If the Leappad 2 is a bit out of your budget, you might want to go ahead and get a LeapPad 1 instead. Amazon is selling it for $59.99 and you get a free GelSkin with your purchase!
If you would like to know the differences between the 1 and 2, here you go:
- Higher resolution with new front-and-back cameras and video recorders
- Quicker LF 2000 processor
- Double on-board memory (4G) to store more games and video content
- Longer battery life
- Still compatible with all cartridge games and apps that were purchased for the first generation LeapPad and the Leapster
- Availability of rechargeable batteries can be purchased separately, then the child can independently re-charge their device
- Music player with 5 LeapFrog Learning Songs
- New Cartoon creativity app
- Art Studio creativity app
- Pet Pad writing app
- Choice of an additional app from the LeapFrog App Center.
- Licensing of the app allows it to be shared amongst 3 different LeapFrog devices simultaneously
- Cartoon director app let’s children create and star in their own cartoon.
- Content that was created for 3-year-olds so the LeapPad 2 can be used with younger children