Title:
MULTI-FUNCTIONAL WAVEABLE TOY
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A multi-functional waveable toy, comprises a cylinder made of a soft hollow cylinder; an interior of the tube wall being a receiving chamber; one end of the receiving chamber being formed with an opening and another end thereof having a through hole; a holding rod having a holding section and a rod body, the holding section being made of soft material; the rod body can insert into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the opening of the cylinder; a lower end of the rod body having a plug; when holding the holding rod to pull the holding rod upwards, the plug be buckled at the opening of the cylinder so as to confine the movement of the holding rod; furthermore, the air or water can be absorbed into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the through hole.



Inventors:
Chen, Willy (Taipei County, TW)
Application Number:
12/142763
Publication Date:
07/09/2009
Filing Date:
06/19/2008
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A63H23/10; A63B59/80; A63B67/00; A63H33/00; A63H33/18
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Primary Examiner:
BALDORI, JOSEPH B
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SHOU - HSIN YIN (TAIPEI City, TW)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A multi-functional waveable toy, comprising: a cylinder made of a soft hollow cylinder; an interior of the tube wall being a receiving chamber; one end of the receiving chamber being formed with an opening and another end thereof having a through hole; a holding rod having a holding section and a rod body, the holding section being made of soft material; the rod body can insert into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the opening of the cylinder; a lower end of the rod body having a plug; when holding the holding rod to pull the holding rod upwards, the plug be buckled at the opening of the cylinder so as to confine the movement of the holding rod; furthermore, the air or water can be absorbed into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the through hole; when the holding rod pushes forwards, the air or water in the receiving chamber of the cylinder, the air or water will spray out; moreover, a section of the holding section of the holding rod near the rod body is engageable to the opening of the cylinder so that the holding rod is integrated with the cylinder to have a function of waving.

2. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein an inner hollow space of the cylinder has a tube wall made of hard material for enhancing the strength of the cylinder.

3. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the section of the holding section of the holding rod near the rod body is formed with a first combining unit and the opening of the cylinder is formed with a second combining unit.

4. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the opening of the cylinder is installed with a second combining unit; the receiving chamber is a penetrating hole opened at two ends of the cylinder, a periphery of the opening is formed with a plurality of buckling sheets, the holding section of the holding rod is installed with a first combining unit near the rod body; one side of the first combining unit is protruded with another tube wall; the tube wall of the first combining unit is formed with a plurality of L shape buckling grooves for receiving the buckling sheets of the second combining unit.

5. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the holding rod has a protecting stop transversally extended from the holding section near the rod body and slightly protruded from a periphery of the cylinder.

6. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the cylinder is a round cylindrical rod.

7. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the cylinder has a flat bar shape.

8. The multi-functional waveable toy as claimed in claim 1, wherein the cylinder has a flat sword shape.

Description:

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to toys, and particularly to a multi-functional waveable toy, wherein the waveable toy of the present invention has multiple functions including water and air absorption and spraying, and waving. The toy of the present invention provides more functions than the prior art toys which only provides single function.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

Currently, only a few toys are interactive, dynamic, and widely accepted by children and also concern the safety in playing, such as water spraying toys, waveable toys, etc. However the defects of these toys are that they have only single functions, for example water spraying toys only have the function of spraying water or absorbing water and the waveable toys are used for only waving. These toys are dull and people must prepare more kinds of toys. Thus, there is an eager demand for a novel toy which has multiple functions. Users are unnecessary to prepare more kinds of toys and thus money is saved.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

The object of the present invention is to provide a multi-functional waveable toy, wherein the waveable toy of the present invention has multiple functions including water and air absorption and spraying, and waving. The toy of the present invention provides more functions than the prior art toys which only provides single function. Moreover, a cylinder is made of soft material which has buffer effects so as to be safe in use.

