Featuring 13 animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend play and fun dialogue.
The Learning Friends range includes the Play & Discover School Set and the Adventure Bus, plus three animated short adventures to watch and four Learning Friends apps, which can be downloaded to LeapPad tablets. Each product is designed to help children learn to explore, play and build skills which help them get ready for school.
The Play & Discover School Set features five fun school activities and more than 70 stories, songs and phrases.
The Adventure Bus features a picnic, beach and library setting, with different songs and activities for each destination.
Learning Friends videos ‘Koala’s First Day’, ‘Hippo’s Show & Tell’ and ‘Fox & Penguin Take Turns’ teach personal and social skills. The webisodes, with songs as well as printables and colouring pages, are available online at leapfrogstore.co.uk.
In addition to the playsets, a series of four Learning Friends ‘Preschool Adventures’ apps are available for download. The new apps titled Turtle ABCs!, Tiger Counts!, Monkey Creates! and Ms. Giraffe Explores! are designed to help children aged three and four explore, play and build school readiness skills.