SPARKA Soft toy, football/green

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Playing with balls is fun and something the whole family can enjoy together. With a soft ball, a football game can be played anywhere indoors – regardless of season and weather.

Article Number703.026.45

Product details

Football or something else that’s fun? This soft and light ball is perfect when your child wants to play indoors.

Being physically active helps your child develop their motor skills and coordination, while forming a healthy habit for life.

We know our soft toys should handle many years of love. That’s why we’ve chosen comfy materials, performed rigorous washing tests and ensured that they’re free from harmful chemicals.

Designer

IKEA of Sweden

Article Number703.026.45
  • Only for indoor use.

    May be completed with accessories and textiles from the SPORTSLIG series.

  • Material
    Fabric:
    100% polyester
    Filling:
    100 % polyester - hollow fibre
    Care

    Machine wash, max 40°C, mild process.

    Do not bleach.

    Tumble drying, low temperature (max 60°C).

    Do not iron.

    Do not dryclean.

  • Recommended for ages from 0 year.This product bears the CE mark.
  • We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.

Measurements

Diameter: 20 cm

  • SPARKAArticle Number703.026.45

    Length: 21 cm

    Weight: 0.17 kg

    Diameter: 21 cm

    Package(s): 1

Reviews

4.8(35)
Dog loves itVerified BuyerDog loves it4
Soft ballVerified Buyerpicked this up on our way round IKEA thinking it would be just another soft toy for my grandson to play with…..he absolutely loves it & when he throws it around he doesn’t damage the furniture5
Grandchildren’s favourite!Verified BuyerGrandchildren’s favourite!5
Product was bought for myVerified BuyerProduct was bought for my puppy she loves it5
Fabulous productVerified BuyerThis is the third of these items I have bought. The kids love it and I thoroughly recommend it.5
BrilliantVerified BuyerBrilliant5
BallVerified BuyerNothing out of the ordinary1
Good qualityAngela 1207Good quality soft toy . Children will love playing with this .5
Great to keep you active indoorsSoftballWhilst unable to do any other exercise, this has been handy for using indoors.5
Effcee55Great for playing indoor football with the grandkids when it is raining outside.5
Indoor footballSue 64The foot ball is a lovely soft toy ,unfortunately the dog got hold of it and liked it more .5
toybarepotbramblegreat ball washes well keeps shape great for in the house5
Good buymm1972It is perfect for sport drills with young children.4
Soft balkBunny soft toysWe live in a flat this soft colourful ball is ideal for our grandchild to play with indoors5
Great for indoor use!Ikea is my happy place 42When you have footballs flying around the house already, this is a better alternative! Chosen by my son in recent (frequent) trip to store and he gives his seal of approval.5
Perfect for little kidsAlfiemia1Great ball for little kids, and ideal for indoor use.5
Dogs love thisSue McfluffyI bought a couple of these for my dog and her friend and they love them. Soft to play with and hold in their mouths. Yes I know they are a kids you.5
Great footballNikki 26Bought this football for my puppy it’s fantastic for his he loves it good quality has it’s still going strong I’ve washed this a few times now too comes up has good as new highly recommend5
Child friendlyZee06Light weight and doesn't cause any damage in the house if it hits fragile items5
FootballAnaid83I bought this for my son because he loves football. He knows that is a pillow but he is playing with it as a ball inside the house.5
SPARKA Soft toy, football/green

Pep for more movement

At Children’s IKEA, we want to inspire to an active everyday – with more room for jumping, running, fun and games. Because the fact is, studies show that physical activity both plays a big role in children’s well-being and is an investment in the future.

Maria Ekblom, Associate Professor at Swedish School of Sports and Health Sciences, researches how physical activity affects children. “We know for sure that the right amount of movement has a positive effect on children’s physical condition, muscle strength, cardiovascular health as well as blood pressure and blood sugar.”

The whole body likes to move

“Studies have shown that movement enhances the mental well-being and is positive for certain cognitive functions. Furthermore, the amount of physical activity we get as children also affects our habits and health later in life. So, what is the right amount of movement? The UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that children between ages 5 and 17 should do at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day. In addition, a couple of times a week, it’s good to do more high-intensity training that increases the heart rate for a longer period of time.

Find the pulse in the everyday life

Maria has tips on how to find the time and energy for regular exercise in everyday life. “If it’s possible, walking or riding a bike to and from school is a great opportunity for everyday exercise. Just like meeting friends and playing outside in a safe environment.” Younger children often have a natural appetite for physical activity, but they might need some encouragement to get going when they get older, says Maria. “I think it’s important to give children the opportunity to do sports or other activities that are age-appropriate and match their interests. Then, if they really like what they’re doing, it’s easier to make it a good habit that lasts.”

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Quality

Sure, they’re cute but are they safe? Absolutely!

You can rest assured knowing that all our children’s products live up to the highest health and safety standards. We put our toys to the test – up against the toughest in the world (much tougher than any two-year-old). All so you can worry less and they can play more.