Schylling Tim Bird in stock and available at Big Smile Toys. We have the Schylling Tim Bird for a great deal, and our customer service is second to none. Pick up a brand new Schylling Tim Bird and put a Big Smile on the face of someone special.
This is a great product. We used it to help understand our bird flight. These are hard to find, but fine to play with as long as you are not to rough with them. My son used it to help get some ideas on how to do a science project about flight. My husband is actually the one that plays with it.
These have been around since the 80's when I was a kid. I first bought one of these in Paris when I was visiting family back in 1984. Street vendors were selling these things everywhere. They were a blast to fly. Now that I have my own kids I thought I'd buy one for them to enjoy. You have to be pretty gentle with them though. The wings can tear pretty easily and you really need to take care not to wind them up too much. It is best to fly these in an open grass field.
My son played with this toy 25 years ago and it gave him many hours of fun, we went through two birds as he played with it so much, I don't recall what happened to the first bird but the second one we still had in our closet. I brought out the Tim bird for my 5 year old grandson to play with the other day, but unfortunately the band inside broke after about an hour of playing with it, but in all fairness the band was 25 yrs old! I am ordering a new bird today as my grandson was thrilled with the toy as w..