To achieve above object, the present invention provides a multi-functional waveable toy, comprising: a cylinder made of a soft hollow cylinder; an interior of the tube wall being a receiving chamber; one end of the receiving chamber being formed with an opening and another end thereof having a through hole; a holding rod having a holding section and a rod body, the holding section being made of soft material; the rod body can insert into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the opening of the cylinder; a lower end of the rod body having a plug; when holding the holding rod to pull the holding rod upwards, the plug be buckled at the opening of the cylinder so as to confine the movement of the holding rod; furthermore, the air or water can be absorbed into the receiving chamber of the cylinder from the through hole; when the holding rod pushes forwards, the air or water in the receiving chamber of the cylinder, the air or water will spray out; moreover, a section of the holding section of the holding rod near the rod body is engageable to the opening of the cylinder so that the holding rod is integrated with the cylinder to have a function of waving.

An inner hollow space of the cylinder has a tube wall made of hard material for enhancing the strength of the cylinder. The section of the holding section of the holding rod near the rod body is formed with a first combining unit and the opening of the cylinder is formed with a second combining unit. The opening of the cylinder is installed with a second combining unit; the receiving chamber is a penetrating hole opened at two ends of the cylinder, a periphery of the opening is formed with a plurality of buckling sheets, the holding section of the holding rod is installed with the first combining unit near the rod body; one side of the first combining unit is protruded with another tube wall; the tube wall of the first combining unit is formed with a plurality of L shape buckling grooves for receiving the buckling sheets of the second combining unit. The holding rod has a protecting stop transversally extended from the holding section near the rod body and slightly protruded from a periphery of the cylinder.

The cylinder is a round cylindrical rod or a flat bar shape or a flat sword shape.

In the multi-functional waveable toy of the present invention, by expanding or retracting the holding rod, water or air can be absorbed or sprayed so as to have an interest in playing. By the integrated structure of the holding rod and the cylinder, and the cylinder is made of soft material. Various waving function is provided. Furthermore, thus the present invention provides a great interest and a safety use to users.

The various objects and advantages of the present invention will be more readily understood from the following detailed description when read in conjunction with the appended drawing.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is a schematic cross sectional view of the first embodiment of the present invention, where the holding rod and the cylinder are combined by rotating and buckling.

FIG. 2 is a schematic cross sectional view of the first embodiment of the present invention, where the holding rod is pulled.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view showing the first combining unit is separated from the second combining unit according to the present invention.

FIG. 4 is a lateral schematic view showing that the first combining unit and the second combining unit are at buckling and separating states.

FIG. 5 is a schematic cross sectional view of the second embodiment of the multi-functional waveable toy of the present invention, wherein the holding rod is in an extending state.

FIG. 6 is a schematic cross sectional view of the second embodiment of the multi-functional waveable toy of the present invention, wherein the holding rod is combined to the cylinder.

FIG. 7 is a lateral cross sectional view of the third embodiment of the multi-functional waveable toy of the present invention, wherein the holding rod is in an extending state.

FIG. 8 is a lateral cross sectional view of the third embodiment of the present invention, wherein the holding rod is combined to the cylinder.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

In order that those skilled in the art can further understand the present invention, a description will be provided in the following in details. However, these descriptions and the appended drawings are only used to cause those skilled in the art to understand the objects, features, and characteristics of the present invention, but not to be used to confine the scope and spirit of the present invention defined in the appended claims.

With referring to FIGS. 1 and 2, the first embodiment of a multi-functional waveable toy according to the present invention is illustrated. The present invention has the following elements.

A cylinder 10 is made of a soft hollow cylinder. An inner hollow space of the cylinder 10 has a tube wall 11 made of hard material for enhancing the strength of the cylinder 10. An interior of the tube wall 11 is a receiving chamber 12. One end of the receiving chamber 12 is formed with an opening 121 and another end thereof has a through hole 122. In this embodiment the opening 121 of the cylinder 10 is installed with a second combining unit 13, as shown in FIGS. 3 and 4, and the receiving chamber 12 is a penetrating hole opened at two ends of the cylinder 10. Moreover, a periphery of the opening 121 is formed with a plurality of buckling sheets 131.

