LeapPad™ Platinum and Number Lovin' Oven Honored as Scholastic Gold Star Toy of the Year Winners

Scholastic Parent & Child annual awards honor LeapFrog's most advanced LeapPad tablet and latest preschool toy introduction that combines cooking and sharing

Dec 22, 2015, 11:57 ET from LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in innovative learning solutions for children, today announced that the LeapPad Platinum tablet and Number Lovin' Oven preschool toy have been named as winners of the 2015 Scholastic Parent & Child Gold Star Toy Awards.  

Scholastic Parent & Child's expert editors as well as a team of family testers and readers helped to decide what toys kids would like to receive this holiday season and what products parents will enjoy giving. After reviewing hundreds of submissions, Scholastic Parent & Child sent their top selections to a panel of parents and children to test at home. The winning toys and games were selected based on innovation and educational value for the child. Based on this criteria, LeapFrog's most durable and advanced LeapPad tablet yet, LeapPad Platinum, was named a gold star award winner in this year's competition. In addition, Number Lovin' Oven, LeapFrog's pretend play preschool math toy, was LeapFrog's second gold level winner based on its innovative combination of play and developmental skills. The winning products are being featured as an online holiday gift guide at http://www.scholastic.com/goldstartoys.

"We are excited that LeapPad Platinum and Number Lovin' Oven have been recognized as winners of this year's Gold Star Toy Awards by Scholastic Parent & Child," said John Barbour, chief executive officer at LeapFrog. "Having our latest innovation in LeapPad tablets as well as one of our most engaging learning preschool toys yet receive Gold Star level awards continues to reinforce our ability to create unique products that combine fun and learning to help children develop essential skills."


LeapPad Platinum (MSRP $129.99, ages three to nine years old) and Number Lovin' Oven (MSRP $24.99, ages two years and up) are available at major retail locations and online.

About LeapFrog

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in innovative solutions that encourage a child's curiosity and love of learning throughout their early developmental journey. For 20 years, LeapFrog has helped children expand their knowledge and imagination through award-winning products that combine state-of-the-art educational expertise led by the LeapFrog Learning Team, innovative technology, and engaging play – turning playtime into quality time. LeapFrog's proprietary learning tablets and ground-breaking developmental games, learn to read and write systems, interactive learning toys and more are designed to create personalized learning and development experiences that encourage, excite and build confidence in children. 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. Learn more at www.leapfrog.com. LeapFrog Ahead™.

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