LeapFrog wants to corner the educational electronics market for kids, and with the upcoming My Own Story Time Pad, they’re gunning specifically for the e-reader. The new My Own Story Time Pad is essentially a $30 e-reader for kids. Each device comes pre-loaded with a Pad that comes pre-loaded with a story, email, and three songs, and it can hold up to five stories, ten songs, and three emails at a time. This device is designed for younger kids, ages two and up, as a great way to get them used reading. Kids can follow along to stories and parent scan even have the stories personalized with their kids name…
The tablets for mom and dad don’t stop coming out, so it really was only a matter of time before tablets for kids starting popping up. The first is Fable by Isabella Products. It’s a 7″ high-res touchscreen tablet that utilizes Isabella’s patent-pending carousel navigation interface. It will come preloaded with “with world-famous children’s content from strategic partner and global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH).” The device will also be powered by a mobile broadband connection so that kids can use the device while traveling. Not many more details are known about Fable – except it looks like it’ll be available in gray, blue or pink.