LeapFrog Learning Games Sweep Parents' Choice Spring Video Game Awards®
Six LeapFrog learning games recognized by the highly-esteemed Parents' Choice
Foundation as the best educational video games for children
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 28, 2013
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.
(NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced six of its
learning games won Parents' Choice Spring Video Game Awards. Disney Phineas
and Ferb won a "Silver Award;" Letter Factory, Brave and Learn to Read Ultra
eBooks, Adventure Stories and Fairy Tales, won "Recommended Awards;" and
Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates won an "Approved Award." To date,
LeapFrog products have received more than 80 awards from The Parents' Choice
Foundation. Each game is available in LeapFrog's extensive library of learning
games, apps, eBooks, videos, music and more for the #1 kids' learning tablets,
LeapPad1™ and LeapPad2™, and learning video game systems, Leapster Explorer™
The Parents' Choice Awards were established almost 30 years ago and designed
to help parents recognize the best products for their children, including
content such as games, apps and eBooks. During testing, the Parents' Choice
Awards committees evaluated top-quality products that entertain, teach,
stimulate the imagination and inspire creativity.
"We are thrilled with the continued recognition our learning solutions receive
from The Parents' Choice Foundation," said John Barbour, chief executive
officer at LeapFrog. "Our highly experienced team of learning experts was
involved in every step of the design and development process to ensure each of
these games were engaging, age-appropriate and packed with learning. We are
extremely proud to receive these coveted awards acknowledging our games as the
highest quality educational video games for kids."
LeapFrog won more Video Game Awards than any other brand in the Spring
Parents' Choice Awards program. Six LeapFrog learning games were honored as
the highest quality in children's media. The Parents' Choice "Silver Award," a
top honor, was given to Disney Phineas and Ferb for the game's entertaining
gameplay that introduces children to STEM skills. The Parents' Choice
"Recommended Award" was awarded to Letter Factory, Brave and Learn to Read
Ultra eBooks, Adventure Stories and Fairy Tales, for their ability to make
learning fun and help children develop skills in science, literacy and letter
recognition. Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates was the recipient of the
"Approved Award" and recognized as a wholesome product that helps children
develop foundational math skills.
"Our testing panels of educators and parents trust that every LeapFrog
learning solution will engage children and have a positive impact on their
learning potential," said Claire S. Green, president, The Parents' Choice
Foundation. "As a result, today LeapFrog holds more Parents' Choice Awards
than any other company in the educational entertainment industry. Jake and the
Never Land Pirates, Letter Factory, Disney Phineas and Ferb, Brave and Learn
to Read Ultra eBooks are excellent examples of age-appropriate entertainment
that engage and inspire children to explore new skills through innovative
Letter Factory and Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Disney Phineas and Ferb
and Brave (MSRP $24.99) are available for the #1 kids' learning tablets,
LeapPad1 and LeapPad2, and learning video game systems, Leapster Explorer and
LeapsterGS. Learn to Read Ultra eBooks, Adventure Stories and Fairy Tales
(MSRP $19.99, for children ages 4-6), are available for LeapPad1 and LeapPad2.
All games are available at major retail locations and at www.leapfrog.com.
For more information visit www.leapfrog.com.
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for
children. LeapFrog's award-winning product portfolio helps millions of
children achieve their potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum
through engaging content, fun multimedia learning platforms and toys. The
Learning Path, LeapFrog's proprietary online destination for parents and
extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child's learning progress
and offers product recommendations to enhance each child's learning
experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog's products and curriculum help
children of all ages prepare for school and life success. LeapFrog's products
are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more
than 100,000 U.S. classrooms. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California,
and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based
learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Come see the learning
TM & © 2013 LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.
Monica Ma Kathryn Green
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