EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), a leader in educational entertainment, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of high quality digital content, today announced a partnership to distribute downloadable videos from Discovery Education's extensive library through LeapFrog's new digital App Center. Children ages 4-9 will have the opportunity to explore unique global environments with animals from around the world and learn through the eyes of world-renowned experts including Jeff Corwin.
"We are thrilled to partner with a leading educational brand like Discovery Education, which has been recognized in schools for many years as a teaching tool that introduces children to the world around them," said Jill Waller, vice president at LeapFrog. "By offering Discovery Education content on our platforms, we bring the world right into the hands of children by introducing them to important topics such as ecology, earth sciences and zoology. Discovery Education videos support state learning standards, making them a great complement to LeapFrog's robust and expanding learning library.""LeapFrog's popular learning platforms are the perfect way for Discovery Education to extend its reach to parents by giving them access to entertaining educational content in their home," said Kelli Campbell, senior vice president at Discovery Education. "This partnership aligns with our mission to transform learning through dynamic digital content that inspires a child's natural curiosity in the world around them."
AvailabilityLeapFrog Learning Apps, MSRP $5-$10, are available for purchase in the LeapFrog App Center, which is accessed through the LeapFrog Connect Application for LeapPad Explorer and Leapster Explorer platforms. LeapPad Explorer (MSRP $99.99, for children ages 4-9) and Leapster Explorer (MSRP $69.99, for children ages 4-9) are currently available at major retail locations and at www.leapfrog.com. For more information on LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer and other LeapFrog products, visit www.leapfrog.com. About LeapFrogLeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is an education innovator and a leading developer of educational entertainment for children. LeapFrog's award-winning product portfolio is designed to help children achieve their potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum through engaging and age-appropriate technology-based platforms and toys. The Learning Path, LeapFrog's proprietary online destination for parents and extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child's learning progress and offers product recommendations to enhance each child's learning experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog's products and curriculum help children of all ages prepare for life and academic success. LeapFrog's products are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more than 100,000 US classrooms. 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. Come see the learning at www.leapfrog.com . TM & Copyright © 2011 LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.