Leap Frog Leappad Learning System Reviews

Leap Frog Leappad Learning System

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  • Don't be chicken, try the frog.. “To inspire, educate, amuse.” ~*~ LeapPad® Learning Center

    Jan 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interactive, Educational,Included Book Offers a Variety of Activities
    Cons: Wand -- Might Become Damaged if child is abrasive.

    Summary: Founded in 1995 by a lawyer Mike Wood LeapFrog was birthed from a Fathers desire to provide his son with a phonic teaching product that would inspire, educate, and amuse. These learning systems have accomplished the intended task, and as an early ... read more

  • A great reading tool

    Feb 17, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Helps child learn to read Games to play Volume control Headphone jack
    Cons: The cost was a lot.

    Summary: We bought the Leap Frog Leap Pad for our daughter when she was 5 years old (on her 5th birthday). The reasons we bought it for her was because we figured it would be a great learning tool to help her learn to read in an interesting and fun way. ... read more

  • Great educational toy!

    Dec 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: This educational toy makes learning fun for kids because it is interactive.
    Cons: This toy can become expensive because you have to keep buying books.

    Summary: The Leap Frog Leap pad Learning System is a great educational toy! My daughter has one and loves reading stories with it. It is interactive , so it keeps her attention. Reading is definitely fun with this toy. What is great is that you can purchase ... read more

  • Take a leap Into learning

    May 15, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: bright colorful pages, stories and games cover full range of curriculum, robust construction
    Cons: need to keep stock of batteries, need to buy yet more books and cartridges

    Summary: ~~~Why I am Doing this Review~~~ After my children owning two versions of this toy and playing with them for the past two and a half years, I decided it was time to sit down and write a review on this toy. With the time that has gone by, I can see how ... read more

  • Leap Frog Learning System

    Apr 24, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: pen attached, simple, variety, shuts off automatically.
    Cons: Volume, loose disks, paper pages in books.

    Summary: My son received this as a gift when he turned 3. As a parent I thought this product was marvellous. I thought what kid wouldn't want to learn how to read or do math? My son is now 5 and the leap frog just continues to collect dust on his shelf. I ... read more

  • LeapPad Learning System or the LeapPad Plus Microphone – Which One Do You Need?

    Jan 14, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A fun, relatively quiet, somewhat education toy
    Cons: Need to keep buying expensive books

    Summary: We first met our LeapPad Learning System just after Thanksgiving, when my daughter received it as an early Christmas present. Then for Christmas a LeapPad Plus Microphone was added to our collection. The standard system now lives at grandma’s ... read more

  • Love the LeapPad, great learning experience!!!

    Oct 21, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Can't think of a better learning tool for reading and thinking and fun!! #1 Toy!
    Cons: Don't have any. Any toy cost money and this one is well worth it!

    Summary: This is an awesome learning tool for children. I have the My First LeapPad for my 3 yr. old, actually got it when she was 2. Then I got the LeapPad for my 5 yr. old when she was 3 1/2 - 4 yrs. old. They loved them! I have purchased many books for it an ... read more

  • Very helpful and educational, requires some getting used to.

    Oct 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: - Informative, educational and entertaining. - flexibility, extended usability.
    Cons: - Bit expensive. -Books expensive. -Forget initialize page -> wrong information. -Game timing needs adjustments.

    Summary: We bought the leapPad for our 3 years old after months of touting with the idea. Finally I think we made the right decision waiting, and a right decision buying it. Basic Description The idea of the game is simple, you have a basic pad housin ... read more

  • A very good thing to help with teaching reading.

    Jul 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational,fun,and teaches reading.
    Cons: Batteries run out too fast, have to purchase separate books.

