Monday, September 16, 2013

Ready, Set, Read and write! LeapFrog #LeapReader Review

Disclaimer:  All LeapFrog products featured in this post was provided to me to host an at home party.  I was in no way paid to write this post.  All opinions are my own.

Ready, Set, Read and write!  LeapFrog Review

Being a parent for over 5 years now I have discovered that there are some brands you can always count on.  For my family LeapFrog happens to be one of those brands.  From the time my kids were really small we have been buying them LeapFrog products.  First it was their Scout puppies, then the learning keyboard game system, DVDS, writing books and so much more.
I love that they have the perfect product for every age.

Recently I was given the chance to host a LeapReader party!  I'm sure you know I jumped at the chance :).

My party pack included:
* 2 LeapReader sets ~ LeapReader engages kids in imaginative stories.  Taking our kids right into the story.  My 5 year old is learning to read and I love that he can take the pen and point to a word.  This is the best way for little ones to learn he can hear the word and see the word.  After doing it so many times my little guy easily picked the word up!  I am so proud of him and was surprised that after a few tries he was able to read words he didn't know before!  Plus it helps that some of the story is read in his favorite character's voice.

*LeapReader Book: Learn to Write Letters with Mr Pencil.  As always I love the fun characters that LeapFrog has!  They really engage little kids with characters like Dot, Dash and Mr. Pencil. In this particular book my kids were able to practice writing  and the alphabet with the LeapReader, and learn about upper- and lowercase letters and letter sounds.  It was perfect for my little guys age group.

*LeapReader 3D Book: Disney Pixar Monsters University- This was by far the biggest hit at the party!  Not all the parents would let me show photos of their kids, but the few that did I am sure you can see how crazy they went over this one!  The kids could be heard yelling Mike and Sulley!!  My poor dogs thought we were under attack lol.

*LeapReader Tag- My party pack suggested I play a fun game where I give each of the kids part of a word and tell them to find the child with the other part of their word.  The kids loved it!!  At home when my little guys played by themselves they put out all the words in a pile and played a matching game with them.
 I was also given:
Branded invites 
Themed activities and easy-to-make recipes 
Valuable information to share with other parents and teachers- Demos/fact sheets.

I'm sure you know the kids had a blast, but since you are an adult looking for LeapFrog LeapReader information I want to go more in detail about the products.
The LeapReader targets 3 main areas and helps children build skills.  These areas are reading, writing and listening.  Everyone is in back to school mode and as a mom with a Kindergarten I know what its like to be worrying if they are reading at the proper level.  I really feel that by using LeapReader we can help young children be confident readers.  The books are easy to use so little ones don't become confused and frustrated.  They also come in some many books and styles that it easy to find something for everyone!  
I also love the work sheets my son is having an issue writing letters and all the extra practice helps!  With his LeapReader pen its takes "work" and makes it play.  So he doesn't mind learning!

  This is the first time my family has ever used the flash cards and I'm so amazed by them!  They kept all the kids at the party highly engaged   I'm sure you know with a room full a kids keeping all of them engaged is usually impossible.  It is helping my son with word build and rhyming.  He now sees why bat and cat rhyme since the last letters are the same.

The LeapReader library has 150+ books, maps, flash cards, book sets, learn to write sets, audio books, music albums and trivia challenge activities.

Nothing makes a parent happier then to see pride on their child's face.  My little guys are so proud of themselves when they learn something new and thanks to LeapReader I have seen that proud look on their face's quite often in the past few days :)  

If you want to learn more please see my links below:
Disclaimer:  All LeapFrog products featured in this post was provided to me to host an at home party.  I was in no way paid to write this post.  All opinions are my own.


  1. I love Leapfrog products very educational and fun! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Leapfrog always has such great products every year! I wish they were around when I was a kid!

  3. We've always loved LeapFrog products. My son had just about all of them when he was younger!

  4. Leapfrog always makes me want to become a kid again. Their products made learning to be fun.

  5. LeapFrog is such a great product. Sounds like you guys had a great time

  6. LeapFrog has a great selection of products and the quality is good too. Looks like kids had a really good time at the party.

    Fan R @TeddyOutReady

  7. We love LeapFrog, this looks like a great reading tool!

  8. I wish LeapFrog had been around when my kids were little. The products sound great.

  9. LeapFrog has so many great products. My son has the leapster tag reader he really likes and it helps him through tough words. Now my daughter is using it to help her learn how to read

  10. I love LeapFrog. I can't wait for Madison to get a little older where can enjoy things such as these. The kids looked like they had a lot of fun at the party and happy to know the flash cards are working for you.

  11. This looks super cool. My two oldest could definitely use this. I am going to have to check it out. My boys love learning when it is fun.

  12. I am love LeapFrog. Well, anything educational and this is for sure educational! Thanks for sharing.

  13. What a fun party! Glad they had so much fun

  14. I love leap frog products!! this looks so cool!