I was recommended the Leapfrog Tag Reading system by a friend for my 4 year old son. I bought the reader which came with a 'sample' book and both my 4 year old and my 6 year old sons played with them constantly whilst on a 3 week trip to France. On our return, I searched for something other than a book and found the World Map Activity Board. This toy is awesome. Both boys love playing with it, learning all the countries, facts, playing the different games on both sides of the board. It's a daily activity and well worth the money. The board is not flimsy as stated in other reviews, although it is large and you need to lay it out on a flat surface to use it properly.