Audiobooks are a growing market – for kids and adults – both as an antidote to screen time and as a pleasure uniquely their own. In 2019, , according to the Audio Publishers Association – and that was before the pandemic hit. You’ll see this reflected at publishers across the board: compared to the previous year, accounting for 23% of consumer revenues for the quarter (that includes e-books and audiobooks). Read more…
Versatile and really well-designed • Good for a variety of ages • Radio • podcast and light-up features make this more than a simple speaker • Functions as a Bluetooth speaker the parent can control
The Yoto is expensive: It starts at $99.99 for the speaker on its own • The chances you’ll lose a beloved story card are high and need to play it from the app
It’s expensive upfront but we’re confident the Yoto Player is one of the more worthwhile tech devices for kids. It will be the one toy on your child’s bedside table from toddlerhood to the tween/teen years (and from one child to the next). There’s an ever-evolving library of content, so you’re sure to find something that interests your child.