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IKEA PS LÖMSK Swivel chair, blue, light blue

$69.99
Article Number: 
302.642.16
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IKEA PS LÖMSK Swivel chair is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 16.
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Round and round you go! Your child sets the pace – spinning slowly relaxes; spinning quickly develops balance. When your child pulls down the hood, it becomes a cozy hideaway.
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-With the hood pulled down the chair is a secret hiding place for a child.
-The fabric lets light in so it's never completely dark under the hood.
-Spinning helps the brain sort sensory impressions.
-Add a cushion or pad for more comfort.
Care instructions
Do not bleach.
Do not tumble dry.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.
Wipe clean with a mild soapy solution.
Wipe dry with a clean cloth.
Product dimensions
Width: 23 1/4 "
Depth: 24 3/8 "
Total height: 32 1/4 "
Seat height: 6 3/4 "
Height: 29 1/2 "

Width: 59 cm
Depth: 62 cm
Total height: 82 cm
Seat height: 17 cm
Height: 75 cm

This product requires assembly
Designer:
Monika Mulder
Product description
Fabric: 100 % polyester
Plastic fitting: Reinforced polyamide
Seat shell/ Seat/ Base cover: Polypropylene
Base plate: Reinforced polypropylene
People & Planet
No BPA (Bisphenol A) added.
Downloads
Only the latest version of the documents is available for download. This means that there maybe a difference in this version and the printed version.
Assembly instructions
302.642.16 IKEA PS LÖMSK Swivel chair (PDF)
Manuals
302.642.16 IKEA PS LÖMSK Swivel chair (PDF)
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED BY GRANDSON Bought for Grandson that Loves it...
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kid loves it Our son received this for Christmas and he loves it !
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son loves this chair!! Every time we visit Ikea my son loves these chairs! So we decided to buy one when they went on sale. Worth every penny. He loves this chair! He plays in it and hides in it. It’s like his little own kid cave. He’s only 2 1/2 and it is really durable and has taken his constant lifting and closing of the cover. Still looks brand new! I highly recommend this chair! Worth it!
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too hard, too pricy It's lacking some pillow matching the shape of seat. Plastic is too hard to sit on. Little bit pricey.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it The kids liked to play inside of it and have a good time . Loved it
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for child with sensory issues Purchased this chair as a reading nook/hideaway for my autistic child; the fact that he can close himself away in a "cocoon" was my deciding factor. The size, however, is deceptive in the picture, my son can fit, but his height makes it awkward at times. I would give this 5 stars if it were available in a larger size, and if putting the rollers in the base weren't so labor-intensive.
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my son LOVES this chair While it did take a little bit of effort to assemble, it's totally worth it. My son loves this chair. He likes to use it for quiet time and hiding, but also just hanging out and watching tv. A little expensive, though.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not comfortable should come with a cushion to make sitting comfortable.
Date published: 2017-11-01
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A cozy place with a twist

Since 2003, children throughout the world have spun, hidden and created their own cozy space in LÖMSK swivel armchair. Designer Monika Mulder got inspiration for the armchair from her own childhood. It was not allowed at home to spin around in her father's large swivel armchair in leather – to Monika's great disappointment. At the time, neither of them knew that the desired spinning could not only have been a fun game, but would have actually contributed to developing her balance.

"As a child I was constantly doing handstands and I loved rocking and spinning. My father's armchair was enticing, so as an adult I had the idea that there should be swivel armchairs adapted for children", Monika explains. But when she had the opportunity to develop an armchair for the first IKEA PS collection for children, making it possible to spin was not enough for her. The egg-shaped LÖMSK armchair was also given a hood that can be pulled down so that the armchair turns into a secret hiding place or a cozy space to read in peace. Proof that Monika, and the engineers who helped her develop LÖMSK, were on the right track is seen every time she visits Children's IKEA at a store. "The armchair is never empty, a child is actually always sitting in it."

Spinning that develops balance

Child psychologist Barbie Clarke, who has extensively researched children and their development, has also seen how LÖMSK acts like a magnet to children in the store. Barbie believes one of the reasons is that it can be transformed with the hood. "Children love things that change into something else. It stimulates the imagination and gives a feeling of having magical powers. With the hood pulled down, children can hide or get some alone time." But spinning in the armchair is not just a fun game, it also contributes to important physical development, explains Barbie. "When children climb, hang upside down, run, balance and spin, their sensory systems develop ─ particularly their balance. It's important since it gives children a sense of security and control over their movements. They then find it easier to keep their balance and avoid falls and accidents."

An armchair for more imagination and play

Since developing LÖMSK, Monica has had four children of her own who have all played with the armchair – and not always in ways she had in mind. "In our home, it has been used as a toy stove, so that sometimes when the room is to be quickly cleaned, everything from the floor is hidden under the pulled down hood. Later in the evening, LÖMSK often looks like a glowing ball when one of the children sits inside it with a tablet." For Monika, the fact that children use LÖMSK in unexpected ways is positive. As a designer, she wants to contribute to more imagination and games. "Through play, children learn many important things. In a pretend world, they can comfortably prepare for adult life ─ with nothing predetermined. It’s the imagination of children that decides what LÖMSK should be. I'm perfectly fine with it if they want to turn it on its side and use the round base as a steering wheel."

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With the hood pulled down the chair is a secret hiding place for a child. The fabric lets light in so it's never completely dark under the hood. Spinning helps the brain sort sensory impressions. Add a cushion or pad for more comfort. http://www.ikea.com/us/en/images/products/ikea-ps-lomsk-swivel-chair-blue__0205080_PE360076_S4.JPG IKEA PS LÖMSK Swivel chair, blue, light blue 302.642.16 IKEA $69.99