This is a great design for a high chair, and it’s for children who are already old enough to sit unassisted. That’s about 6 months of age for many babies. But this a convertible design, and it can transform into a separate chair and table set as your child gets older.
Features of the Badger Basket Envee Baby High Chair
It works very well as a feeding station, and it’s slightly pyramidal design makes it very stable. When you’re putting it up as a high chair, there’s only one way the chair slots into the proper position, so you can be assured of its stability. You can then detach the chair at the top, and the bottom part becomes the table.
The seat is 12.25 inches wide and can be adjusted into 3 positions. The tray can be adjusted into 3 positions as well. The tray is also detachable so the baby can eat at the dining table. The seat also has a 5-point harness system for extra security.
The removable tray offers a large main compartment along with 2 cup holders. It’s also dishwasher-safe. It’s made with recyclable Polypropylene (PP) with nylon and you can keep it clean just by wiping it with a damp cloth and mild soap.
The seat also comes with a removable seat pad. It’s made with 100% polyester fabric with polyester foam padding and it’s washable too.
The table surface at the bottom measures 16.75 inches wide and 17.5 inches deep and it is 20 inches tall. It’s made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic that’s both recyclable and very durable. It weighs just 8 pounds.
The entire high chair is 24.5 inches wide but that’s reduced to 23.5 inches when you remove the insert tray. It’s 28 inches deep and 40.5 inches tall, and it only weighs 19 pounds.
It can support children who weigh up to 40 pounds.
- Its design and features comply with current US and European safety standards.
Pros and Cons
At first glance, it’s very colorful and attractive, so lots of children really like it a lot. But as a parent you’ll also appreciate how very useful it is.
It offers enough space so your baby can sit comfortably, while you don’t have to worry about safety. The pyramid design, secure slotting, and the 5-point harness system can keep the child secure in their seat. Just make sure that you tighten the bolts properly when you assemble it.
As a highchair, it’s mainly a feeding station. You can use the tray for this, but it is high enough that you can remove the tray and your baby can also sit at the dining table and see the food.
The food tray is a bit fragile, so you may want to refrain from lifting the chair by grasping the tray. That can just result in a few broken pieces. The good news is that the customer support is terrific, and you can get a replacement for the tray at no cost. You don’t even have to pay for the shipping! Aside from that, it is very durable and many owners have used it for their babies for several years with no problem.
Once the baby is old enough to read picture books and use coloring books, then it can also function as a chair and table set. You just detach the high chair at the top, and the bottom part becomes the table area. A lot of kids really like to use this as its very attractive and comfortable, and it’s also a handy storage space for toys.
For you, there’s really not much of a problem as it’s very easy to assemble. It shouldn’t take you much more than 5 minutes. The tray and the fabric are also quite easy to clean, and you can move it to place to place without much effort because it’s so light.
Perhaps the only precaution you can take is to be your baby’s side when they use it at first, just so you can be sure that they can’t topple it. And you may want to really make sure that the bolts are always tight. Restless children can cause these bolts to loosen ever so slightly. Aside from that, it’s one of the best chairs around. It’s why the Internet has lots of parents raving about this great high chair.
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