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!
This Month’s Exclusives
This month’s exclusive Yoto Club Cards include a magical new Yoto Original and an activity card filled with mindful exercises.
First Fairy Tales
Age range: 3-5, 5-8
Running time: 1 hr 30 mins
Climb a beanstalk with Jack, help out the Gingerbread Man and spin gold with Rumpelstiltskin in this magic-packed Yoto Original! Featuring ten classic tales and fables retold specially for younger children, Five Minute Fairy Tales brings stories to life with immersive sound effects and lively narration - at only five minutes each! Perfect for listening on-the-go with headphones, or at home with all the family, this Card is just right (sorry, Goldilocks!) for any occasion.
The stories included on this Card are: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Hare and the Tortoise, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Enormous Turnip, The Gingerbread Man, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Princess and the Pea, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin.
Peaceful Like a Panda
Author: Kira Willey
Age range: 3-5, 5-8
Running time: 37 mins
These easy-to-follow exercises help kids calmly and mindfully navigate their day, from sunrise to sunset. With sections dedicated to key activities in a child's routine - waking up, traveling, learning, playing, eating, and bedtime - kids can learn techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions anywhere, anytime.
Wake up bright and sunny, no matter the weather!
Explore the world around you during travel.
Boost your brain before learning.
Make the most of your imagination at playtime.
This Month’s Swaps
My First Ballet Music Album
Author: Various Artists
Age range: All ages
Running time (music only): 1 hr 13 mins
A bird dancing, an ox on a roof, flowers doing a waltz, a swan twirling about…what world is this? This is the magical world of ballet. The stage is full of people in colorful costumes, but nobody speaks. Introduce your child to ballet with this wonderful album.
The Smartest Giant in Town
Author: Julia Donaldson
Age range: 3-5, 5-8
Running time: 30 mins
George wishes he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town… until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes! Includes the original audiobook with music, a read-along version, and The Smartest Giant song.
Claude in the City
Author: Alex T. Smith
Age range: 5-8
Running time: 18 mins
Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life! When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day. Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. They have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until...Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero!
YolanDa’s Band Jam
Artist: YolanDa Brown
Age range: All ages
Running time: 29 mins
Get jamming with YolanDa Brown and her album of bouncing beats guaranteed to put a spring in your step! Written and performed by award-winning saxophonist and CBBC star YolanDa, these songs are all about getting involved and getting moving.
Author: Jen Green
Age range: 5-8, 8-12
Running time: 2 hrs 24 mins
Journey back in time to the age of the dinosaurs, the biggest, scariest creatures the world has ever known. Which dinosaurs hunted in packs like wolves? What was the deadliest dinosaur of them all? Which were the very largest species? Not all dinosaurs were bloodthirsty meat-eaters, but all were armed and dangerous. You are advised to keep well clear as we tour the world of the dinosaurs, taking a detailed look at all the most amazing species.
Anne of Green Gables
Author: L.M. Montgomery
Age range: 8-12
Running time: 2 hrs 37 mins
Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has red hair, a vivid imagination and cannot stop talking. Quite a shock for old Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who wanted a boy to help them on the farm… Anne is soon the talk of the town with her funny ways and endless adventures, but it is not long before she has won the hearts of everyone. This classic story is set in Canada at the beginning of the twentieth century and is one of the most enduring favorites of children’s literature.
Mermaids and Fairy Dust
Artist: Christiane Kerr
Age range: 0-2 and 3-5
Running time: 57 mins
From leading yoga instructor and Montessori teacher Christiane Kerr comes this superb meditation album! Designed to help children relax and enhance feelings of happiness and contentment, this album comprises 4 themes: Creative Meditations, Floating Meditations, Soothing Meditations and Peaceful Meditations. Each theme comprises four individual creative visualisations.
Drawing upon her vast experience of working with children, Christiane skilfully guides little ones to the creative part of their mind through a number of carefully scripted story meditations, each with an underlay of subtle sound effects and gentle music. This audio can be used at home with your children or as a teaching resource.
Fun Kids Junior
Artist: Fun Kids
Age range: 3-5
Running time: N/A
Get those toes tapping with songs aimed at preschoolers, and wind down with bedtime stories and lullabies overnight. Fun Kids Radio has been broadcasting digitally for more than ten years, and this offshoot curates music and more for the littlest listeners.
Please Note: This title may contain advertisements. These ads are created by Fun Kids and are not affiliated with Yoto.
And that’s it! We hope you enjoy your Club options this month, and we’ll be back on June 1st with a whole new selection of cards to choose from. Happy listening!