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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Beach Day

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Colorful fun for the very young, with positive lessons.

Game Leapster 2009
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There may only be three mini-games in Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Beach Day, but they're all very good ones (and a total of three mini-games is not uncommon for a Leapster cartridge). The brief animated story sequences that frame the games are adorable and carry many good lessons in and of themselves. The stated age range for the game is 4 to 7, but there's a good likelihood that kids on the older end of that spectrum will find the game too simple as it feels solidly geared toward kindergartners and preschoolers.

Online interaction: Leapster 2 users can win rewards, like certificates or coloring pages, which can be downloaded from the website when the Leapster 2 unit is connected to a PC via USB cable. With an online account at, parents can also track their children's progress through this same connection.

Game Details

  • Platform: Leapster
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: LeapFrog
  • Release date: August 1, 2009
  • Genre: Educational
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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