Kid Tested: LeapFrog Tag Junior
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LeapFrog has introduced something that is perfect for our little book worm – the Tag Jr. This awesome book reader tells the story, makes the noises and reads each page in the order he wants them to. It gives him the power to go as fast or as slow as he would like, while listening to stories about some of his favorite friends(Dora, Backyardigans and Dr. Seuss).

Out of the box, the Tag Jr. is almost ready to go. LeapFrog includes a book(If I Were) to get you started and it is pre-loaded onto the reader. Just add batteries (2AAA) and your child is on their way.

Working on the same technology as LeapFrog‘s original Tag reader, the Tag Jr. connects to your computer to download more books(up to 6 at a time). Once loaded the Tag Jr. is smart enough to know the difference between each book and can go from one to the other. The technology is genius and so convenient.

In order to make life easy for myself and to reduce my son’s anxiety level, I loaded on a bunch of books I planned to buy after I installed the software.

When they went on sale, I bought them and then they were ready to use as soon as I got them home.

As a bonus, the Tag Jr. allows parents to program their child’s name. Just like My Pal Scout, the reader greats your child by name when the Tag Jr. is powered on.

I am very fond of the LeapFrog’s Tag Jr., but not as fond as my son. He LOVES this thing and sits for hours going from one book to another. The fact that it just ‘knows’ to make the sound effects and say the right words makes him so happy. That’s why I don’t mind spending a bit more for the books because I know all of the extras that come with it.

I highly recommend the Jr. for kids that are between the ages of 2-4. It’s rounded shape makes it easy for little ones to hold and move around the pages.

WIN IT!! LeapFrog offered one Growing Your Baby reader the chance to win A Tag Junior($40 value)!

Congratulations to Susan H!

Thank you to the sites that blogged about our giveaway:




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SAHM of 2 boys and founder of GrowingYourBaby.com, World Traveled Family and The World We Share. When I'm not running around after my boys, I'm looking for our next vacation spot!

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  1. Michelle b says:

    My fav leapfrog Product is leapster 2 i also like
    Counting Candles Birthday Cake

  2. Erin Lowmaster says:

    I like the LeapFrog® Learn & Groove Musical Table!

  3. Carol says:

    I love My Pal Violet

  4. Carol says:

    Twitter follow cdziuba

  5. amy p says:

    I love my pal scout

  6. amy p says:

    I follow u on twitter. 1amypugmire

  7. Angela says:

    My kids really love the Fridge Phonics, and it’s been so great with teaching them letters and beginning spelling! They would LOVE this Tag system!

  8. Melissa Turcotte says:

    I LOVE all LeapFrog products but I have to say the DVD’s are my favourite! When my oldest two were learning their ABC’s, they were a fantastic tool!

  9. pam r. says:

    My kids both love their Leappads

  10. Vicky H. says:

    I like the Didj system.

  11. Jill L says:

    I think the Zippity game system looks pretty fun for the little ones.

  12. Sue E says:

    I also like the AlphaPet Explorer. Thanks for the chance!

  13. Jonnie H says:

    My favorite is the Fridge Phonics, both my kids have used it and it’s still going strong.

  14. Nancy says:

    We havent’ used leap frog product in YEARs because of Ty’s sensory stuff but he just started using his musical table again. I would love to see if there is more he would like and I think books and THIS would work awesome

  15. Stephanie V. says:

    the zippity and leapster 2 both look fantastic too
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  16. Elizabeth I says:

    I like the Fridge Phonics, but a few letters are missing…I am not sure who to blame the 4 year old or 1 year old….or did my husband knock some off while opening the fridge?

  17. Rebecca Graham says:

    I like the Leapfrog text and learn.

  18. Rebecca Graham says:

    Following on Twitter: rhoneygee

  19. Letessha says:

    The Leapfrog zippity.

  20. Letessha says:

    follow on twitter/dahliamomma

  21. Kristi C says:

    My favorite is the Didj.

  22. Susan C says:

    The Leapster 2 is my favorite-it looks like fun!
    smchester at gmail dot com

  23. Susan C says:

    I am following on Twitter as ptowngirl.
    smchester at gmail dot com

  24. lisa w says:

    My favourite Leapfrog product is Fridge Phonics…it’s awesome.

  25. Kim says:

    The LeapFrog® Learn & Groove Musical Table is really cute

  26. April J says:

    My favorite is the Leapster 2.

  27. Linda says:

    I like the Didj

  28. mickeyfan says:

    I love the Fridge Phonics.

  29. Michelle Draveski says:

    I love the musical table

  30. Christina G. says:

    My favorite Leapfrog product is the Tag Reading in Action Gift Pack for Boys. Thanks for the giveaway!

  31. Christina G. says:

    I followed on twitter (sunnyview99).

