This morning I hosted a toy testing party with a few friends and their children. We received a LeapFrog Tag Reading System, books, and map to try out along with the new Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet.
LeapFrog Tag Reading System:
First off, I was very impressed with this product. I had seen the Tag Reading System before but had never played with it. It was very easy for the kids to use and they all were really surprised that it could read the books to them and also the maps. I was super excited about the map and think it will come in handy with our homeschool lessons. It was a hit with all of the kids and the moms as well. I love LeapFrog products since I know my kids are learning when they are using them. I plan to use the LeapFrog Tag Reading System frequently with my almost 5 year old as he starts learning to read.
LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet
The LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet was by far a HUGE hit with the kids. Think of it as an iPad for kids! The setup is great, having the games loaded on the tablet so that you can select which game/application to play. It has a built in camera to take photos and record video. The kids had a blast with that along with editing the photos and making silly pictures. The LeapPad allows kids to take more than 30,000 photos or shoot 120 minutes of video! Not only was the Learning Tablet extremely fun for the kids, with so many endless possibilities, it was also educational. When you sign onto the LeapPad, you select your child’s grade and then it will adjust the games to be more on your child’s level. The LeapPad is geared toward age 4-9, but I think out of all the kids at the party, my friend’s 3 year old had the most fun with it. Every single one of the kids that left the party were asking for their own LeapPad Learning Tablet, so I’m pretty sure this is going to be one of the hot ticket items this Christmas.
What great products these were and we had such a blast trying them out. I would definitely recommend both as you start trying to figure out what Christmas presents to get this upcoming holiday season. I know I will be getting a few to give as gifts!