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New Yoto Club FAQs

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New Yoto Club FAQs

New Yoto Club is here and it's better then ever! If you were already a Yoto Club member before Monday, October 3rd, here's a refresher on everything you need to know about the new Yoto Club.

New Yoto Club is here!

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New Yoto Club is here!

New Yoto Club is here! We hope you love it as much as we do. Read our step by step instructions on how to use your first ever set of new Club Credits.

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It's officially Spooktober! (Trick or) treat your kids to a be-spook selection of spine-chilling audio adventures. Keep an ear out for new ways to celebrate this year, including six new spooky soundscapes coming soon to the Yoto App... 

October Yoto Daily Schedule

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October Yoto Daily Schedule

October is nearly here, and with it comes some frightfully fun Yoto Daily episodes! This month, get in the ghostly spirit of things with Jake's take on Halloween, and other fun days such as World Animal Day and International Day of the Girl.

Interactive Content and Audio Games

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Interactive Content and Audio Games

While there’s much to be said about putting on an audiobook, podcast, or soundscape to relax or fall asleep, the Yoto Player gives audio the opportunity to be an immersive and interactive experience. I love creating audio that gets kids up and moving, playing along, answering questions, and learning new things. 

What are digital Yoto Cards?

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What are digital Yoto Cards?

Digital Yoto Cards are a new way to discover stories, songs and sounds on Yoto. The same great audio, just without the physical card sent out to you.

Useful Timers

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Useful Timers

Yoto supports both morning and bedtime routines, making it easier for parents to get kids up and out first thing and then back in bed on time in the evening.

Yoto App Release 2.41

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Yoto App Release 2.41

Does it get more exciting than a new app update? Of course it doesn't! It’s time to share the round up on the latest new features available now. To see these updates, make sure you're using version 2.41.

Get ready for new Yoto Club

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Get ready for new Yoto Club

We’re making Yoto Club simpler to use and better than ever. You’ll get access to a much bigger collection of Yoto Cards, plus your usual 10% off and free shipping on everything, all the time. All for the same monthly or annual price.

Meet The Musician: Interview with Divinity Roxx

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Meet The Musician: Interview with Divinity Roxx

This month, we sat down with Divinity Roxx - former bassist of Beyoncé, Grammy-nominated artist, and creator of Ready Set Go! on Yoto.

September Yoto Daily Schedule

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September Yoto Daily Schedule

September is nearly here, and with it comes some exciting new Yoto Daily episodes! Turn your listening ears on for Back to School, plus fun days like Roald Dahl Day, International Vulture Day (we're talking fun facts and a quiz about vultures), and arrrgh, let's not forget Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Create a new school routine with Yoto!

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Create a new school routine with Yoto!

Starting school or returning to school after a long summer is a big change for children - and a big change to family life. Establishing a familiar routine at home goes a long way to helping things run just that little bit more smoothly - and Yoto is here to help!

Starting School with Jake

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Starting School with Jake

We can help our little ones feel more prepared, more relaxed and ultimately, excited to enter the classroom. Read on for some practical tips on how to prepare them for their big adventure.

Yoto Partners With Global Empowerment Brand, Rebel Girls, to Offer An Award-Winning Podcast for Kids

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Yoto Partners With Global Empowerment Brand, Rebel Girls, to Offer An Award-Winning Podcast for Kids

Yoto has today announced their partnership with Rebel Girls, a global empowerment brand dedicated to raising the most inspired and confident generation of girls, to offer select episodes of the Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls podcast for free on the Yoto app.

Stories about Inspiring Girls and Women

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Stories about Inspiring Girls and Women

If you’re on the hunt for audiobooks with inspiring female protagonists that will appeal to girls (and boys alike), then Yoto has a brilliant selection of stories and biographies.

August Yoto Daily Schedule

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August Yoto Daily Schedule

Every Sunday in August you can join Jake for a Draw-Along, followed by short mindfulness activities on Mondays with Monday Mindfulness. You can also participate in Yoto Daily’s Great Big Elephant Quiz on World Elephant Day (12th of August).

September’s Yoto Club Cards

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September’s Yoto Club Cards

This month’s Club selection has something for every young listener! Jump to the Island of Conclusions, learn about the gods of ancient Egypt, or sing along to the best of The Beatles.

