As active as Abby is between running around playing outside and playing with her little doll sets, I always make sure to set aside time for reading. Now that she’s a little older, she not only enjoys listening to mommy and daddy reading her stories but she also likes to try to read us the stories now. Since she has shown so much interest in trying to read so early (she’s been doing this since she was two) I decided to introduce her to the LeapFrog Tag Junior Interactive Books. I was delighted to discover that there is a Toddler Milestones Book Set, perfect for her to learn with!
There are no words to perfectly describe Abby’s excitement when she saw her new LeapFrog Reading System! Abby’s reading level, the Toddler Milestones, is all about leaning about important toddler experiences such as Potty Training (a huge plus since we’re going through this right now!), New Siblings, Feelings and Emotions, and Bedtime Routines. The Developmental Milestones teaches social skills, feelings, routines and counting. Abby was especially excited to try out her new reading system and she adores how the books come to life with the super cute Tag Junior! I like how the Tag Junior learns her name and helps her learn a little more on her own without so much assistance from mommy and daddy. I also like that as Abby grows and learns, there are new books to help her continue to learn. Within just a couple of days I have already noticed a big difference in her “reading”, she’s learning words and starting to recognize words. Such a big accomplishment for her! She has so much fun “reading” along with Tag Junior and giggles with delight when she knows the words.
This past week I took a pledge, the Reading Month Pledge on LeapFrog’s Facebook Page, to read 20 minutes a day with my daughter. For us, it has always been about sharing the joy of reading with our daughter but then I discovered that studies show that the more children read, the better readers they become. In one study, children who read 20 or more minutes per day scored in or above the 90th percentile; those who read less than 10 minutes scored below the 75th percentile. But it’s not simply just about reading any more. Children who are actively engaged as they read, really thinking about what they are reading versus looking passively at the words on the page, have been shown to regularly outperform children who are less engaged in what they are reading. Making story time come alive with Tag Reading System helps bring the story alive for children which helps them become actively engaged in their reading!
Join the LeapFrog “Read 20 Minutes A Day” Pledge To Give Books To America’s Schools!In honor of Reading Month, LeapFrog is donating $2 million of books to America’s schools, and you can help! Go to Facebook and share the “Read 20 Minutes a Day” pledge, and LeapFrog will donate 5 books for every pledge!
And something a little special:
LeapFrog is offering special deals on reading products all through March, in honor of Reading Month, including $3 off of Tag and Tag Junior books. Visit the following link to print/redeem this offer: $3 off Tag products
And I saved the best for last…
An AMAZING giveaway for a LeapFrog Prize Pack my fantastic readers!!!!
That’s right! I have the joy of being able to have an incredible giveaway for a LeapFrog Prize Pack consisting of: Tag Leap and the Lost Dinosaur, Tag Get Ready for Kindergarten, Tag Junior Toddler Milestones, Tag Junior Animals Around the World (approximate value of prize pack items: $50) that one very lucky Adventures in Abbyland reader will have the chance to win!
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Giveaway ends Thursday, March 28th at 11:59 P.M. CST. Giveaway open to US residents only, ages 18 years and older. Winner will be randomly chosen and notified by email, winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim their prize. If winner does not respond to the email within 48 hours a new winner will be chosen.
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