The Leapster Multimedia Learning system teaches the way your child loves to play! With one interactive system and the Leapster Learning Library, children can PLAY action-packed learning games, READ electronic books, CREATE works of art, and WATCH interactive videos! Play and learn essential pre-K through 2nd grade skills that include: reading, math, critical and creative thinking, story comprehension, vocabulary, and much more! Leapster teaches through 4 exciting ways: Educational Game Player: Learn essential school skills with leveled games that teach reading, math and critical thinking skills for pre-K through 2nd grade. Digital Art Studio: Encourage creative thinking with dozens of art tools and step-by-step lessons that let children draw, write and create anything they can imagine! Electronic Book Reader: Inspire a love for reading, with electronic storybooks that teach literacy skills, story comprehension, vocabulary and phonemic awareness. Interactive Video Player: Develop fundamental reading and math skills by playing interactive videos that encourage children to participate in the action! Children control the action using a multi-directional control pad or a touch-sensitive stylus. Includes a bonus cartridge with 6 learning games! Full color system features a backlit screen for easy viewing, and a headphone jack for quiet play.