Final month Leapfrog, in style maker of instructional kids's toys, launched their latest choice which is named the Crammer. This instructional system mixed with MP3 participant is focused on the third to eighth grade market and goals to make on-the-go finding out extra enjoyable.
The Crammer Examine and Sound System presents the flexibility to obtain over 16,000 quiz questions in 1000 follow quizzes. These quizzes are based mostly on precise textbooks so the questions are an ideal examine device. The quizzes cowl math, social research, science, and language arts. Beside quizzes, you can too create digital flash playing cards for a similar topics. As well as the Cramer comes with a built-in Spanish translator and two pre-loaded video games. The unit might be linked to the web to create a Studying Path for folks to comply with a baby's progress.
The pocket-sized Crammer may also be used as an MP3 participant with 1 GB of storage (about 10 hours of music) and a headphone jack. Obtain songs from any laptop with a USB port. The unit is Home windows and Mac suitable. The MSRP is $ 59.99.
Extra equipment for the Crammer embody a case (MSRP $ 9.99) and a Customizer display pores and skin and protector set (MSRP $ 12.99).
Now we have spent nearly a month testing the Crammer with a number of kids and have been total happy with the unit. The youngsters have discovered it to be straightforward to make use of. The quizzes and flash playing cards are enjoyable and difficult. The design is engaging and appears to carry up effectively to being dropped every so often. The navigation display is straightforward to maneuver round utilizing the rocker-style entrance display (it’s not a contact display system as it’d look like). The sound high quality is respectable and the MP3 participant is pretty straightforward to obtain songs to.
The downsides to the unit are the restricted variety of video games and the truth that the children did tire of simply doing the quizzes with it. Additionally, our first Crammer wouldn’t shut off with out eradicating the batteries. After changing the unit, we discovered the brand new one had the identical concern. Customer support really helpful rubbing a pencil eraser over the battery contacts and the unit started to perform correctly.
General the Crammer gives a enjoyable instructional leisure system that might make an ideal Vacation present for a kid about age eight to 12.