Get in on the game! Play as Buzz or Woody as you use your phonics skills to move your way around this interactive board game and compete in 16 challenging missions!
• Play 16 educational mini-games to save the toys from the Caterpillar Room.
• Move around the game board by counting the sounds in words.
• Learn about force as you launch Buzz from a cannon.
• Teaches letters, phonics skills, spelling and physical science. Appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 years (grades pre-K to 1).
• Works with LeapPad1™ & LeapPad2 learning tablets and Leapster Explorer™ & LeapsterGS game systems (sold separately).
Disney/Pixar elements © Disney/Pixar
Toy Industry Association: TOTY Award - Educational Toy of the Year
The Doctors, December 17, 2010
Title: Healthy Holiday Giveaways
“Leapster Explorer is one of the hottest items this holiday.”
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, December 16, 2010
Title: Toys For Tots Donation
“Toys ‘R’ Us has donated over $1 million worth of toys including this Leapster Explorer by LeapFrog, and that’s fun for little kids. They learn and explore and they leap!”
Associated Press, December 16, 2010
Title: Gift Guide: Techie kids’ toys for every age group
“LeapFrog's Leapster Explorer ($70, ages 4-9) skews slightly older with a design that looks like a handheld gaming system. Indeed, it uses games to teach kids reading, match, geography, science and music. The Explorer also has a camera for taking photos and recording video.
CNBC Squawk Box, December 15, 2010
Title: Santa’s Most Wanted Toys
“Leapster Explorer is a very hot, handheld electronic learning device [that is] what you get your kid before you get them a Nintendo DS.”
Parenting.com, December 13, 2010
Title: Best Educational Electronic Toy Gift Guide
My Own Leaptop, Tag, and Leapster Explorer were included in Parenting.com’s “Best Educational Electronic Toy” gift guide for the holidays.
USA Weekend Magazine, December 12, 2010
Title: The Best New Toys of the Season
“This durable handheld device [Leapster Explorer] delivers age-appropriate games, videos and e-books.”
CNN Saturday Morning, December 11, 2010
Title: Best Tech Gifts
“Leapster Explorer has the ability to help teach math, science, geography and phonics with characters kids know and love.”
Good Morning America, December 2, 2010
Title: Top Toys of 2010
“Leapster Explorer is a nice game-oriented educational gift where kids have fun and learn.”
New York Times, December 1, 2010
Title: Tech Toys to Keep Your Gift Budget in Balance
“VTech’s MobiGo is the cheapest and easiest to use, featuring a qwerty keyboard, although the games don’t teach as effectively as the Leapster Explorer, Leapfrog’s first major overhaul of the Leapster line, with a newer, brighter screen.”
5.37 x 6.37 x .7 inches