  32. Niecey says:

    My favorite leapfrog product is the leapster2.

  33. Niecey says:

    I follow on twitter

    @goodieslist

  34. Jeni says:

    I like the leapfrog 2

  35. Kate says:

    I love the Tag pen my 4 year old has – he is using right now as I write. I would love the Tag jr for my 2 year old

  36. Mary says:

    My fav is the Leapster 2

  37. Deirdre says:

    my daughter loves her Fridge Phonics and my son loves the Phonics Radio!

  38. chrisie ward says:

    I love the My Pal Violet.

  39. Noreen says:

    we have fridge alphabet and my daughter loves it so much

  40. Jenn H says:

    We have the Fridge Phonics Magnetic Alphabet and my girls love it.

  41. Brittney says:

    LeapFrog® Learn & Groove Musical Table

  42. Amanda says:

    My favorite LeapFrog product is the ClickStart. :)

  43. Jill Myrick says:

    My favorite Leapfrog product is My Pal Scout.

    Thank you so much for the chance to win.

    jweezie43[at]aol[dot]com

  44. Jill Myrick says:

    I am following via Twitter as jlsc123.

    jweezie43[at]aol[dot]com

  45. Tina Hunter says:

    My daughter loves the Fridge Phonics.

  46. ReggieMann says:

    My favorite LeapFrog product is the Click Start My First Computer Pink

  47. ky2here says:

    Fridge PHonics is our favorite product.

  48. ky2here says:

    Following on twitter as ky2here and here’s my tweet:

    http://twitter.com/ky2here/status/6237691923

  49. Tarah says:

    I like the Tag Dr. Seuss Reading Gift Pack

  50. Annette E says:

    The Didj looks like a lot of fun.

  51. Miranda @ Keeper of the Cheerios says:

    I love the Leapfrog Zippity game system. My 3 year old would LOVE to play games.. then he wouldn’t be so jealous while we’re playing on the wii. I also really like their Fridge Phonics toy, my mother has it on her fridge and my son sits there and plays with it for hours. They have such great toys for kids that really inspire learning.

  52. Christie says:

    The Didj Handheld is my favorite. Very portable and handy for shopping trips, in the car etc.

  53. Erma says:

    I love My Pal Scout.

  54. DEBIJOT says:

    I like the My Pal Scout.

  55. Melissa says:

    I love the fridge phonics! I have been wanting to get the jr. for my little one but I don’t think we’ll get it this year unles we win!

  56. Sheila Hickmon says:

    I like the Leapfrog Zippity! Thanks!

  57. Sheila Hickmon says:

    I follow you on twitter as mom2anutball!

  58. Melissa G says:

    I have been playing with the Tag JR at the store, I also was checking out the Leap Frog My Pal Scout! Thanks

  59. Melissa G says:

    I sent a tweet, thank you RE http://bit.ly/7ZVN8m

  60. pixie13 says:

    I like My Pal Scout. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  61. Katrina says:

    My daughter likes fridge phonics and the fridge animals

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

    I just love their products!

  62. Kristin says:

    My boys love the learn and groove table as well as the fridge phonics.

  63. Talitha Lee says:

    The Leapster is by far my fav product! Thanks for the contest!

  64. Christina says:

    My favorite is the Alphabug.

  65. Christina says:

    I’m following you on twitter now (chidek)

  66. Ellie W says:

    My favorite is the Leapfrog Zippity.

  67. Angela G says:

    My favorite product is the Leapster 2!

  68. Angela G says:

    I follow you on twitter ag1414

  69. CINDY says:

    i like the leapster 2

  70. shawna says:

    I like the Leapster 2.

  71. Stephanie G. says:

    My favorite Leapfrog Product is by far the Leapster2 Handheld

  72. Stephanie G. says:

    I follow on twitter and “RT”:
    http://twitter.com/sgrant2005/status/6282282259

  73. Larry (cakeblast) says:

    My other favorite Leapfrog product is My Pal Scout!

  74. Christy says:

    I actually like the Little Leaps games. It’s kind of hard to find those now but my daughter loves them.

  75. Angela Winesburg says:

    I love the Zippity game system, thanks!

  76. kristy says:

    My Pal Scout looks like he would be fun for my nephew

  77. Rondah says:

    I like the fridge phonics
    zachsgran1 at yahoo dot com

  78. Kristie says:

    I would love the Tag Reader for my oldest! :-)

  79. Rebecca Peters says:

    I love the leapster 2

  80. MelodicMom says:

    My favorite is the Zippity Learning System.

  81. MelodicMom says:

    I follow you on twitter as MelodicMom

  82. kendra says:

    leapster is a great product ~~many thanks for the giveaway !

  83. Jammie says:

    My favorite leap frog product is the Didj. I think it would be tons of fun.

