Leapster Explorer and games for Christmas

Leapster Explorer and games for Christmas

Explore the Learning Fun with Leapster Explorer

From the maker of Leapster, the popular and award-winning educational gaming handheld, comes an entirely new experience in mobile learning... the Leapster Explorer.

Discover something new every day. With endless ways to play -- from games to e-Books, flash cards to videos, spelling to music, and personalised content - you can build the skills you need for school, unlock new topics and learn all about art, music, science, geography and more!

The Leapster Explorer handheld features hi-res graphics, a stylus to practice writing, and a powerful processor that allows for action-packed game play.Skill levels continually adjust for the optimum challenge in each subject and the handheld remembers your level from game to game.

Connect online to discover a world of fun and learning! Personalise your play and learning in LeapWorld where you can adopt a pet, play games and earn rewards.Leapster Explorer comes with a preloaded game and a Leaplet (a learning app download card).

With an 11-title launch library featuring favourite characters and licenses such as Dora, Disney Fairies, Toy Story, Ben 10, SpongeBob and more, kids will never run out of opportunities to explore.

Downloading Leaplet learning apps will extend the play experience and the snap-on Camera for photos and videos opens up a whole new world of exploring fun.Parents can connect to the free online LeapFrog Learning Path to see what their child is playing and learning, and explore ways to expand their child's learning journey.

Suitable for kids aged 4-9 years, the Leapster Explorer is available from all major retailers and independent toy stores for $139.99*ea.

Accessories can be purchased separately including additional game software $44.99*ea, Leaplets $19.99*ea, and snap-on Camera $29.99*ea.

For customer enquiries or more stockist information please contact Funtastic's Customer Care Line on 1800 244 543.

Review: An ideal Christmas present, Leapster Explorer allows children to engage in games that entertain and help them to learn through recognisable characters. Leapster is great for holidays & car trips, as it's small enough to travel, but provides hours of entertainment.

Software Library (RRP $44.99*ea)

Suitable for children ages 4 to 7 years, Pre-Kindergarten to 1st grade:

Dora the Explorer: Dora's Worldwide Rescue

By navigating the globe to visit Egypt, China, Australia, and Peru, kids can learn Spanish words and become experts in local animals, food, clothing, and landscapes. Teaches social studies and culture, Spanish vocabulary, and map skills.

Disney Princess: Pop-Up Story Adventure

As they prepare Cinderella for the ball and unlock Belle's story, kids can learn about music and practice phonics and early reading skills. Seven mini-games are woven into this 3-D, pop-up-book adventure. Teaches phonics skills, story comprehension, letters, musical rhythm and pitch.

Disney Pixar Toy Story 3

Kids can play as Buzz or Woody as they use phonics and spelling skills to move around this life-size interactive board game and compete in 15 challenging missions, to save the toys from the Caterpillar Room. Teaches phonics skills, spelling, physical science, and letters.

Globe: Earth Adventures

Kids get to explore the continents in a biplane, finding exotic locations and competing in fast-paced challenges as they test their knowledge of geography, landmarks, map skills, animals, cultural facts, and more. Teaches geography, map skills, world culture, and animals.

The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Plushy Rescue

While learning addition, more than/less than, problem-solving , and animal facts, children build their karate skills and avoid Zookeeper Alice. Kids can also develop their logic skills by assembling tricky puzzles to overcome gorilla-sized obstacles, as well as learn about endangered species and learn what sounds they make. Teaches addition, subtraction, animal facts, logic and reasoning skills.

Mr Pencil Saves Doodleberg

Kids help save the town of Doodleberg using creativity skills, while learning to write letters and numbers, as well as lines, shapes, and objects. Players can create their own art using cool tools, colours, filters, stamps and effects. Kids can even become animators by creating their very own flip book. Teaches number-writing, letter-writing, shapes, art and drawing.

Suitable for children from 5 to 8 years old, Kindergarten to 2nd grade:

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Kids can learn about animals, DNA, and geography as they try to stop Dr. Animo in this exciting action adventure. Five exciting worldwide levels also let players explore geography as they transform themselves into 10 different alien forms and apply their science skills to defeat Dr. Animo. Teaches geography, animal facts, life science, map skills.

Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

Players can customise their learning by choosing from 20 different maths skills to practice as they help Tinker Bell finish the scepter in time for the Autumn Revelry. Eight different NeverLand locations await kids, including Pixie Hollow, Havendish Stream, and a sunken pirate ship, as they pilot the Pixie Dust Express. Teaches early algebra, multiplication, subtraction, and addition.

Wolverine and the X-Men

Players can customise their learning by choosing their own spelling words from a 12,000-word database, then help Wolverine on his mission to reunite the X]Men team and save mutant-kind. Eight action-packed levels and four locations let kids use letter skills and vowel know-how to battle their way to victory. Teaches letters, word-building, phonics skills, and spelling.

Suitable for children from 6 to 9 years old, 1st grade to 3rd grade:

SpongeBob SquarePants: Fists of Foam

Kids' mighty maths skills will help them kick, chop, and think their waythrough a sea of hidden dangers as they help SpongeBob and Patricksave Sandy using geometry, knowledge of place value, and fractionsexpertise. Teaches geometry, fractions and number place value.

Leaplet Learning Apps (RRP $19.99*ea)

Leaplets are downloadable learning apps that come in the following broad rangeof forms . e-books, videos, game apps, flash cards, and expansion content.e-books videos game apps

Camera Accessory (RRP $29.99*ea)

The Leapster Explorer Camera is a cool accessory that snaps easily intothe Explorer peripheral slot. Kids can take photos and videos forcustomising, displaying, and sharing in galleries. Fun activities likedistorting and adding effects to images, then porting them intogames or making music videos, are just a few options.

There's a whole new world to explore with Leapster Explorer.

The Leapster Explorer handheld gaming unit (RRP $139.99*ea) and accessories (Software RRP $44.99*ea; Leaplets RRP $19.99*ea; and Camera RRP $29.99*ea) are available from all major retailers and independent toy stores.

For customer enquiries or more stockist information please contact Funtastic's Customer Care Line on 1800 244 543.