Other rides include the Merry-Go-Round, Balloons Up-Up-And-Away and Frog Hopper
, each crafted specially to suit the size of Ocean Park's smallest guests.
A WORLD FIRST She might be the smallest thrill-seeker in the west, but Eva gets her kicks where she can and was happy to join her big sister and little brother on the Frog Hopper
- a ride which basically lifts a benchful of seven excited children some 25ft in the air and then drops them, bit by bit, down to the bottom.
The Cloud Cuckoo Land area was great for kids, with Grace enjoying the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ride and the Frog Hopper
. Although the brilliant 4D Ice Age experience, it's safe to say, was appreciated more by her mum and dad!
A selection of attractions will also be open at the theme park in Staffordshire, including the pirate-themed Sharkbait Reef by Sea Life, bouncing Frog Hopper
and Ice Age: The 4D Experience showing a cool Christmas special - Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas 4-D.
As part of the new Homeland Security Act, Attorney General John Ashcroft announces that children waiting to get on the Gateway Mall's "Frog Hopper
" ride must submit to a weapons search.
Once in the park, while carefully avoiding the fast rides, it was off to the new Tweenies Live show in Cred Street, the "fab-a-roony fun zones" and the Frog Hopper
.The Congo River Rapids were great fun, if a bit damp, and Molly eventually convinced me to take a ride on the Runaway Mine train.
There is also the insect larva of the frog hopper
(Philaenus spumarius) found in April and commonly known as cuckoo spit because of the frothy mass which surrounds and protects the bug.
Other attractions available every day from 10am-4pm, include Heave Ho, Marauder's Mayhem, Sharkbait Reef by Sea Life, Wobble World, Twirling Toadstool, Gallopers, Frog Hopper
, Peugeot Driving School, Sonic Spinball, Hex, Runaway Mine Train, Duel, Blade, and Monorail.
You can let the children take to the roads on the Peugeot 207 Driving School, enjoy a leap on the Frog Hopper
or experience the magic of the traditional carousel.
In 1998, seven new children's rides were introduced to Robinson's Children's Corner, including Frog Hopper
, Mini Balloons and the Whirly Copter Wheel, followed by the pounds 2 million Stormforce 10 a year later.
FOUR young kids are bouncing on the Frog Hopper
Under the protective foam you'll find young frog hoppers
. They can cause distortion of the shoots, but don't do any severe damage.