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"Today is my birthday! Happy birthday to me! WOO-HOO!!!"

The Birthday Hunt is a LeapPad game including the interactive book and cartridge available in Leap 1. It is also available in the LeapPad Pro. It teaches math with numbers from 1-20, shapes, patterns, and money, and tells the tale of Leap's birthday.

Plot

Leap wakes up and realizes it's his birthday. Edison leads Leap to follow the clues to reveal his birthday present. He goes through many venues in Alphaville, and then goes up to Gramps' Attic. He opens the secret box and reveals roller skates, his new gift and says to the audience: "This is the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER!"

Characters

Numbers 1-20

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20

Shapes

  • triangle
  • square
  • circle
  • rectangle
  • oval
  • star
  • diamond
  • heart

Colors

  • red
  • yellow
  • blue
  • green
  • orange
  • purple

Mixtures

  • blue and yellow make green
  • red and blue make purple
  • yellow and red make orange

Time on the Clock

Hours

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Minutes

  • 00
  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • 36
  • 37
  • 38
  • 39
  • 40
  • 41
  • 42
  • 43
  • 44
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47
  • 48
  • 49
  • 50
  • 51
  • 52
  • 53
  • 54
  • 55
  • 56
  • 57
  • 58
  • 59

Breakfast Food Numbers

Mrs. Frog serves Leap and Edison some breakfast.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

Money

Dollars and Cents

  • 1 cent = penny
  • 5 cents = nickel
  • 10 cents = dime
  • 25 cents = quarter
  • $1.00 = dollar

Numbers With Words

  • 1 one
  • 2 two
  • 3 three
  • 4 four
  • 5 five
  • 6 six
  • 7 seven
  • 8 eight
  • 9 nine
  • 10 ten
  • 11 eleven
  • 12 twelve
  • 13 thirteen
  • 14 fourteen
  • 15 fifteen
  • 16 sixteen
  • 17 seventeen
  • 18 eighteen
  • 19 nineteen
  • 20 twenty

Animals in the Zoo

Leap and Edison find the animals in a zoo.

  • elephant
  • giraffe
  • lion
  • zebra
  • rhinoceros
  • monkey
  • hippopotamus
  • turtle
  • snake
  • hyena
  • parrot
  • vulture
  • turtle
  • snake

Musical Instruments

The marching band of musical instruments comes to Leap and Edison.

  • flute
  • trumpet
  • trombone
  • tuba
  • bass drum

Game

A present icon is at the bottom of the page to play a game.

Trivia

  • Grandpa Frog narrates the poem. The speaker tells the instructions.
  • Leap is stated to be 9 years old in this book.
  • There are hidden numbers in every scene.
  • A marching band (Freddy, Ron, Hannah, Kit, 2 unknown) comes through Leap.
  • Leap and Edison visit different places.
  • This book contains verses. The other book is Tad Goes Shopping.
  • Evidence is revealed for Leap and Lily's birthday:
    • Leap's birthday is on years that are divisible by four called "leap years."
    • Lily's birthday is in 74 days. After this book, Lily turns 6 years old.
  • Leap's presents come in colors and stripes.

Gallery

Version 1

Version 2

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