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And while you’re at it, you can make it a competition because there’s an inflatable, human whack-a-mole set now available on Amazon!
The game is pricey, starting at $1,300 with free shipping, but could just be worth it. As you can see below, the item itself is massive, so at least you’re getting some savings in not having to pay for it to land on your doorstep.
The Amazon listing calls it a “whack-a-mouse” model and says it is included in a package with an inflatable hammer and an air pump. The manufacturer will even send the blower with the correct plug depending on the country to which it is shipping the game.
The material is “super thick and durable,” according to manufacturer JYNselling, as seen in this video by Sniffr Media that was posted to Facebook:
JYNselling says it will customize its inflatables for the season or put print logos on them, but if you get one that’s customized, it can’t be returned. Below you can see one of the alternate color schemes available for purchase.
This seems like a really cool purchase for a school or any organization that hosts carnivals. Teachers especially might enjoy getting in the middle and having students pop up and down to be bopped with the inflatable hammer!
When doing a quick search for similar items, we found a simpler human whack-a-mole game in which a colorful parachute with holes is used. It’s 12 feet in diameter and you’d need a group of people to use it, as you can see from the image below.
This option will obviously require more people but it is considerably less expensive, listed for $25.99 on Amazon. The parachute comes with two inflatable sticks for “mole” bopping!
If you’re in need of other ways to help children burn off some energy this summer, check out this list of backyard challenges for kids.