9 each tried them and the carpet skates don't seem to go as fast as in the commercial.They quickly got bored with them. I wouldn't recommend these to a friend.
  3. My 5 year old grandson tried them for 5 minutes and never picked them up again.
  4. Great concept but poor performance. The kids tried them only once and didn't bother with them again.
  5. My daughter loved them but wore them for 5 minutes and the strap broke.
  6. My eight year old used them and I felt that they are a great first step to using roller blades or skates.
  7. One parent mentioned that they are good for traveling since they pack up flat and you can keep the kids busy while traveling. An easy form of active play.
Simptec Carpet Skates Simptec Carpet Skates come in 6 Colors

Fun Slide Carpet Skates are great for kids that don't get bored easily. I'm just thinking that with all the stimulation of all the other toys out there on the market, especially computer games I think this toy would be low on the list of popular kids toys. I could see kids adding little ramps or playing hockey with them. Then they'd have a bit more excitement than just cruising around on a carpet.

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