Kid Tested: LeapFrog Zippity

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Leap Frog’s Zippity is a cool interactive system that is designed to get kids up off the couch and learning, while they play.

All of the games included on this system are of shows my son loves. Everything is here, Little Einsteins, Disney Playhouse, Handy Manny and Winnie the Pooh. Each show comes with 2 games, each with 2 different levels.

Getting started is easy, just plug the game directly into your television, change the input location and you’re ready to go.

LeapFrog’s graphics for this game are pretty impressive. We have a fairly large TV and there is no distortion or pixelation. In fact, once on, the Zippity could almost be mistaken for an interactive DVD.

Zippity’s mat features 4 colors: yellow(home position), red, blue and green, which doubles as the ‘enter’ button. When playing the game, kids are asked to use the colors to do tasks with the characters on the screen. For example, when you dance with June(Little Einsteins) she will ask you to go to blue, green or red and after you do that correctly, she will dance where you want her to. Most of the games also work on this premise. The first half is a follow along and then they get to control what happens. Also attached to the mat is the bopper, an oversized joystick that allows movement backward, forward, and side to side. My son loves this it and tries to use it even when it’s not required.

The Zippity has been a hit at our house. It did take a bit to teach my oldest that he needed to go back to the home spot(yellow) between each task, but now that he has caught on he can navigate through the whole system by his self.

I would recommend this to game to any parent looking a gift that is both interactive and engaging. Out of the box, the Zippity comes pre-loaded with enough games to keep a little one going for a couple hours. If a change of pace is needed, parents can also purchase other games such as Cars, Disney Princess, and Princess and the Frog.

LeapFrog recommends the Zippity for kids aged 3-6 and we agree. Some 3-year-olds may need a bit of extra guidance, but older kids will catch on right away.

WIN IT!! LeapFrog offered one Growing Your Baby reader the chance to win a Zippity($80 value)!

Congratulations to our reader Jess G!

Thank you to mylooneyverse for blogging about our giveaway:

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  1. fanc ygrlnancy says:

    love the fridge phonics

  2. fanc ygrlnancy says:

    follow on twitter

  3. sarah d. says:

    I like the Didj

  4. Mellissa C says:

    I Love The Leapster®2 Special Edition Cars Gift Pack!

  5. Mellissa C says:

    follow on twitter as Missybeez80

  6. Ann F says:

    My daughter loves her LeapFrog Leapster

  7. Mami2jcn says:

    I like the Leapster2.

  8. vicky says:

    I really love the leapster 2

  9. cora says:

    Leapster is the best.

  10. Sue E says:

    My favorite is the Tag Jr. Thanks for the chance to win!

  11. Linda says:

    My grandson has the Didj on his wish list.

  12. Jill Myrick says:

    We also love the Leapster 2 UP Adventure Gift Pack.

    Thank you so much for the chance to win.


  13. Jill Myrick says:

    I am following via Twitter as jlsc123.


  14. Jill L says:

    I like the LeapFrog Tag Jr. Lots of great gift ideas.

  15. Stephanie V. says:

    been looking at the tag and already have fridge phonics for my little boy
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  16. Dddiva says:

    I like the Didj.

  17. Dddiva says:

    I follow you on twitter dddiva

  18. Rebecca Graham says:

    I like the Leapfrog text and learn.

  19. Rebecca Graham says:

    Following on Twitter and tweeted:

  20. Nettie says:

    My grandsons have the fridge phonics and I really like it.

  21. Kristi C says:

    My favorite is the Didj.

  22. Kristi C says:

    Follow on twitter 5memb

  23. Cujo says:

    We just got the TAG for our 5 yr old. Great product.

  24. Renski says:

    We Love The Leapster®2. I really like that the games are educational. All that repatition (sp?) helps kids really learn.

  25. marge mckoen says:

    my grandsons would love and use the leapfrog zipity

  26. Denise B. says:

    I like the Leapster 2.

  27. Donna L says:

    My favorite is leapster 2

  28. Sheila says:

    I would pick the Tag Jr.

