Leapfrog Leapster Learning Game System Reviews

Leapfrog Leapster Learning Game System

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  • Is the Leapster the Right Game for Your Child?

    Apr 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, quiet, educational activity
    Cons: Limited software beyond kindergarten

    Summary: My 5 year old requested a Leapster for Christmas, but after much debate, Santa decided to pass in favor of other items on the wish list. Of course Bugs continued to talk about it regularly since many of her friends had one. I was a bit surprised when it ... read more

  • My four year old son Loves playing on the Leap Frog Leapster Learning Game System

    Jan 6, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The leapster keeps my son learning but he thinks he is just having fun.
    Cons: The games are on the pricey side.

    Summary: I bought the green leapfrog leapster learning game system a few month ago for my four year old. On long road trips he would get bored very easily and start driving the rest of us nutty. I bought the leapfrog leapster learning game system to keep him ... read more

  • Leapster - Keep those kids Busy & Learning for Hours!

    Dec 14, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun for the kids and reinforces what the kids are learning in school!
    Cons: Make sure you have the A/C adapter because the kids go through batteries quickly.

    Summary: I purchased the Leapster Learning System for both of my kids because I liked the idea of the kids playing games that had some educational value.  My kids, now age 5 & 7, love this system and they have owned it for ... read more

  • Best System for the Younger Child

    Apr 27, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Wonderful fun & educational toy that will provide is not quickly outgrown.
    Cons: Screen can be tempermental and just stop working. Keep your receipts!

    Summary: The Leapster is a wonderful learning game system for the younger child. My son finally stopped using his at about 8 years old, but that was just because he outgrew most of the available games. I love the fact that there are so many educational games ... read more

  • For the $$, go with the L-Max

    Mar 24, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great educational fun - kids don't realize they are learning!
    Cons: Screen can't handle light! Upgrade to the L-max for the same price.

    Summary: We have one Leapster and one L-max for two children. We started out with two Leapsters but screen issues required a replacement of one of the Leapsters (it was left in a car that got hot during the summer and it "couldn't stand the heat!" So, when I ... read more

  • Leapster (Nintendo for toddlers)

    Mar 12, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Kids love it. Has educational games.
    Cons: Uses a lot of batteries. Verify quality.

    Summary: I have two very energetic boys. I hated taking them anywhere with me because they just can't sit still. They run around, make noise, and touch everything! I would carry a huge bag with me filled with crayons, coloring books, action figures, snacks, ... read more

  • Leapster Learning System: It Was Great While It Lasted

    Mar 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good concept; easy for preschoolers to use
    Cons: Screen problem after a month; no customer service

    Summary: My son got the Leapster Learning System for his birthday last year after his grandfather asked me what to get him. I had seen the Leapster at the toy store, and liked that it was a game system but educational at the same time. My son had been asking for ... read more

  • great idea

    Feb 19, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, good display, variety of games
    Cons: Batteries

    Summary: when my son was four he started telling me that he wanted a Game Boy for Christmas. Well, there was no way I was going to buy him one of those, he wasn't old enough and there weren't any games out there for preschoolers. I looked around and found two ... read more

  • Excellent Investment

    Jan 16, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, portable, durable
    Cons: Difficult to view under certain light conditions, cartridges can be expensive

    Summary: Very durable, easy and light to carry, this is an ideal investment for entertaining your kids on the go. It is easy to carry it in a purse or a napsac. We were looking for a toy that we could port about with us and the kids could play in the car, ... read more

  • Ready to take the leap?

    Jan 8, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Portable, educational, fun, a great starter system for portable electronic games
    Cons: goes through batteries, depending on usage

    Summary: We weren't really sure what to get our daughter, BooBear for Christmas. Sure every commercial her her pointing going "that Mommy, I want that" including car commercials and for some reason this cake decorating kit (I suppose the 'promise' of cakes to ... read more

  • Leapster

    Jan 3, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, fun, easy to hold
    Cons: battery drainer, cartridges can be hard to insert for a child

    Summary: We purchased our Leapster at Wal-Mart for right around $60. Honestly, we were hesitant at what the quality of this might be, but he was begging for one for Christmas. Now that we have it and he's used it, we are not sorry we bought it. It's easy ... read more

  • I never thought I'd buy a video game...

    Dec 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent for education and fine motor development.
    Cons: Price, though it is worth it.

    Summary: I never thought I'd buy a hand-held video game system for a child of mine. I am opposed to the hours spent glued to the screen and the isolating nature of the play. However, the Leapster, in appropriate doses, has been a wonderful tool for my 6 year ... read more

  • Best Portable/Educational Game System Out There...

    Dec 27, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great educational game choice.
    Cons: Sucks batteries dry & cost of cartridges.

    Summary: This is one of the best purchases I have ever made!! I bought 2 game systems last year for Christmas for our, at the time, 5 year old daughter and 2 year old son. Both of them picked right up on how to use it. I worried about them needing me to ... read more

  • Leap into educational fun!

    Dec 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational learning, fun, compact, good quality.
    Cons: Additional cartridges can get pricey.

    Summary: I was first introduced to the Leapster Learning System last year while visiting my sister and two nephews. They had one of these little devises and my four-year-old daughter couldn't put it down. Because it was an educational learning system and not a ... read more

  • The kids love them

    Nov 27, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, fun, easy to play
    Cons: protective cover comes off to easily

    Summary: Both of my kids got these for Christmas last year. They were ages 5 and 6 at the time. This is the one toy that they still play with alot a year later. In fact, they are getting new cartridges for them this Christmas and they got new games for ... read more

  • Yay for the Frog!

    Apr 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, fun, keeps kid's attention.
    Cons: battery life.

    Summary: Ok one word to tell you how I feel about this Leapster. L O V E! And that’s just me! Now ask my 4-year-old daughter what she thinks of it! She loves it even more. She got it for Christmas 2006. What she likes the most is that hers is pink, of ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Great Product

    Dec 11, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: The Leapster Learning System is educational, affordable, and fun.
    Cons: The only thing I don't like is that there is not a rechargeable battery pack.

    Summary: The Leapster Learning System is one of the best investments I have ever made. I bought both of my daughter's these 3 years ago, for educational and entertainment purposes. I love this product because the games are kid appropriate and educational. I ... read more

  • Thank Heavens for Leapster!!

    Jan 16, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Educational, great size, portable for long road trips.
    Cons: Eats batteries very quickly!

    Summary: WOW.. a toy that my 4 1/2 year old daughter plays with everyday!. She L.O.V.E.S it and so do I. It is funny to play, easy to follow, great size for her little hands and it’s educational!! What more can we ask for!. I have gone on a shopping ... read more

  • Bought to prepare for kindergarten and more.

    Sep 12, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Educational FUN.... Helped me teach and prepare for kindergarten.
    Cons: Buy the battery charging system!

    Summary: I bought this instead of a gameboy to get my son ready for school. I needed extra help teaching him because he needed learning to be fun. I bought the spongebob game and the kindergarten game to start off with. He loved playing this because he thought ... read more

  • Leap and Learn

    Feb 21, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Educational but fun at the same time.
    Cons: a bit expensive on the extra cartridges

    Summary: A very good game for younger children. Lots of different and educational games, keeps children busy, and they have fun and learn at the same ... read more

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