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Lego Connects Mindstorms And Educators At CES
2013-01-07 20:27:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show, Danish toy maker Lego introduced a new third generation of its popular programmable robotics platform. Lego has officially unveiled the Mindstorms EV3, which the block maker promises will be more powerful than ever, while featuring auto-detection sensors and motors, as well as the ability for users to program directly onto intelligent bricks. These new kits will include cables, Lego...

2012-12-11 08:23:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment, and Festival Five Records today announced a partnership to bring the Grammy-winners Dan Zanes and Friends music to LeapFrog's award-winning learning platforms. Beginning mid-December, the playlists will be available for purchase in the "Music" section of the LeapFrog App Center for kids' learning tablets, LeapPad1(TM) and LeapPad2(TM), and learning video game...

2012-12-10 08:29:08

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad2(TM) as the #1 selling tablet and #1 toy in the UK, according to recent NPD data (NPD, YTD Week 45 2012). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "LeapPad2 is a global phenomenon that continues to experience strong momentum as we head into the holiday season," said Greg Ahearn, chief marketing officer at LeapFrog....

2012-11-30 12:24:27

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad2(TM) was the top voted item in the Educational Toys category of the prestigious Time to Play "People's Play" Awards. LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, was nominated among hundreds of holiday favorites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) The Time to Play "People's Play" Awards recognize the...

2012-11-28 08:32:49

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced five LeapFrog products won The National Parenting Center's highly coveted 2013 Seal of Approval. The next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, LeapPad2, the educational handheld video game system, LeapsterGS, the interactive Tag Get Ready for Kindergarten book for the #1 selling Tag(TM) Learn to Read System and the touch-enabled...

2012-11-21 08:22:16

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad2 was the most recognized kid's tablet of the year leading into the all-important holiday season. LeapPad2 was selected as a top toy by more kid, parenting and industry experts and retailers than any other kid's tablet, receiving 20 awards from prestigious U.S. organizations including the Dr. Toy, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Parents' Choice...

2012-11-20 08:30:56

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today unveiled its 2012 top toy wish list. This year's list features the most sought-after, award-winning toys for every age and every interest. Whether gift-givers are seeking a kid-tough tablet, educational handheld video game system, interactive map or learning toy, LeapFrog has something for every child. (Logo:...

2012-11-19 12:25:05

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapPad2(TM) and LeapsterGS(TM) were selected among the hundreds of entries received by the Toy Industry Association for the 2013 Toy of the Year Awards. LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, was nominated in the categories of "Educational Toy of the Year," "Innovative Toy of the Year" and "Preschool Toy of the Year."...

2012-11-13 08:29:42

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced four of its award-winning products were named on Amazon's 2012 Holiday Toy List. Included on the prestigious list are LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet, LeapsterGS, the ultimate learning video game system, and the Touch Magic Learning Bus, a unique touch-enabled toy. Each year Amazon evaluates thousands of products and...

2012-11-12 12:28:43

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech Electronics North America, LLC (http://vtechkids.com/) is excited to share a special Holiday toy deal every day through November. Available exclusively through vtechkids.com, there will be a great toy discounted every day. VTech has toys for all age groups from newborns, infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers to grade school kids up to the age of nine. With VTech's strong reputation for excellent quality, value and innovation at an...


Latest Educational toys Reference Libraries

Ballbot
2013-09-24 16:10:08

A ballbot is a mobile robot that moves and balances on one wheel. It is dynamically stable and capable of a larger range of movement than other types of robots, because it can maneuver better in tighter spaces. It runs on the same principles as those of an inverted pendulum, It is thought that this robot could make great personal or service robots in the future. Currently, ballbot robots can only traverse smooth surfaces, but it is thought that models could be easily adapted to move on rough...

Vtech V-Smile
2013-08-05 14:26:16

The V.Smile system developed by Vtech is a game system for educational purposes. It was developed for an age group between the ages of 3 and 6, but also offers other software for ages up to nine. It was originally released in 2004 and a second generation system was released in 2007. In 2008 the third generation system was released, called the V.Smile Pocket. The console connected to a television and used cartridges called a Smartridge. Smartridges were interchangeable between the first and...

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