A holding rod 20 has a holding section 21 and a rod body 22. In this embodiment, the holding section 21 is made of soft material. The rod body 22 can insert into the receiving chamber 12 of the cylinder 10 from the opening 121 of the cylinder 10. A lower end of the rod body 22 has a plug 23. When holding the holding rod 20 to pull the holding rod 20 upwards, the plug 23 will buckle the second combining unit 13 at the opening 121 of the cylinder 10 so as to confine the movement of the holding rod 20. Furthermore, the air or water can be absorbed into the receiving chamber 12 of the cylinder 10 from the through hole 122. When the holding rod 20 pushes forwards, the air or water in the receiving chamber 12 of the cylinder 10 will spray out. Besides, in this embodiment, the holding section 21 of the holding rod 20 is installed with a first combining unit 24 near the rod body 22, as shown in FIGS. 3 and 4. One side of the first combining unit 24 is protruded with a tube wall 241. The tube wall 241 is formed with a plurality of L shape buckling grooves 242 for receiving the buckling sheets 131 of the second combining unit 13. Therefore, the second combining unit 13 is engaged to the first combining unit 24 so that the holding rod 20 is integrated with the cylinder 10 for waving.

Referring to FIGS. 1 and 2, other than water absorption and spraying water, in the waveable toy of the present invention, the cylinder 10 is a round rod which provides a function of waving. Referring to FIGS. 5 and 6, the second embodiment of the present invention is illustrated. The difference of this embodiment from the first embodiment is that the shape of the cylinder 10 is different from that in the first embodiment. In this embodiment, the cylinder 10 has an approximately flat shape like flat rod so that it can provide a function of waving. Furthermore, referring to FIGS. 7 and 8, the third embodiment of the waveable toy according to the present invention is illustrated. The structure of this embodiment is approximately identical to that in the former two embodiments. The difference therebetween is that the shapes of the cylinder 10 and the holding rod 20 are different. The cylinder 10 has a flat sword shape. The holding rod 20 has a protecting stop 25 transversally extended from the holding section 21 near the rod body 22 and slightly protruded from a periphery of the cylinder 10. Other than adhering to the opening 121 of the cylinder 10, the waveable toy can provide the function of cutting and piercing like those provided by a sword. Thus, the protecting stop 25 can provide a protection effect to avoid to hurt the user's hand.

Referring to FIGS. 1 and 2, the waveable toy in the first embodiment of the present invention is used as a description. Other than absorbing water and air, the waveable toy provides the function of waving. In the operation of absorbing air and water, before operation, the first combining unit 24 of the holding rod 20 is not combined to the second combining unit 13 of the cylinder 10. The user only need pull the holding rod 20 backwards so that air or water in the cylinder 10 is absorbed into the receiving chamber 12 of the cylinder 10. Therefore, when the user press the holding rod 20 forwards, the water or air in the receiving chamber 12 will spray out from the through hole 122 at the front end of the cylinder 10 to have the interest of absorbing and spraying water or air. Next, in waving operation, the user only need press the holding rod 20 forwards to an end point, and then the L shape buckling grooves 242 of the first combining unit 24 are aligned to the buckling sheets 131 of the second combining unit 13 of the cylinder 10. Then the holding rod 20 presses forwards and slightly rotates to make the first combining unit 24 engaged the second combining unit 13 so that the holding rod 20 and the cylinder 10 are combined as an integral body. Therefore, the waving operation can be performed. Similarly, referring to FIGS. 5 to 8, the operations of the waveable toys in the second and third embodiments of the present invention are identical to those in the first embodiment. Only the toy has different shapes.

Thus, from above description, it is known that the waveable toy of the present invention has multiple functions including water and air absorption and spraying, and waving. The toy of the present invention provides more functions than the prior art toys which only provides single function. Moreover, the cylinder 10 is made of soft material which has buffer effects so as to be safe in use.

The present invention is thus described, it will be obvious that the same may be varied in many ways. Such variations are not to be regarded as a departure from the spirit and scope of the present invention, and all such modifications as would be obvious to one skilled in the art are intended to be included within the scope of the following claims.