The best Yoto Cards for toddlers from nursery rhymes to bedtime stories

Yoto cards for toddlers

by Samantha Ball |
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A Yoto player is a wonderful storytelling device that comes with so many more great features, but with so many Yoto Player story cards to choose from, it's difficult knowing which of the Yoto cards for toddlers are worth buying.

Designed to be taken on the go, or moved around your home, the Yoto player will bring stories to life with cards that have stories on them, so your child can listen to engaging stories independently.

Best Yoto cards for toddlers at a glance:

Best story Yoto cards for toddlers: Where's Spot?: Buy here on Amazon.
Best nursery rhyme Yoto cards for toddlers: Old MacDonald and Other Pre-School Songs: Buy here on Amazon.
Best maths Yoto cards for toddlers: All Aboard the Number Train: Buy here on Amazon.

Yoto have recently revealed the newest card in their collection in the form of their first musical theatre songs Yoto card of Starlight Express by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

But which Yoto cards are best for toddlers? With a little help from parents, your toddler can enjoy story time through the Yoto player and they can even listening to music and educational cards that are suitable for their age!

Best story Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 1 hour 45 minutes

With 24 stories, Where's Spot? is a classic, and your toddler will love listening to the stories. There's also an exclusive Where's Spot song that they can listen to. There's even a birthday and Christmas story to listen to with this Yoto card.

Best Gruffalo story Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 25 minutes

The Gruffalo is a classic book and this audio story will take little ones on an adventure through the deep dark wood with the mouse. Discover all the challenges mouse faces! There's also a Gruffalo song on this Yoto card and a read-along version.

Best bedtime story Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 11 minutes

The Ten Minutes to Bed books are always a delight, but with the Yoto card you can listen to the countdown to a peaceful sleep. Featuring the monster, mermaid, dinosaur and unicorn, they're the perfect length for sending little one's to sleep.

Audio length:11 minutes

Best nursery rhyme Yoto cards for toddlers

Best Yoto cards for toddlers Old MacDonald and Other Pre-School Songs
Price: $9.99

Run time: 1 hour 8 minutes

The Old MacDonald and Other Pre-School Songs card features so many classic such as Old MacDonald himself, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Rain Rain Go Away and many more! It has 15 songs, and then it also has the sing-a-long versions of those same ones.

Best maths Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 14 minutes

This play along story helps teach little ones to count to ten. With character Zack struggling to count, his sister comes up with a plan to help him. It's a rhyming audio that your toddler can play along with if you have the Lego Duplo Number Train.

Best classic story Yoto cards for toddlers

Ladybird First Favourite TalesYoto
Price: $12.99

Run time: 1 hour 42 minutes

Who doesn't love the classic tales! The Yoto Ladybird First Favourite Tales features 18 stories, including The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Jack and the Beanstalk. They can be listened to at bedtime or when on the go for a story in the car.

Best Peppa story Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 1 hour 2 minutes

Does your toddler LOVE Peppa Pig? The On the Road with Peppa includes nine stories from Peppa Pig, as they go on different adventures. The music, sound effects and voices are all taken from the TV show. Some stories include Peppa Goes on Holiday and Miss Rabbit's Day Off.

Best pre-school Yoto cards for toddlers

Row your Boat YotoYoto
Price: $9.99

Run time: 1 hour 11 minutes

This Row Your Boat card features so many classic pre-school songs you can practise with your tot such as Humpty Dumpty, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Five Little Ducks and many more! It has 48 songs you and your little one can sing-a-long to.

Best bedtime songs Yoto cards for toddlers

Best Yoto cards for toddlers Lullabies for Bedtime
Price: $12.99

Run time: 40 minutes

Making a lovely little sleeping aid, the Lullabies for Bedtime can help your child to understand that when the lullabies are playing, it's time to settle down. With classics your toddler will know too, it's the perfect way to settle down after a day of adventure.

Best pirate Yoto cards for toddlers


Run time: 30 minutes

Does your toddler love pirates? The Songs for Little Pirates features 12 sea shanties and pirate singalongs. It's something fun and different for your tot to listen to and they can even play pirates with their Yoto Songs for Little Pirates in the background.

Best animal noises Yoto cards for toddlers

Run time: 22 minutes

With sounds of 12 real life animals, the Yoto player will display the animal with corresponding sound. The Animal Sounds are a great way to learn about different animals and what noises they make. We all know how much toddlers love animals too!

Best Yoto cards for toddlers long stories

Run time: 2 hours 50 minutes

James & the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl is one of the most loved stories by the classic author about the story of Whena boy who's peach grows and grows and grows in his garden, setting James off on a giant adventure!

Should I get the Yoto Player or the Mini?

While both have their benefits, for smaller children, the Yoto Player is more advisable as there are less small parts.

Yoto Player

Rrp: $119.99

Price: $99.99
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If you haven't already purchased a Yoto Player, then it's definitely worth investing in. The cubed audio device acts as a stroy telling device, where you can pop the card in the top or connect it to the app to play storys from.

Read our Yoto Player review here.


  • Helps avoid screen time
  • Hundreds of cards


  • Might not be engaging enough during the day

What age is the Yoto player suitable for?

The Yoto player is ideal for independent use for children aged three years plus. However, it can still be used for babies and toddlers. For small children, parents will just need to provide extra support through choosing age appropriate stories and changing the cards themselves.

Samantha Ball is a Product & Lifestyle Writer for Mother&Baby and freelanced for the website for two years before joining the team full time. She's a mum of two and loves browsing for the best products and cute outfits.

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