Summer days need music

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Summer days need music

When kids choose the tunes, great summer memories are theirs for the making. So whether you’re embarking on a summer adventure or embracing a stay-cation for all it’s worth, here are some inspiring musical Yoto Cards for your kids to enjoy.

Choose the right player for your family

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Choose the right player for your family

Like siblings, Yoto Player and Yoto Mini have a lot in common. But also like siblings, they have some very important differences. If you're wondering which audio player is right for your family, this simple chart will help!

Musical Journeys with Yoto

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Musical Journeys with Yoto

Love of music starts during childhood and at Yoto we believe in helping kids and families discover a wide breadth of music and sounds. We want to help a new generation of kids fall in love with the power of music.

How to Prepare Your Player for Adventure!

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How to Prepare Your Player for Adventure!

Off on a family adventure this summer? Whether you’re soaring off to sunnier climes or packing up and hitting the road, get your Yoto Player or Yoto Mini ready for travel in 3 easy steps.

Favorite Funny Stories

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Favorite Funny Stories

Some say laughter is the best medicine, and we couldn’t agree more. Luckily, Yoto has many amazing titles that will tickle the funny bone!

10 Cards for Mindfulness and Wellbeing

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10 Cards for Mindfulness and Wellbeing

The more that we discover about the benefits of practicing mindfulness, the more we come to realize that building on our mental wellbeing must be treated as a life-long education, rather than a passing thought. 

Get crafty with our Limited Edition Make Your Own Summer cards!

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Get crafty with our Limited Edition Make Your Own Summer cards!

At Yoto we’re determined to give kids plenty of fun and creative ways to enjoy their summer holidays. So, pick up a Make Your Own card - it's time to get in the spirit of summer! Make Your Own cards offer endless opportunities for your little ones to get creative.

August Club Card Picks are here!

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August Club Card Picks are here!

Hello, listeners! It’s July, which means it’s time to pick your August Club Cards. This month, we’ve got a selection of classic childhood tales, hilarious historical stories, sing-along sounds and more that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Meet The Musician: Interview with Sonia De Los Santos

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Meet The Musician: Interview with Sonia De Los Santos

We’re big fans of music around here, in all its forms. What better way to celebrate the joy of music than to meet the awesome artists behind some of your favorite Yoto tracks? This month, we sat down with artist Sonia De Los Santos, Latin Grammy nominee and creator of Canta Con Sonia!

Songs, Stories and Activities for Ages 0-5

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Songs, Stories and Activities for Ages 0-5

As a mom of a five year old and a one year old, I’m constantly amazed by just how much discovery and learning is packed into a child’s first five years - and how much change and progression they go through every few months of life. 

World Music Day: Meet Yoto's Head of Music!

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World Music Day: Meet Yoto's Head of Music!

Happy #WorldMusicDay! đŸŽ” From the upbeat and playful to the sleepy and gentle, there’s a tune for every family with Yoto - and what better way to celebrate the joy of music than by sitting down with Dominic Hodge, Yoto’s very own Head of Music.

Yoto Around the World Competition: Check out our winners!

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Yoto Around the World Competition: Check out our winners!

Last month we hosted an Instagram competition where we asked community members to share photos of their summer adventures with Yoto. We had so many amazing entries, but we had to narrow it down to 9 winners. Check out the winning posts below!

Q&A with Caley Nunnally: Your Top Speech Questions Answered

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Q&A with Caley Nunnally: Your Top Speech Questions Answered

Whether it is trouble pronouncing certain words or a delay in speech, there are many obstacles children may face while finding their voice. We recently invited Caley Nunnally - a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist - to chat with members of our Yoto Community and answer their speech and language development questions. 

July Club Card Picks are here!

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July Club Card Picks are here!

Hello, listeners! It’s June, which means it’s time to pick your July Club Cards. Yay! This month, we’ve got a wide selection of terrific traveling tunes, classic childhood tales, soothing sounds and more that the whole family is sure to enjoy. Happy choosing!

Classic Stories for Kids of All Ages

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Classic Stories for Kids of All Ages

You might have noticed: here at Yoto we love books! Check out our top picks for time-sanctioned classics narrated by the most incredible talent that you can bring home and listen to on your Yoto as many times as you’d like.

