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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this educational game entices kids to play math games by rewarding them with fake money to spend on in-game arcade games (which are somewhat educational). A good on-the-go option, but parents who own computers might want to check out the computer games on which this title is based -- they provide a more in-depth math practice.
Is It Any Good?
In 2003, Scholastic released two excellent Math Missions computer software titles for kids. By partnering with Leapfrog, Scholastic now brings some of the content and characters from the original Math Missions to the Leapster format, and the result is an outstanding handheld math video game for first- through third-graders.
Leapster Math Missions is an excellent choice for families who own a Leapster or the Leapster L-Max. These on-the-go math games can be played on three levels of difficulty, and they have built-in tutorial help.
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