  84. Julie Moe says:

    After the LeapTag Jr, I like the Leapster 2

  85. Julie Moe says:

    Follow on twitter @juliemeagan

  86. Paula H says:

    I like My Pal Scout. It looks like a cool toy.

  87. Paula H says:

    I follow on Twitter- @ksh123

  88. Donna L says:

    I would like to give my granddaughter the Leapfrog Zippity. It looks like so much fun.

  89. Kristen says:

    My son loves his Hug & Learn Baby Tad.

  90. Kristen says:

    I follow on Twitter @kris10chumley

  91. Heather G. says:

    My favorite Leapfrog product is the Leapster 2. My son loves that thing and the games are fantastic! It’s educational and kids think it’s fun!

    hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

  92. Heather G. says:

    I follow you on twitter!
    My id is hgarland……

    hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

  93. Dave says:

    We don’t yet own any LeapFrog products, but looking over the website, I would love to get my little nephew the Tag Junior Winnie the Pooh Gift Pack. He loves Winnie the Pooh and this would encourage him to start reading on his own. Thank you for the chance to win.

  94. Sonya says:

    We love the Leapster 2!

  95. chastidy says:

    I love the Zippity :)

  96. Rosey says:

    The Fridge DJ is my favorite LeapFrog item…but I have many, many, many that I really like.

  97. rajee says:

    I like the LeapFrog® Learn & Groove Musical Table!

  98. rajee says:

    twitter follower @momsfocus

  99. Dddiva says:

    I like the Didj.

  100. Rhonda says:

    I also like the text and learn

  101. Shelley Mitchell says:

    Both my kids have the leap pads and absolutely love them. I would love to give this prize to my nephew!

  102. Tanya says:

    I like the alphapet explorer
    tmc480 at yahoo dot com

  103. Aniela says:

    My favorite is the Leapster.

  104. christina singer says:

    I really want the tag reader jr for my grand daughter. My youngest son had the original leap pad system and it was wonderful.

  105. roseh2o19 says:

    the tag jr is my fav

  106. Jennifer M says:

    We like the Learn and Groove Musical Table.

  107. Lisa says:

    I like My Pal Scout, I got him as one of my son’s Christmas gifts, I’m sure he’ll love it =)

  108. Sue says:

    The Tad learning dvd’s! These are truly the greatest! Helped my son learn letters, numbers, etc. Thanks for the giveaway!

  109. Sue says:

    Following on Twitter under the name OutletBabe.

  110. Amy DeLong says:

    my older son loves the didj!This one would be great for my youngest!

    ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

  111. Marcia says:

    My 2 year old granddaughter is just the right age for this great prize. I bought the L-Max Learning System for my 4 year old granddaughter – I hope she likes it – it is my favorite LeapFrog product.

  112. Mir says:

    I love the idea of Tag Junior but when it comes to the toys we own – my daughter still loves her Spin and Sing Alphabet Zoo.

  113. Ryana says:

    I like the learn and groove musical table
    rjs682 at yahoo dot com

  114. kathy pease says:

    i like the LeapFrog AlphaPet Explorer

  115. Sherri B. says:

    All of their products are great, but my fave is the Learn & Groove® Musical Table! Thanks!

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

  116. trixx says:

    I love Leapfrog products, my daughter plays with her Learn & Groove musical table everyday!

  117. xenia says:

    How cool! I think the My Pal Scout looks like fun too, both of my daughters would like that cute dog.

  118. Kerrie Mayans says:

    I really like the Leapster 2 for my 7 year old daughter

  119. Renee We says:

    We have the original LeapFrog learning system.
    Now Scribble & Write looks good to me. I want my boys to have good penmanship.

  120. Roslyn says:

    I like the Didj!

  121. Sand says:

    I like the Leapster®2 Special Edition Cars Gift Pack.

  122. Gianna says:

    The Tag Reader :)

  123. Melissa says:

    My favorite product is the Leapster2

  124. Stefany says:

    My favorite is the Leapfrog shopping cart. My son still loves his 2 years after buying it.

  125. Andrea Kruse says:

    I like My Pal Scout.

  126. Andrea Kruse says:

    I follow you on twitter (notimeMom)

  127. fanc ygrlnancy says:

    I love the fridge phonics.

  128. fanc ygrlnancy says:

    follow on twitter

  129. mena says:

    our favorite product to date is leapster, but Tag Junior might just bump leapster! thanks for the opportunity

  130. mena says:

    posted about your giveaway on my blog
    Cool Moms Cool Tips, under the giveaway section:
    http://coolmomscooltips.blogspot.com/2008/08/giveaways.html

  131. mena says:

    following on twitter. I am @coolchillmom

  132. mena says:

    tweeted on giveaway!

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