This afternoon, I invited a few friends to come check out the LeapPad and Tag Reading System from LeapFrog. When I was selected to host a LeapFrog “Learn, Create, Share” Party, I was so excited! Not only did I receive free LeapFrog products in order to host (which did not, by the way, influence my opinions you see here), I also got to have my friends with kids about the same age as my girls come over and check them out.
I was especially excited because I recently purchased a LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Learning Game Systemfor Pumpkin for her fifth birthday at the end of this month. Having never owned a LeapFrog product before, I was curious as to how my kids would receive it. Well, at least that mystery is solved. The party ended two hours ago and they stillhaven’t put down the LeapPad. They’ve been creating videos, playing games and having a blast in general with it.
Not only did we play with the LeapPad and the Tag Reading System, but LeapFrogalso sent lots of fun activities and coloring pages to help build up skills in mathematics, cognitive development, reading and recognizing patterns. These are all things that the LeapPad and Tag Reading System help kids learn and develop as well.
I even made some Frog Cupcakes to go along with the LeapFrog party! These were super easy and everyone loved them. There were also lots of other fun snacks thanks to Desiree from Mommy Reporter, but I am super proud of how these came out!
The kids all really loved the LeapPad. The most popular game for all the girls was definitely the Art Studio app. They drew lots of pictures and really let their creativity shine through. The boys seem to enjoy the LeapSchool: Lights, Camera, Animals!app that I downloaded before the party. The Camera and Video app was also a big favorite. As a matter of fact, my girls haven’t put down the video since.
The kids also really enjoyed the Tag Reading System. We received the Interactive World Map to try out, but I think it was a bit too old for the kids we had. Although, Dumpling did really enjoy pointing out Hawaii to show everyone where her grandma lives. The books were a big hit, though!