PC-connected with customized downloads Electronic learning toy has 20 Educational Activities Pretend social network play with animal friends Download new stories, music, and e-cards Carry handle and mouse storage for easy portability Vtech Tote & Go Laptop 80-120550 Kids Games Introduce your child to the possibilities of computer play with the portable Vtech Tote and Go Laptop. This toy engages your child with 20 educational activities, appropriate for ages 3 to 6, and even includes more advanced functions, like a pretend social network, an e-card feature, a music-playlist option, and a story-time activity. The Tote and Go helps to teach your child letters, numbers, as well as logic and reasoning skills, and additional content is available by connecting it to your PC or Mac. Tote and Go Laptop Ages: Three to six years Requires: Three AA batteries At a Glance: Educational activities for engaging, fun learning Full keyboard with easy-to-read buttons Music and social network of animals for creative play Carrying handle and snap-in mouse for easy portability Connects to PC or Mac for additional content Portable learning laptop with a basic ABC keyboard and working mouse. Portable Laptop Designed for Kids This child-sized laptop boasts a full keyboard with easy-to-read buttons for numbers and quick buttons to bring kids to various games and activities. Every time your child presses a button, the laptop will repeat the button's function, encouraging learning. A volume button offers three levels of sound, although the sounds and background music cannot be turned off. The on/off button preserves battery life, and the side port for the included mini-USB cord features a spring-closed cover. The laptop's mouse clicks into and moves on a provided platform, so your child can use the laptop on uneven surfaces. Parents will appreciate that the mouse snaps onto the top of the laptop for easy storage and portability. A convenient carry handle lets your child take the laptop along on playdates or road trips. Educational Games Spur Young Minds The Tote and Go Laptop's games are separated into categories based on knowledge area, including letters and words, numbers and shapes, and logic and games. Each section features several games uniquely designed to encourage your child's mind and prepare your little one for school. The report card button allows you and your child to review progress for each of the games. The laptop's games teach skills such as differentiating between capital letters and letter sounds, identifying shapes, comparing amounts, and counting, all with the help of cute animal friends. Social and Music Capabilities for Creative Play Kids can investigate the world of social networking with the Net Pals activity, which allows kids to interact with animal friends. Kids can send postcards, visit or play with animal friends, or give gifts to their buddies. Apart from the social network, your child will be able to curate his or her very own fish tank. With the Music Party feature, the laptop allows your child to select and listen to songs from a playlist. While the music is playing, your young one can interact with instrument-playing animals, press different numbers to change songs, or touch numbers on the keyboard to add in some funny sounds. Connects to Computer for Additional Content Parents can connect the laptop to a PC or Mac with the included USB cord to access even more games and activities. Once you have downloaded and installed the Learning Lodge Software, you and your child will be able to watch and listen to short stories downloaded from the internet, send and receive e-cards from friends and family, and download new vocabulary words for the picture dictionary. With the Learning Lodge Software, this laptop can continue to provide hours of fun as your child grows. The Tote and Go Laptop comes with a one-year limited warranty. What's in the Box Vtech Tote and Go Laptop, USB cable, three AA batteries, and instruction manual. Requirements for downloading additional content: PC: CPU: Pentium 4, 1 GHz or above Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 Browser: Internet Explorer version 6 or higher, Adobe Flash Player 10 Video Adaptor: Graphic card with 1024 x 768 at 16 or 32 bit color Monitor Resolution: 1024 x 768 Hard disk: 100 MB RAM: 256 MB Mac: CPU: Intel 1 GHz or faster Operating System: Mac OS X version 10.5 or 10.6 Browser: Safari version 3.0 or higher, Adobe Flash Player 10 Hard disk: 100 MB RAM: 256 MB
My daughter loves this and carries it every way with her. the concept of a laptop with a mouse has really excited her. Now she has her own laptop and it is not only stylish with the pink tones but it is very educational. Not only is she learning how to use the mouse but she is learning words and numbers and playing games. Very pleased with this product and she can do her own thing on the internet. Totally Cool. Only draw back is we nee..
This is my second purchase of this toy. The first laptop had an issue with the mouse - though that was likely due to my child being younger at the time and he would constantly drop the laptop before we could catch it. I bought another because he liked it so much. There is a story feature which he would listen to again and again. I bought the pink one because it was cheaper than the orange one and he doesn't care what color it is.Downloadable conte..