Hot Holiday Toys: LeapFrog Tag Solar System & #Giveaway! (Winner Announced)

GIVEAWAY WINNER – Congrats to Autumn who won our LeapFrog giveaway of the Solar System Adventure Pack. Thanks to all who entered!

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Back again with another hot new holiday toy (and a giveaway!) from LeapFrog. I’ve already written about my love of LeapFrog’s Tag Reading System here and here, and one of the great things about the system is that they keep expanding and adding new products like this – the Tag Solar System Adventure Pack.

Available as a bundle with a Tag pen ($53.98, but on sale for $49.99) or on its own ($13.99), the Solar System Adventure Pack extends your child’s learning to the stars! Literally! Much like the Tag World Map and United States Map, the dual-sided, interactive Solar System Map offers over 40 different out-of-the-world learning activities on the planets, sun, orbits, moon phases, seasons, asteroids and more! It contains the “basics” but also goes beyond to talk about things like the deposed Pluto and other dwarf planets plus a section called “How Do We Know” that tackles questions like life on other planets, and how we know how far away stars are.

In addition to the map itself, the Solar System Adventure Pack also comes with a “Passport to the Stars” sticker book that helps reinforce the learning and is just plain fun for sticker-loving kids. Plus, the stickers interact with the Tag pen!

Some of my favorite features:

- Size: While we own the World and USA Maps as well, the Solar System map folds down to the same size as a traditional Tag book which means it’s easier to bring along and to store with our other Tag books.

- Multiple levels: LeapFrog does such a good job at creating toys that offer multiple levels of play. The Solar System Map offer two levels of content so both my older boys can use it and be challenged.

- Information variety: The entire Tag series does a great job of packing in the information. From facts and data to games and activities, the Solar System map teaches and reinforces the learning through a variety of methods.

GIVEAWAY! LeapFrog is giving away a Solar System Adventure Pack that comes with their latest Tag Reader! To enter, leave a comment below telling us why this would be a hit with your kids. You can earn additional entries by doing any of the following – be sure leave us separate comments to tell us you did! 1) Like LeapFrog or Mommies With Style on Facebook, 2) Follow LeapFrog or MWS on Twitter, 3) Follow me on Twitter! Entries must be received by Saturday, November 26th 11:59pm, PST. One winner will be picked via random.org and notified via email. Sorry, no P.O. boxes. US residents only.

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  1. Lindsay Adams says:

    My son just learned about the solar system. He’d love this!

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  3. My kids love to “read” and play with educational toys, so I know this would be a hit, too.

  4. This would be a hit with my youngest. He sees his older brother with his games and I think this would make him look like a big kid too. It would also help with starting to read. My boys are really into learning about the solar system too!

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  8. I would love to win this for my son. he could learn while having fun!!
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  10. I love Leapfrog!! We have a tag book for my oldest and she loves it!! I think this solar system package would be perfect to fit right in with our homeschool curriculum. What an awesome resource!

  11. ♬♥♡ Raven In A Blue Room ♬♥♡ says:

    my almost 4 year old always wants to play with her older sisters games and this would be finnally something right for her age

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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  15. Heather Davenport says:

    My daughter is a science lover and she would LOVE this!

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  19. My daughter loves looking at the sky and talking about it while we are in the car. This would be great for her to look at while we are on trips.

  20. My kids are learning about the solar system at school and would LOVE this!!!

  21. We love LeapFrog in our house. My four year old just completed a solar system unit at school and this would be a great way to extend his learning, in a fun, interactive way!

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  24. My daughter is learning about the solar system right now in school and she would really like this Tag set!

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  27. This would be a hit with my kids!

  28. my son loves learning about nature so I think he would really like this and that it reads to him

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  31. Mirabel B. says:

    The kids would love this.

  32. My grandson would love this because me loves space and interactive toys!

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  36. I have maps all over a wall in my room! I would love for them to have a map of their own!

  37. Samara Veeman says:

    After welcoming twin siblings into our home in 2010, my two older kids don’t get as much mommy reading time as they used to. My son (who is in Kindergarten) would love to be able to “read” to himself.

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