Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 12.41.03 PMLeapFrog’s Touch Magic Learning Bus (currently available on for under $20, with free shipping for Prime members) is a musical learning toy for children ages 2 and older.

Making movements or touching the sensor will activate the bus, which runs on three AAA batteries (included). Children can toggle between the bus’s modes (Learning, Letter Exploration, and Music), and parents can go online for tips on expanding and enhancing the learning activities.

When a child touches one of the alphabet letters on the Magic Bus, the child hears the letter name, the letter sound, and 26 words that begin with the letter. Once the child recognizes each letter, there’s a Find the Letter game, The Magic Bus, is lightweight at 1.5 lbs, and parents can use a damp cloth to wipe off grimy fingerprints.

The Touch Magic Learning Bus is available here.

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