    Summary: We bought the Leap Pad system in 2000 when out daughter was 4 years old. She had seen it on TV and w ... read more

  • Leap into replacement parts

    May 24, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of great books for kids to use, wonderful ciriculum.
    Cons: Replaces parent child interaction, pen wears out easily, very delicate product breaks easily

    Summary: Ok, I know this is the best thing since..well television. It gets kids thinking and using their imagination and YES its even better for them than TV. You can purchase books about anything, even learn other languages. If you get the leap ... read more

  • An Excellent Learning Tool

    May 24, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: wonderful interactive learning system
    Cons: a little pricey

    Summary: The Leappad learning system is one of the best in its class. My seven-year-old son has ADHD, but he will play with his Leappad for hours! He is learning to read, so he likes the chapter books that are available. Each book also has interactive games for ... read more

  • Best toy I ever Purchased!!

    Apr 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Educational Fun Interesting
    Cons: Can't come up with any

    Summary: THIS TOY IS GREAT!! My son has had his for a while now and I think he is the only 6 year old who knows where most of the states are!! It's great family fun too especially with the map. It is very fun for him as well. He will sit and play with it for ... read more

  • I am 50/50 on this product

    Apr 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Plenty of other books
    Cons: Speaks to quick for smaller children

    Summary: My son received this as a gift this past Christmas (2002) and he was just over 3 years old. His Grandmother thought for sure he would love every minute of working with it, and he does, but someone needs to help him to use it. We received ... read more

  • Why the Capitol of the US is Moscow.......LeapPad by LEAP FROG

    Apr 16, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very portable, holds attention, interactive, colorful, sturdy, spiral books
    Cons: misplaced receptors cause many errors, books easily ripped from spiral, expensive

    Summary: "The capitol of the United States is Moscow." "The President of the United States is Gorbachev." Those were just two of the responses most often given by school children (many of them older ages) to simple questions given ... read more

  • Look Mommy, I can memorize!

    Mar 26, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: a 5 yo can use it by themselves; pen is attached
    Cons: not sure what this "teaches" or what kids learn with it

    Summary: You can call me crazy or call me old fashioned, but when I was a kid back in the late 60s/early 70s all it took to learn how to read was an index finger and those all too famous sentences, "See Spot Run and See Dick, See Jane -run Dick run, run Jane ... read more

  • It's a great learning tool

    Mar 25, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent learning tool, even my 3-year old can use it
    Cons: pen cord gets in the way, book pages rip very easily

    Summary: My husband and I purchased the LeapPad system for our 3 year old last Christmas because he loves gadgets and playing games on the computer. We showed him how to click on the green circle and then on items on each page and he was ready to go! ... read more

  • very good

    Mar 3, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational
    Cons: none

    Summary: I love the leap frog reader that I bought for my daughter. She has learned numbers, state capitals, music etc. I love to see her face light up every time she turns on her leap frog. I like that you can replace the book if you get bored with the one you ... read more

  • Wonderful investment for our 4, (now 7yr. daughter)

    Feb 27, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Grows with the child..
    Cons: Needs compartment to store small disks.

    Summary: This toy can grow with your child from 4-8 years of age. We purchased this for Christmas for our daughter several years ago, and she is still delighted to receive new levels of books each year. She will spend at least an hour on average, going through ... read more

  • I Can Wread Dis,

    Feb 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Helpful activities, independent learning, easy to use. Good stories.
    Cons: Battery replacement.

    Summary: My granddaughter needed this system. She could not pronounce a lot of words properly and would get embarrassed and shy if we tried to help her learn to use the sounds correctly. She would usually end up feeling bad about herself and this made her ... read more

  • The Leappad: A Worthwhile Investment For Now & Future!

    Jan 17, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fascinating for everyone...grows with child!
    Cons: cord on pen is a bit stiff/awkward, cartridges & books hard to store safely

    Summary: The leappad is an interesting looking system. It is usually lime green & blue but it is available (harder to find) in purple/pink. The blue/green is practical if you have boys & girls...that's what I bought although my daughter would have preferred the ... read more

  • Makes Learning Fun...Way to Go Leap Frog!!!

    Jan 17, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Endless Possibilities to teach your child.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I am home schooling my 5 soon to be 6 year old daughter, and this product has enabled me to begin introducing her to "lessons" without feeling pressured. She works at her own pace, and the numerous books keeps it interesting. I don't have to twist her ... read more

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