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December 01, 2008

Parent Club Review - Leapster 2

The Parent Club test panel gave thumbs-up reviews to Leapster 1 back in 2007. How would Leapster 2 do in the hands of our honest parent and child test panel?...

Another thumbs up for LeapFrog! This company is reliable for fun and education. The panel parents applauded LeapFrog
on packaging the Leapster games with the tag "works with all Leapster systems". Our wallets thank you!

The new generation of Leapster games are also expanded for for Leapster 2. Kids can play on the go, and then connect their handhelds to your home computer for extra online games, activities, and fun rewards they've earned. Parents connect to get updates about what their child is learning.

The games (those tested are pictured above and below)were fun, challenging and age appropriate. Parent Club kid test panelists (who ranged from 4-9 years old) all raved about the games.


The Leapster 2 is different from Leapster 1 as it is more compact and does not have the protective shield. However, you can purchase (separately of course) a carrying case.

Parent Club parent test panels (who would not give their ages - we can't blame them) had positive feedback. One parent stated "My kids LOVED this game! They were, each, doing math and spelling -- at the same time as using fine motor skills. I'm impressed.

Another parent noted "My pre-reader could easily figure out how to play the games."

In general, Parents appreciated the system having volume control and headphone capabilities.

Leapster 2 is well worth the value in terms of cost, education and fun. Parent Club approved!

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1 Comments:

At December 1, 2008 at 11:41 AM , Blogger The Happy Mom said...

Thanks for the review-my daughter had the Leapster one and really enjoyed it and this year my sister bought the Leapster 2 for her 3 yr. old twins. Such a cool toy! :)

 

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