  29. amber says:

    I like the tag system!

  30. Monique Rizzo says:

    My daughter Loves the Didj. But she wants the Leapster 2. Thanks for the chance.

  31. Michelle Draveski says:

    someone just told me aboutt he fridge phonics and I really want them

  32. Emily R. says:

    Tag Jr also looks like fun!


  33. Tom Bellamy says:

    This would be great for my grandson.

  34. mindy says:

    leapster 2 thanks

  35. Paula Harmon says:

    The Didj. It looks like a gameboy and plays cool (and educational) games.

  36. Paula Harmon says:

    I follow you on twitter (harmonden)

  37. Kimberly L says:

    I like the Tag™ Junior Curious George Gift Pack

  38. Ellie W says:

    I would love to get my little grandson the Tag Jr.

  39. Ellie W says:

    I follow on Twitter as eswright18.

  40. ReggieMann says:

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

  41. Karen Gonyea says:

    Love the Didj 🙂

  42. Renee C says:

    The Leapster®2 Learn Like a Jedi Star Wars™ Gift Pack looks great!

  43. kimberly h says:

    Love The Leapster®2 Special Edition Cars Gift Pack!

  44. kimberly h says:

    I follow on Twitter~CJSMOMMY2005

  45. kimberly h says:


  46. hallie says:

    I enjoy the leap frog tag junior!

  47. hallie says:

    i follow on twitter! @aSSLoad

  48. sara marcy says:

    the didj is so cool!!!

  49. Brittney says:

    I like the tag jr

  50. Janet says:

    My son loves his leapster! We also have the Frig phonics letters as well as the farm, LOVE those!

  51. Shimona says:

    My 3-year-old and 6-year-old both love the Leapster. It is a savior when I’m waiting 20-30 minutes with my 3-year-old in the car to pick up my 6-year-old from school.

  52. Kim Young says:

    My son’s favorite Leap Frog is the Tag Junior, my daughter’s favorite is My Pal Scout.

  53. Kristie says:

    I like the Tag Reader!

  54. Sheila says:

    My grandson LOVES the Tag Reader. He has 6 books that he reads over and over again. It goes in the car with him and keeps him happy during errands. Great product.

  55. Elizabeth says:

    I like the fridge phonics and we have also gotten a lot of use out of Letter Crazy.

  56. Melissa M. says:

    The Fridge Phonics helped my son learn his letters…therefore I love them!

  57. Nichole Bentley says:

    Little Leap Pad!

  58. Dave says:

    We like the Tag Junior Winnie the Pooh Gift Pack. This would make a wonderful gift for my little nephews. Thank you for the chance to win. Happy holidays.

  59. Tarah says:

    I really like the Tag Jr.

  60. Chris says:

    I like the Leapster2.

  61. Miranda @ Keeper of the Cheerios says:

    My son LOVES the Leapster® 2 Special Edition Cars Gift Pack. LeapFrog toys are always so much fun.. I think they’re ALL my faves LOL

  62. Andrea says:

    I love the Tag Reading System

  63. Diane Hamel says:

    For my grandson!!

  64. Rondah says:

    I like the tag jr
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  65. Rondah says:

    I follow on twitter–zachsgran1
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  66. Melissa says:

    I love the Tag Jr. reading system!

  67. maryanne says:

    fridge phonics…

  68. TESSA says:


  69. Amanda says:

    FB Fan Amanda Marie

    The leapster is awesome!

    Thank you 😀

  70. roseh2o19 says:

    tag jr is my fav

  71. Christy says:

    We’ve always liked the Little Leaps games.

  72. Tanya says:

    I like the tag reader
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  73. Tanya says:

    following on twitter as tmc480
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  74. Adrienne Gordon says:

    the didj is my favorite.

  75. shawna says:

    I like the Tag Jr.

  76. Angela Winesburg says:

    I’m a FB fan, thanks! (AngelaWinesburg)

  77. kristy says:

    definitely the Tag Reader

  78. Ken says:

    I would like the Leapster2 for my granddaughter.

