The best Tonies for 5 year olds

When it comes to 5 year olds, you need something that can keep up with their boundless energy and growing intellect. While they might not be ready for reading chapter books themselves just yet, these Tonies are all based on books which helps to flex their pre-reading skills.

Published 28/05/24 by Amy Blanchard

The best Tonies for 5 year olds

So, our team of experts have combined research and reviews to select the best Tonies for their age. Now, pop the kettle on aaaaaand relax, we’ve saved you a load of time!  

Moana

Best Seller
Moana

Moana

Disney

£14.99

Who doesn’t love a good ocean adventure? With Disney’s Moana Tonie, your five year old will set sail with Moana and Maui on a journey across the seas. It’s all about courage, self-discovery, and belting out ‘How Far I’ll Go’ at the top of their lungs!

This Tonie teaches: Bravery, friendship and perseverance 

Running time: 32 minutes

The Worst Witch

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The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch

£14.99

Hold on to your broomsticks – if your five year old is a fan of the popular Worst Witch book series aaaand they’re a fan of magic, then we might have just found you the perfect Tonie for them. They’ll be brewing up their own laughter and mischief alongside Mildred Hubble and her pals at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches. 

This Tonie teaches: Courage, perseverance and new experiences

Running time: 66 minutes

Encanto

Best Seller
Encanto

Encanto

Disney

£14.99

If your house has been filled with the sounds of ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ on repeat, the Encanto Tonie is a no-brainer. Five year olds can dive into the magical world of the Madrigal family with Mirabel as their guide. It’s a colourful, musical celebration of family and individuality that’ll have your little one dancing and dreaming of their own special gifts. 

This Tonie teaches: Belonging, family, courage and bravery 

Running time: 52 minutes

Hercules

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Hercules

Hercules

Disney

£14.99

Get story time off to a strong start for your five year olds with this heroic Disney tale. It’s filled with mythical creatures, daring deeds and plenty of muscle-flexing moments. And if they’re fans of the movie, they’ll be excited to hear that this Tonie features the voices from the original cast and also includes portions from the songs Go The Distance, One Last Hope and A Star is Born, woven throughout the story! 

This Tonie teaches: Courage, strength and resilience

Running time: 47 minutes

National Geographic: Dinosaur

Educational
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

National Geographic Kids

£14.99

Know a palaeontologist-in-training? Then they’ll love learning all about the dinosaurs on this National Geographic Tonie. From towering T-Rexes to speedy Velociraptors, this Tonie is packed with fascinating facts and enough dino-mania to satisfy even the fiercest of fossil fans. 

This Tonie teaches: Herbivores, carnivores, fossils and geological time periods

Running time: 60 minutes

The Wizard of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Favourite Classics

£14.99

This timeless classic is just the ticket for any five year old with a wild imagination. Join Dorothy, Toto, and their eclectic crew as they take a tornado-twisting trip down the yellow brick road. It’s a heartwarming tale that teaches bravery, friendship, and that there’s no place like home. This Tonie features a full-length adaptation of the story written by L. Frank Baum. 

This Tonie teaches: Adventure, new experiences, family, friendship and companionship

Running time: 135 minutes

Black British Tales

Black British Tales

Black British Tales

Cultural Tales

£14.99

£13.49

If your five year old loves to uncover fascinating facts and dive into history then they sound just like CJ. CJ is eight years old and she loves learning. With a little help from her family, she explores some amazing Black British Tales, from Mary Seacole to the Windrush Generation. AND this Tonie is narrated by the talented Taiya Samuel from the BBC’s JoJo and Gran Gran. 

This Tonie teaches: New experiences, new cultures and travel

Running time: 80 minutes

First Term at Malory Towers

First Term at Malory Towers

First Term at Malory Towers

Enid Blyton

£14.99

Get your five year olds excited for school with this four hour story from Enid Blyton. Darrell Rivers and her friends make great storytime pals with their midnight feasts, lacrosse games and pranks-a-plenty on this Tonie

This Tonie teaches: Friendship, new experiences and teamwork

Running time: 282 minutes

Why not try saving these recommended Tonies for five year olds to your wish list for the next gifting occasion? Take a look here.

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About Amy Blanchard

Amy Blanchard
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Amy’s favourite Tonie is Matilda. From a very young age, she was utterly obsessed with Matilda. She watched and read it so many times that she practically had the whole script memorised. As she grew older, she remained just like Matilda, a bookworm, a trickster, and a dreamer!