Skip to main content

LeapReader™ "Ready, Set, Read & Write" Party

      I get so many amazing opportunities as a blogger to not only try some of the best new products but to share in my experience with friends, family and my readers. Recently I was given the chance to host a fun party from Leap Frog and MomSelect. My LeapReader "Ready, Set, Read & Write" Party was such a blast! We were hoping to be able to have it at school but the the bookfair in town it was just to busy, so we had a couple friends over after school one day so that we could see just how much fun these were.
 
Our Party Pack!
       The kids were super excited to see all the neat things that there was to try, and even with two LeapReaders boy was it hard for everyone to find their good sharing manners! I even giggled a little because my 10 year old found it the hardest to remember that he had to share. Until the kids really got into them I didn't know how much these Leap Readers really did so let me share with you!

My 10 year old not sharing ;) he likes Cars apparently the best.lol
Learning to write your letters and numbers, step by step!
      First of course we had to try the option of writing, and if I was thinking I would have made videos for all of these and not just pictures! It is really neat because as you learn to write your letters it gets more and more advanced. It tells you just where to put your pen and what direction to go so that your child is able to complete, on their own!
With different options like hearing letters, sounds and words
each developmental level can learn.
The LeapReader comes with a variety of different options for different age groups and reading levels. They are geared towards children ages 4-8 years old but with learning cards on the human body, solar system and more it could easily be for older children, I know my 10 year old has really enjoyed playing with these.
Older level books ask questions and require interaction seeing what you child knows can be so amazing
Sometimes they just have fun listening to the story as well.
We had so much fun with our party and my kids 
can't wait to dive further into these learning 
tools. Since we were unable to host at school and have a chance of great prizes I decided we only needed one in our house and we are donating the other LeapReader to my daughters school :)

**We received the above mentioned products as part of the MomSelect Program. Thank you Leap Frog and MomSelect for this opportunity.**

Comments

Melanie B said…
I love these readers, both Megan and Jordan are using them very well!

Popular posts from this blog

Homemade Fly Traps

We all love summer but as the weather gets warmer the flies get worse and worse. We have a bush out front of our house that I swear just attracts every fly in town! I wanted to get rid of them but I didn't want to kill all the wonderful butterflies it also attracts. So I went about finding a new way to kill them all. I had some empty Tazo tea bottles I simply poked a pen sized whole in the top, added 1/2 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of dish soap, and 1 tablespoon of syrup.Now I do find that these work better if you place them in the sun :O) If you want to use a bigger container simply multiply the ingredients. Make sure your hole is only about the size of a pen cap! Then they can't seem to get back out.lol

Putting On Girl Scout Badges With A Flat Iron

I love helping all my little daisies earn badges, but as a mom I hate putting them on. Lol I saw an idea on Pinterest a while back to use a flat iron so I thought I'd give it a try.  It worked really well but I do have a couple suggestions. First make sure your badge  is exactly where you want them. Unlike an iron this causes the glue to melt very fast! Second count I 3-4 and it is probably done! Lastly you will likely have to apply pressure to the end pinching it tight. Overall it worked very well and I will probably keep putting badges on this way :)

Jello Hard Candy

Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need:
2 Cups of Sugar
2 Cups of Water
1 Package Sugar Free Jello
A candy Thermometer

Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I like to dust mine …