Ships Ahoy! See-Saw Swing from Haba

We got this fantastic Ships See-Saw Swing for my son’s fourth birthday and his boat-themed party, and it really is the gift that keeps on giving. It was and continues to be SUCH a huge hit with the kids – my own and every single friend that comes over to play. We attached it to our swing set where it’s easily removable when we want to swap it for the regular swing. This was our best option as we’re lacking the great, big tree branch that would be a perfect home for a swinging sailboat to take kids to far away fantasy lands of storms, pirates and princesses. The swing has another convenient feature — holding many children at once (we’ve had up to seven), thus avoiding the dreaded and inevitable “my turn, MY turn!!” from the less-than-patient youngster.
There are several places to purchase it online, or if you’re in Los Angeles, check it out at The Acorn Store in Santa Monica. This is my go-to spot for creative and wooden toys – great for gifts!



Sam Sam

3 COMMENTS - Add your own

1. Dajana | May 20, 2010 | Reply

What a great idea for a swing. I know my son (and his friends) would love a boat like this. Thanks for sharing!

2. Joanna | May 21, 2010 | Reply

The boat swing is really fun and it’s like a little piece of art.

And I totally agree that The Acorn Store is so amazing! The owner is great, always knows what kids are going to like. It’s rare to find an independent boutique shop like Acorn in a big city.

Shop Local!

3. Melitta | July 16, 2010 | Reply

This is the best swing ever ever.
It works for all stages. I think there is even one of these in the White House now. I went to the birthday party where this was “the gift” of the year. Everytime I go back to that same place, the boat is still the center of attention for both the children who live there and for the guests. It is amazing how many ways they kids use it.
I have given this as a gift as a group gift to children in one family and it is so well received and unique. Kaela is right, it is the gift that keeps on giving.
A great discovery. Thank you Kaela.