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LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green

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Product Description

Introducing the ultimate learning game system! LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green puts kids in charge of the action! It delivers the high-quality gaming and fast-paced action of leading handheld game systems in a kid-tough design.

The LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green features include:

  • Snap videos or pictures with the built-in camera and video recorder, and keep your favorites handy with 2 GB of on-board memory! Edit your pics, share them with friends or put yourself in the game!
  • Control the action and turn up the fun with the all-new motion sensor! You can also drive the fun with kid-friendly controls, or use your finger or stylus to tap and trace on the touch screen.
  • Works with a library of more than 300 LeapFrog Explorer downloadable apps and action-packed educational games that develop key skills for school! Comes with 3 apps (Pet Pad, Escape of the Sillies - an exclusive LeapsterGS game and one app of your choice). Additional apps and games sold separately.
  • Get just the amount of challenge you need with auto-leveling games for math, science and problem solving, creativity and life skills and readingyou can even enter math sets and spelling lists from school in select games!
  • Parents can see and share their child's learning progress through the online LeapFrog Learning Path.
  • For children ages 4 to 9 years.
  • Requires 4 AA batteries (not included).

Additional Info

020364

2BC165E0

708431397002

39700

1.3 pounds

13.0 x 9.6 x 2.4

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Average Customer Rating:

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LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green
 
4.4

(based on 255 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (163)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (51)
  • Kid appropriate (50)
  • Easy to learn (39)
  • Easy to use (39)
  • Fun for kids (31)

Cons

  • Drains batteries (9)
  • Poor instructions (5)
  • Short battery life (5)
  • Battery consumption (4)
  • Poor design (4)

Best Uses

  • Young children (78)
  • Travel (36)
  • Entertainment (27)
  • Learning (24)
  • Home (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (30), Casual gamer (22), Casual driver (19), Education oriented (18), Gaming novice (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (97), No (27)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Fantastic Gaming system

I love this item. We just gave this to our son for his 4th birthday and he loves it. He really likes the pet pad game and drawing the letters to make the monkey...Read complete review

I love this item. We just gave this to our son for his 4th birthday and he loves it. He really likes the pet pad game and drawing the letters to make the monkey do different things. He laughs at all of them. I love that he is learning while playing and I will sit with him and go through the games with him. It didn't take him very long to figure out how to use it either. My parents gave him the Mr. Pencil game and he seems to like that pretty well too. The built in camera is great. He has been taking pictures like crazy and having fun drawing on them.

One of the problems I had was when I first downloaded the apps the camera stopped working so I found out from someone else's review on another site how to fix it. I guess it's a common problem. If you have the problem you just:

Click on the leapfrog icon on your computer
Turn the leapster on and connect to the computer
When your child's icon pops up click go
In the upper right corner click on settings and then repair.

Other then that and the batteries not lasting it's a great product and learning tool. I will be investing in rechargeable batteries. The other suggestion I have is that the battery compartment can be hard to open so follow the instructions on that and use both thumbs and press downward. I struggled with it until I read that on the directions.

Overall though we love it.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

LOVE LeapFrog Products BUT!!!

My children own tons of LeapFrog toys and games. We love that LeapFrog is educational but fun! That being said, we were really excited when Great Grandma bought our boys LeapFrog Leapsters for...Read complete review

My children own tons of LeapFrog toys and games. We love that LeapFrog is educational but fun! That being said, we were really excited when Great Grandma bought our boys LeapFrog Leapsters for Christmas. We knew being a previous owner of the LeapPad 1, set can take a long time in the eyes of a little one... so we took the time to set up the toy in advance. WELL, it took up nearly 30 minutes to get the battery door off the back of the unit. I tried. My husband tried. It was ridiculous. We pulled and tugged. Nothing. It wasn't until we got a mini pocket knife keychain thing-a-ma-jig and slipped the knife straight down but lined up with the arrows were we able to get the doors open. I am glad that we took the time on Christmas Eve to play with this because our kids would have been gravely disappointed otherwise had they had to wait. Besides the door, I know the product will be worthwhile. I'll be sure to update my review if my opinion should change! LeapFrog, please fix the door!!! (And by the way, we did have two units so I don't think it was a defective product unless I was lucky enough to get two of them!)

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3.0

my daughter loves this

By Grace

from Cranford, NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

We love the Leap pad because it is educational based and very good occupation for my children. My daughter plays with it a lot and it has helped her write the alphabet.

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5.0

My grandson loves this product

By Jean M

from Lagrange, Ohio

Verified Buyer

Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

It keeps my grandson occupied in the car. There are many game cartridges that you can buy so your child will never get bored. I buy the older games since they are alot cheaper than the new releases

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5.0

I have bought this product over and over

By mtobol

from Minnesota

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

      I first purchased this item when my kids were little, and they enjoyed them so much and it was games that teach rather than so many of the mindless techie stuff out there today. I then started buying for my grandchildren because it keeps them entertained on long trips, my then 3 year old grandson went on a vacation with us and so he was the first grandchild to get one, three days into our road trip he had learned his ABC by name sight and sound from playing with this unit. I have then bought for all my grandkids in the future it has games which can be bought for older kids as well so its truely a grow with you unit. I admit I enjoy watching the video's with the little ones and playing some of the games as well. But mostly love they want to play with it and they do learn.

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      4.0

      Great system for kids

      By Kolegirl

      from Sandy springs, GA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

      • Lacks Adjustability

      Best Uses

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        I got this for my 3 year old child who loves to play games on the IPad. I wanted to get a system where she is only playing educational games. The great thing about this game is it does not use internet so she can use it anyway and she is safe from the many inappropriate things on the Internet. The one down size is it is battery operated but you can by a separate rechargeable battery pack. Also to buy games you have to hook it up to a computer.

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        4.0

        Best of Learning/Teaching Toys and Games

        By Grandma April

        from St. Petersburg, FL

        About Me Casual Driver

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        Our grandson loves it and serves a purpose without him realizing it

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        5.0

        Fun Handheld Learning

        By JM the stay at home mom

        from Colorado

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        My kids love their Leapsters! They are such a user friendly, safe gaming system. My kids love the camera and video. I like how it can be hooked up to the computer, and games can be purchased and downloaded online. That way there's no physical cartridge to possibly get lost. Sometimes the screen needs to be reset if the stylus isn't interacting with it correctly, but it's very simple to fix and the online help to walk you through it is very easy. I'm also impressed at the durability of the Leapsters. This is the third Leapsters I've purchased, and it's a birthday gift for my youngest child. His two older sisters have had theirs for over a year, and they're still working great!

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        5.0

        My 4 year old grandson loves this!

        By grandmakate

        from springfield il

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        gift for my grandson

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        3.0

        Goes thru batteries like crazy

        By Melmed

        from Amarillo

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        I like leapfrog but it goes thru batteries

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE FROM TOYS R US

        By Disappointed Mom

        from Hermiston, OR

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        I love Leapster products....but serious issues with batteries on this one.

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        3.0

        Good apps but goes through batteries

        By Frustrated Dad

        from Woodbridge, VA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Games and Apps are good

        Cons

        • Games and Apps are pricey
        • Goes through batteries very quickly

        Best Uses

        • Educate children

        Comments about LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer - Green:

        Like the product but it goes through batteries. Using the system and the games/apps available are good for young children. System did not include a 9v adapter in the box, will not work with 9v adapter from an older Leapster model, and goes through AA batteries like crazy. The game/app cartridges are good but somewhat pricey. Also, ensure games state for the Leapster GS (may also state for LeapPad tablets); cartridges for LeapReader do not work with the Leapster GS.

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