It’s no surprise that tablets are rapidly turning from a niche computing device into something that’s owned by everyone, and LeapFrog are embracing this fact by bringing the device to kids. They have just announced the LeapPad Explorer – a multifunctional learning tablet that aids kids in learning, digital reading, and personal creativity. The LeadPad works just like an “adult tablet” except that it comes preloaded with edutainment apps aimed at children. The LeapPad will help kids with their vocabulary, phonics skills, reading comprehension as well as offer games and animated stories to it’s not all just about work. It even comes with a microphone, camera and video recorder for kids to make use of. Available this summer at $99.99 each and apps priced at $7.50, it sure is cheaper than letting your kids play with your shiny, new iPad. Head here for more details.