Barbie B-Smart Learning Laptop
It seems like everyone has a computer these days and kids are no different. This is Barbie’s newest B-Smart Learning Laptop which features 80 new and exciting learning activities (70 English, 10 Spanish). Games are all designed especially for the 1st through 3rd grade level to reinforce math, spelling, logic and sequencing in fun and enjoyable ways, with Barbie as your host! There is a ton of audio interaction wiith Barbie herself. The laptop comes with a universal MP3 adapter for listening to your own music, and perfect size QWERTY keyboard. The large and easy to read LCD screen is back-lit for low light conditions. The glitter decals and metallic paint finish add a stylish luster making it very girly. It does require 3 AA batteries which were included.
Perhaps the best feature about the Barbie B-Smart is the large easy-to-read LCD screen that’s back-lit for low light conditions. The English activities cover a wide scope of learning categories and the Spanish activities aim to introduce basic useful vocabulary as a second language to young learners and to introduce them to simple reading and spelling in Spanish. The Laptop is easily portable - just snap shut and take it anywhere. And has so many learning games that teach alphabet skills, reading comprehension, word families, rhyming, letter sounds, spelling, phonics, problem solving, and fine & gross motor skills. This laptop has so many features and a vast curriculum, which makes it appropriate for all skill levels! Overall, this is a great computer for little girls from 1st grade to 3rd grade and makes learning fun for little girls.
Large easy to read LCD
Tons of Activities
Volume and color contrast control for most functions
Multiple Languages (German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, English)
AC/DC adapter not included
Mouse sold separately
Cartridges sold separately
Lack of instructions on screen for activities
Low, uncontrollable volume on MP3 function
Disclosure: I was given the The Barbie B-smart Learning Laptop™ by TimeToPlayMag.com for review. The thoughts and opinions are mine and honest.