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Rockin Guitar Review and Contest!

by Megan

Today I’m excited to share with you part two of my Leap Frog Touch Magic toy review! Part one (the Learning Bus) can be found here.

Leap Frog sent us the Rockin Guitar, and our house has definitely been rockin!

I just adore this toy. You probably know that my husband is a music teacher, and we are both heavily into the performing arts, so music is big around here! We both play guitar (proof), and so Carter has grown up around them. Now he is excited to have his own that he can “really play!”

The Touch Magic toys are so fun and so easy to use. They work like a touch screen (and if your kids are like mine, they know how to use those!), so all you have to do is “strum” along with the songs that play. As long as your fingers are moving across the strings, you will hear the guitar sound along with the song. If you stop, the guitar sound stops!

There are also lots of fun buttons, including one that makes a slide sound, one that adds percussion, and one that produces applause! You can also hold another button down to change the guitar sound from acoustic to electric, and another button mutes the singer, so you can do a guitar solo!

Super easy and fun! Just watch:

I’m not going to lie; I kind of enjoy playing the Rockin Guitar myself! Even Vanessa has fun playing with it. She is only 18 months, but she watches everything that big brother does, and she’s getting pretty good at strumming the guitar!
If you are looking for the perfect present for a little boy or girl, this is it! They will have tons of fun rocking out to the 10 different songs! The various buttons provide endless combinations of musical sounds, and kids will have fun experimenting and making their own music. Also, the Rockin Guitar closely emulates a real guitar in the placement of the buttons and the strumming action, so playing helps kids develop the coordination to handle a real instrument someday!
One more video before we go. Vanessa kind of “videobombed” this one…

Thanks for reading, and rock on!
This post is sponsored by LeapFrog. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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Renee C. August 14, 2012 - 5:05pm

Those are awesome! My kids had something very similar when they were younger and they loved it! :D

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Stephanie Jones August 14, 2012 - 3:38pm

Lol just came across through the gfc blog hop and this is too cute. Love your kids names too!

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menopausal mama August 14, 2012 - 7:19pm

Found you on the GFC blog hop. I just joined n your GFC under the name Marcia Doyle. Hopefully if you have a chance, hop over for a visit to me at http://www.menopausalmom.com/ Thanks!

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Alexis [Living the WifeStyle] August 14, 2012 - 7:27pm

Hey girl! I’m stopping by from the blog hop. I’m one of the co-hosts! Thanks for linking up!

Looking forward to getting to know you better! :)

-Alexis
http://www.livingthewifestyle.com

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Ali ♥ August 14, 2012 - 7:38pm

Thanks for checking out my 30 before 30 and helping me get one step closer to 500 ;) I LOVE your 30 before 30! It gives me a few new ideas and you already have so many crossed off!:)

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Kerry Louise August 14, 2012 - 8:31pm

Hi, stopping by from the GFC hop.
New follower :)

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Michelle @ Delicate Construction August 15, 2012 - 2:04am

My daughter would love that toy, I will have to check it out!! Thank you for sharing and I am a new follower from the GFC blog hop!
Hope you have a great day!
Michelle

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The Preppy Student August 15, 2012 - 12:37am

Vanessa is too young to photobomb! Big Brother looks like he is having a great time! Have a happy Tuesday and be sure to check out my giveaway ending very soon. BTW I am your newest follower and cannot wait to read more of your posts and hope that maybe you can return the favor and follow The Preppy Student. I always comment for every comment left on my page and hope to start a friendly relationship with your wonderful blog!

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