We all love screens for games, movies, video meetings (well, maybe not that last one). Too much of a good thing is too much sometimes; kids (and adults!) need a break. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a new way for kids to play, something totally different…dare we say magical even? We’ve found it and have to share: meet tonies! We were blown away by how different and cool this is (and it’s so much more than just a toy). Keep reading to learn why tonies are your family’s new lovable storytime companion!

What Is a Toniebox? Interactive Listening and Imaginative Play in a Whole New Way

The Toniebox is an imagination-building, interactive and screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs and more. It comes to life when paired with a Tonie: hand-painted characters with stories to tell, worlds to explore and songs to sing along with.

Made for kids three and up, tonies are simple to use, so kids can play all on their own or together with friends and family! Pro tip: Tonies are a huge help for bedtime routines since the Toniebox is soft, squeezable and bed-friendly! Soft and strong, the Toniebox is made for hands-on play and can handle it all, plus you don’t have to worry about shattered screens—what a relief!

What are Tonies? Characters With Unique Stories To Tell

Each collectible Tonie character magnetically attaches to the Toniebox, making it simple for little listeners to control their audio adventures. Content Tonies come pre-loaded with a ton of content, including stories from Disney’s The Lion King and Cars, and fun new characters like The Gruffalo and so much more.

This is so cool: there also Creative Tonies, which you can customize with up to 90 minutes of your own content. You can upload your own favorite songs and stories or have grandparents record their favorite book to share with your child on the Toniebox for an extra-special bedtime treat!

How Does It Work? So Easy, Your Three-Year-Old Can Do it All By Themselves

The Toniebox is smart technology that instantly recognizes any Tonie, so the storytime magic begins right away! The Toniebox will start telling a story, playing music or leading your child on an audio adventure! Kids just pick any Tonie they like and pop it onto the box. When putting a Tonie on for its first adventure, their story automatically downloads to the Toniebox. You can then play the Tonie anywhere; take it to a friend’s house or on a road trip—no Wi-Fi needed and seven hours of battery life between charges! 


Learn more about tonies and this extra-special deal: Now through the end of 2020, get a FREE Tonie with the purchase of a Starter Set!


—Jamie Aderski

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