Meet The Musician: Interview with Caspar Babypants

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Meet The Musician: Interview with Caspar Babypants

We’re big fans of music around here, in all its forms. What better way to celebrate the joy of music than to meet the awesome artists behind some of your favorite Yoto tracks? This month, we sat down with artist Caspar Babypants to find out why music is so special to him and what goes into the creation of his upbeat, funky tunes!

Get to know Jake: The host of Yoto Daily!

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Get to know Jake: The host of Yoto Daily!

Many of you may know Jake as the writer, producer, and host of Yoto Daily, but did you know he was also a primary school teacher before joining Yoto? We wanted our community to have the chance to get to know Jake a little better, so we recently invited him to chat with members on our Facebook group!

June Club Card Picks are here!

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June Club Card Picks are here!

Hello, listeners! It’s May, and we’ve got the perfect springtime treat for you: your June Club Card Picks. Yay! This month, we’ve got a wide selection of magical fairy tales, classical tunes, funny stories and more that the whole family is sure to enjoy. Happy choosing!

Interview with Zanib Mian: Author of the Planet Omar Series

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Interview with Zanib Mian: Author of the Planet Omar Series

Zanib Mian is a celebrated children’s author best known for the Planet Omar series. We got the chance to sit down with her and learn what inspired the series as well as her passion for bringing diverse representation to children's literature!

Inspired Tales: The results are in!

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Inspired Tales: The results are in!

Last year, we launched Inspired Tales - our writing competition for kids. We were overwhelmed with incredible entries, so a massive well done to everybody who sent their stories in. It was no easy feat, but after much deliberation, the results are in
 Meet your Inspired Tales winners, 2021-22!

May Club Card picks are here!

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May Club Card picks are here!

Hello, listeners! It might be April Fools’ Day, but this isn’t a prank: your May Club Card Picks are really here! This month, we’ve got a wide selection of classic childhood tales, animal-tastic music, inspirational stories and more that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Q&A with Dr. Larry Mitnaul: Your Top Sleep Questions Answered

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Q&A with Dr. Larry Mitnaul: Your Top Sleep Questions Answered

Sleep is a tricky subject. When it comes to bedtime, every child - and every family - is different. And yet, bedtime battles are something that all parents face. We recently invited Dr. Larry Mitnaul, Child and Adult Psychiatrist, to answer some of our Yoto Community's most asked questions around sleep. 

Meet The Musician: Interview with LifeScore Music

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Meet The Musician: Interview with LifeScore Music

We’re big fans of music around here, in all its forms. What better way to celebrate the joy of music than to meet the awesome artists behind some of your favorite Yoto tracks? This month, we sat down with the dream team behind LifeScore Music
 Mary Lockwood and Danny Ryan!

Disney at Yoto: what’s the difference?

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Disney at Yoto: what’s the difference?

We love Disney and we know you do too! Our store has everything from 5-Minute Stories, to Disney Classics, to Junior Novels... But with so many magical Disney titles on offer, it can be difficult to pinpoint their differences.

5 Tips for Entertaining Kids at Home with Yoto

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5 Tips for Entertaining Kids at Home with Yoto

Tips and tricks on how to enjoy Yoto Player within your home - whether on break from school or vacation!

Meet The Musician: Interview with Jazzy Ash

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Meet The Musician: Interview with Jazzy Ash

We’re big fans of music around here, in all its forms. What better way to celebrate the joy of music than to meet the awesome artists behind some of your favorite Yoto tracks? This month, we sat down with artist Jazzy Ash to find out why music is so special to her, and what inspired her album Songs From The Playground.

March Yoto Club picks: it’s love at first sight

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March Yoto Club picks: it’s love at first sight

New Year, New Club Cards!

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New Year, New Club Cards!

INCOMING: 2022 and January Club Cards!

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INCOMING: 2022 and January Club Cards!

Yoto Mini Shipping Status

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Yoto Mini Shipping Status

‘Tis the Season for Club Cards!

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‘Tis the Season for Club Cards!

Back to School with Yoto!

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Back to School with Yoto!

Learning shouldn’t stop when you leave the classroom. Prepare for back-to-school and unlock a world of educational audio with Yoto.

Yoto Community Favorites - Story Cards

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Yoto Community Favorites - Story Cards

From Ladybird Adventures to Funnybones, find out which story Yoto Cards our online community love the most.

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