Gerry Bell, 40 shared his genius trick to social media and has since gone viral.
The video shows Bell successfully guiding his son through their hallway thanks to the balance support of the hula hoop.
Watch the amazing trick in action below.
Bell came up with the idea after he and his wife suffered with severe pain from constantly having to bend for their son. The father said: ‘it’s a godsend for tall parents.’
'I was surprised to find out this idea wasn't common knowledge' Bell added.