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Old 04-17-2017, 06:01 PM
 
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I have four arriving this week. Anyone have these? Love them? Hate them? Any tips?

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Old 04-18-2017, 06:56 PM
 
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I've never seen those. I'll be interested to see how you like them, and if they are easier/harder to tip backwards than a regular chair.
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They are nearly impossible to tip over backwards!!! I just got them today, but I think I love them already.

The hokki stools are pretty great, but some kids NEED a chair back.
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Old 04-19-2017, 05:33 PM
 
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Our high school used to have something similar. I almost had a heart attack every time I sat in one. You can't tip them over but it sure seems like you will flip. Every time we had a meeting there all the teachers would randomly grab the tables because we felt you were going over.
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I think I will be getting more. The kids dig them.


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Holy cow! I'd love these but they're so expensive!!
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They're less than the hokki stools!
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Yeah, that's true. I bought the wobble chairs with a Donor's Choose grant. Kind of a knock off of the hokki stool.
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Old 04-22-2017, 03:44 PM
 
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I have one and I love it-better than wobble chairs I think. I originally bought it for my son when he was in 4th grade and I wanted an unobtrusive alternative seating option. at that age he needed something to allow movement but didn't want to stand out. It was the perfect choice. I use it in my classroom with other kids 4 years later.

One thing to be aware of-they are a little shorter than you would expect. I got the medium sized chair that they recommend for intermediate grades and I find it to be a bit small. I'd say it is best for k-2.

Also your kiddo that rock hard and obsessively may cause the plastic piece on the back that prevents the chair from tipping backward to eventual crack and break ( after a couple of year I think it was) . Since the stopper prevents kids from over rocking and tipping backwards I decided that it was better to duct tape it so that it doesn't come off-ok a little tacky but safety first for me.
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They also have a cheaper version of the chair-I cant really comment on it since I have never used it and it looks a little less ergonomic than the zuma (the shape of the zuma is perfect since it has a little dip where the bottom sits to encourage kids to sit back in their chairs which makes for better writing posture) but it is a substantial savings which could make it more accessible to those on more limited budgets.

http://www.pediatrictherapynetwork.org/products/64.cfm


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Thanks for the info--I'll watch the "stoppers" for signs of cracking.
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