Introducing Scout's ABC Garden app from Leapfrog (and a giveaway)



Great news! Today Leapfrog is debuting their first-ever app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch! It's called Scout’s ABC Garden, and it's a fun way to help kids learn their letters when they're on the go.

Here's more information about the app (you can also go to leapfrog.com/apps):
Swipe. Tap. Fun!
With the 'Scout's ABC Garden' app kids can explore Scout’s garden by touching and triggering fun and delightful sounds and animations like interactive clouds, bubbles, ticklish gophers, and Scout and Violet’s virtual radio that plays traditional kid-favorite songs. Kids can even rub Scout’s or Violet’s belly to hear a song with their name, or grow their own letter garden.




Other key aspects of the app include:


· A is for Achievement. The app is customized to each child's level of learning, helping every child learn about letters and sounds at his or her own pace.


· B is for Bragging. Alerted when learning happens, proud parents can also share in their child’s learning achievements. With each accomplished goal, not only does the child receive a badge or trophy, but parents are alerted to their child’s achievement which they can then celebrate and share via social channels, including Facebook.


· C is for Customization. A main ingredient of the app’s appeal is its deep level of personalization. With the capacity to hold up to three profiles, a parent can customize the app for different children, including their favorite foods, colors and animals, so each can experience unique gameplay.


The 'Scout's ABC Garden' app is available for $3.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, or at www.itunes.com/appstore.




Unfortunately I don't own an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch -- pleeeeze Leapfrog, hurry up with the Android version -- but my loss is your gain! Instead of testing the app, I'm giving it away! Leapfrog has generously provided three downloads of Scout's ABC Garden to give away here.


Win a download of Scout's ABC Garden
Three lucky Bonggamom Finds readers will receive a code good for a free download of Scout's ABC Garden, Leapfrog's new app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.



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The Rules
This giveaway ends at 11:59PM PST on April 21, 2011; I will draw a winner at random on April 22 and post the winner's name after the winner confirms acceptance. Continental US residents only. For additional giveaway rules, click here. Good luck!


Disclosure: I did not receive a sample or monetary compensation for this post. Thank you to Leapfrog for providing the giveaway prize. Product information is provided by Leapfrog and is indicated in italics. The views and opinions expressed here are my own.

15 Comments, Leave yours here:

jas on April 7, 2011 at 3:40 PM said...

We use flash cards with the letters. Even though he's two and tells us the wrong letter, it doesn't hurt to start early.

Deb on April 9, 2011 at 8:13 AM said...

Point out letters in your daily life - at the store, road signs, when you are reading to your child. Write letters in sand with finger tips, roll playdough into long "snakes" and form into the letters in your child's name.

littlelatina on April 11, 2011 at 11:34 AM said...

enter me thanks

christal couturier said...

I make homemade magnet letters and keep them wherever I can stick them.
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christal couturier said...

Subscribe to Bonggamom Finds updates
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Networked blogs follower
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entered shabby apple giveaway 4/21
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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:13 PM said...

We watch number/letter videos and use flash cards!

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:13 PM said...

I follow via google connect

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:14 PM said...

I follow via networked blogs (Nicole Pitts)

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:14 PM said...

I subscribe via email

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:14 PM said...

I commented on your fb page (Nicole Pitts)

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:15 PM said...

I commented on Leapfrog's FB page (Nicole Pitts)

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Nicole Greene on April 21, 2011 at 1:16 PM said...

I follow Leapfrog on twitter @pittsy82 and tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/pittsy82/status/61161306346106880

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Bonggamom on April 28, 2011 at 12:44 PM said...

Congrats to the winner: #8, Nicole!

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