Patent Number: 7,044,892

Title: Child activity device

Abstract: A child activity device for entertaining and promoting activity in a child is disclosed. The child activity device is configurable between a use and storage position and may also include a frame providing bouncing motion for a child. The activity device includes a support frame extending vertically upwards from a lower end proximate to a support surface and terminating at an upper end, a supporting portion, and may further include a seat, coupled to the supporting portion, that is rotatable about a first axis relative to the support frame to allow a child placed in the seat to rotate about the first axis. A coupling assembly is also disclosed. The coupling assembly secures the supporting portion to the support frame upper end and permits rotation of the supporting portion about a second axis for configuring the seat and supporting portion in a storage position. An activity device with foldable support legs is also disclosed. The support legs to base structure connection may further include a mechanism for providing bouncing motion for entertaining the child.

Inventors: Stern; Carl M. (Pennington, NJ), Weiman; Andrew M. (Newtown, PA), Snyder; Timothy J. (West Seneca, NY), Kelly; Brian S. (Orchard Park, NY)

Assignee: Mattel, Inc.

International Classification: A63B 26/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/16/02018