Vtech Light-up Baby Tablet Toy

For younger children, educational toys that light up and make sounds can mean hours of playtime fun. The VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet has a format your child is familiar with after seeing portable computing devices all their lives, and it also responds to their touch with various sounds and lights.

With a toy like the VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet, your child feels as though they are in control of everything they do and they everything they touch gets results. Many of the features of this toy are interactive but are only for play, but they will still get your child smiling and laughing for hours.

This is the kind of toy parents can give their children on a rainy afternoon and help fill the otherwise dreary day with fun.

Basic Features of the Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet

The VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet fits conveniently in your child's hands, or it can across their lap or on the floor. Its tablet design makes it very easy for your child to figure out and use.

This toy is loaded with over 160 children's songs, fun sound effects and verbal phrases to help your child work on their language skills. The app buttons initiate various lights and sounds that can help your child to learn.

There is a fun bear character that guides your child through all of their learning lessons, and the bear also uses recorded phrases to talk to your child. There is a screen in the middle of the tablet that can display letters as your child learns them, and there are clock and weather buttons your child can use to check on the outside world.

This toy is intended for children ranging in age from nine months to three years old. The manufacturer has set the retail price at $17.99, which does not reflect any applicable sales tax or shipping costs that may be added to the final purchase price.

Detailed Features of the Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet

For a toy that is only six inches in height, the VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet has plenty of interactive features. Those features include:

  • Buttons to check the time and weather (they give pre-recorded messages and not the actual time or weather)
  • 10 pretend app buttons that trigger different audio recordings and light up when pressed
  • A LED screen that displays letters in association with the audio lessons
  • Over 160 songs and several learning lessons offered through a single audio feature
  • A picture taking feature that has buttons your child can press
  • The pretend email app has an audio recording that helps the child to pretend that they are opening real email
  • The screen is backlit to make it easier to see

As you would imagine, this kind of toy has some features that are only included for looks and do not offer an interactive properties. Those features include:

  • The picture taking button makes a sound but does not take any pictures
  • The battery life and signal strength indicators are only decals
  • The bear cub character is not animated

This toy is small and lightweight, which means that it is very easy to handle. There is no assembly required, except for installing the three "AAA" batteries that come with the product.

From what we understand, the manufacturer recommends discarding the demo batteries that come with the product and installing new batteries for best results.

Products Similar to the VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet

There are a few toys to consider besides the Touch Tablet... here are just a few to consider.

You can complete your child's portable computing collection with the VTech Touch and Swipe Baby Phone. This toy phone is a bit limited on interactive features, but it makes enough sounds and lights up just enough to keep your child interested. Your child sees mom and dad with a tablet and a smartphone, so it is only fair that the baby get a tablet and smartphone of their own.

The Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Smart Stages Tablet is a product similar to the VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet, but it has advanced features that help your child to challenge themselves. Each of the play apps on the screen has a sound associated with it, and children can learn to put combinations of app buttons together to get different results.

Your child will have to learn technology at some point, and it is always good to get them started as soon as possible. The VTech Light-Up Baby Touch Tablet lets your little one get used to playing with tablet apps and helps them to feel just like mom and dad.

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