  79. Julie Moe says:

    I like the Tag Jr

  80. Julie Moe says:

    Follow you on twitter @juliemeagan

  81. Jammie says:

    I have not been able to find my favorite product with them. The first leapfrog product we bought for our daughter was the leapfrog drum she loved that thing.

  82. Ryana says:

    I like the tag reader jr
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  83. Melissa Turcotte says:

    Both my older kids have loved their Leapsters.

  84. Justine says:

    I like the My Pal Scout =)

  85. Kellie Conklin says:

    I love the Leapster for the older kids and the TAG reading system as well! I especially love the variety in games and books that LeapFrog puts our to appeal to all kids! LeapFrog has great products!thanks for the giveaway!

  86. oneangel says:

    We love Leapster-alot.

  87. Erma H says:

    I like my pal scout.

  88. Tarah says:

    We really like Tag Jr.

  89. Mir says:

    I’d love Tag Junior for my daughter. A product I’d recommend is the Spin and Sing Alphabet Zoo for the little ones – my daughter still plays with it!

  90. Marcia says:

    I am giving the LeapFrog L-Max to my granddaughter for Christmas along with 2 extra cartridges. I think the Zippity would be a great item for her birthday in April.

  91. Heather McDonough says:

    My son likes the Leapfrog Tag reading system.

  92. amy d says:

    tag jr.thanks

  93. Glenda D says:

    My favorite: Leapfrog Tag reading system.

  94. Stephanie says:

    We love the Leapster! Little Girl is getting a PINK one for Christmas from grandpa and grandma!

    This looks FUN! Thanks for the chance!

  95. Jess G says:

    Our favorite is the Fridge phonics word builder!! Great learning toy and fun for distractions while I working in the kitchen.

    This Zippity by LeapFrog looks like such a great toy to keep little ones active… Would love to wrap it up for my Daughter this year.

    Thank you to LeapFrog and Growing Your Baby!

  96. Amy DeLong says:

    I am a fan on facebook


  97. Rosey says:

    The Fridge DJ is my favorite LeapFrog product.

  98. Rosey says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

  99. melissa says:

    my favorite product is the leapster tag

  100. melissa says:

    Im following you on twitter, contestmama

  101. Sheila Hickmon says:

    I like the Leapfrog Tag Reader!

  102. Sheila Hickmon says:

    I follow you on twitter as mom2anutball!

  103. xenia says:

    Wow, what a great thing – my daughter would love this! I also think the Tag Reader looks really cool, she would be into having the book read to her!

  104. xenia says:

    I follow you on Twitter (@thxmailcarrier).

  105. Sherri B. says:

    The Leapster 2 is a great product! I love the fact that the little ones can have a handheld game that is actually educational! Thanks!

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

  106. Brandi says:

    I love the LeapFrog word whammer and so does my little guy!!

  107. Julie Moe says:

    I love the Tag Junior

  108. anne s. says:

    leapster is great!

  109. R Hicks says:

    My fav product is their handheld leapster 2.

  110. Courtney mason says:

    I like the Leapster.

  111. Sharla says:

    My nine year old wants a Leapster so bad! And I follow Leapfrog on FB!

  112. Sharla says:

    I follow you on twitter!

  113. Karen B says:

    I love Leap Frog and I love the My Pal Scout Puppy, their learning table, and the fridge word whammer OH and my son has learned so much with their writing desk, which sadly they no longer carry:-(.

  114. Roslyn says:

    I like the Didj!

  115. Gianna says:

    The Tag Reader Jr 🙂

  116. Jess G says:

    Just wanted to stop in here and say a BIG THANK YOU to Growing Your Baby and LeapFrog, we will truly enjoy the Zippity. So excited!!! (I think I am still a bit shocked… In a great way, lol.) Yay!!!

    Thank you again! Jess

  117. TESSA says:


  118. Leapfrog says:

    Awesome post, I’ve got nine children myself, and they love playing with toys.

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