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What LeapFrog product do you reccommend for a 4 1/2 year old?

I want to get my daughter a Leapster or Leapfrog product for Christmas. She is 4 1/2 years old, and can already read, write, and spell her own name as well as other small words. She is very good with a computer and follows directions well. I want to get her an educational, learning video game for Christmas, but I don't want her to be too advanced for it, or have the game be too advanced for her. Any suggestions?!

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Asked by sugaree at 8:49 AM on Nov. 23, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I have a 4 1/2 year old..and I think this is going to be one of her Christmas's $64.99 at Walmart. Her is the description

    The iXL Learning System is the ultimate and coolest handheld learning system designed for kids 3-7.
    •Digital Book Reader
    •Learning Game Player
    •Digital Art Studio
    •MP3 Audio Player
    •Writing Notebook
    •Photo Album
    •320x240 pixel TFT QVGA Color Screen
    •Built-in speaker & headphone jack
    •SD format memory card slot
    •Built-in memory
    •Includes a USB cable and software CD
    •Requires 4 AA batteries (not included)
    •Rechargeable battery is available as a separate purchase
    •Handheld size perfect for travel

    Answer by LoveMyKids0203 at 9:36 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Thanks so much for the suggestion!!! :-)

    Comment by sugaree (original poster) at 9:37 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • My 4 yo has the Leapster 2, and really enjoys it.

    Answer by KairisMama at 12:43 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • i would rather spend the time working on reading and writing than shoving a "game" in my childs hand... it's obvious that she loves to learn, so why not find a book or activity she can do WITH someone?

    Answer by asil at 6:42 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

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