The best Tonies for 6 year olds

What makes a Tonie worthy of a spot in the hall of fame for six year olds? Well, at this age, they’re like big sponges – soaking up knowledge, humour and adventure. They're chatterboxes, idea factories and problem-solvers, and they deserve a Tonie that matches their boundless curiosity and creativity.

Published 28/05/24 by Amy Blanchard

The best Tonies for 6 year olds

A proven, fun fact for you: When kids read along to their favourite audiobooks they become faster readers and boost their reading fluency. It’s just one of the reasons older listeners love using their Toniebox.

Shrek 

Shrek

Shrek

Shrek

£14.99

Move over, Prince Charming – Shrek is here to steal the show! This Tonie brings the beloved ogre’s adventures to life. With its mix of humour, fairy-tale twists, and valuable life lessons about accepting yourself and others, Shrek is an all-time favourite with six year olds. They’ll love joining Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey on their hilarious quests. 

This Tonie teaches: Friendship, teamwork, self acceptance and kindness 

Running time: 90 minutes

Despicable Me 

The Junior Novel

The Junior Novel

Despicable Me

£14.99

What six year old doesn’t love a good laugh with the Minions? The Despicable Me Tonie brings all the giggles and fun of Gru and his mischievous little yellow helpers. Perfect for kids who enjoy a bit of comedy and heartwarming moments, this Tonie is sure to keep them entertained and engaged. 

This Tonie teaches: Family, leadership, teamwork and curiosity 

Running time: 116 minutes

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

Roald Dahl

£14.99

What better way to tickle your six year old’s funny bones and ignite their imagination than Roald Dahl’s delightfully twisted tales? This Tonie has fifteen rhyming stories like Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs, all with a hilariously gruesome twist. 

This Tonie teaches:

Running time: 109 minutes

Magic Faraway Tree

Magic Faraway Tree - The Enchanted Wood

Magic Faraway Tree - The Enchanted Wood

Enid Blyton

£14.99

This enchanting tale from Enid Blyton is perfect for keeping six year olds entertained with engaging stories for up to four hours of listening – now that’s a tall tale! With its whimsical characters and magical lands, this Tonie is guaranteed to transport your older listener to a world of wonder – they may even find out what awaits above the branches of the Faraway Tree…

This Tonie teaches: Friendship, curiosity, teamwork and exploration

Running time: 117 minutes

Brilliant World of Tom Gates

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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

£14.99

This feature-length Tonie is based on the first book in the Tom Gates series and is great for six year old listeners. Tom Gates’ diaries usually include lots of funny doodles, but his stories are just as hilarious when read aloud – especially when Rupert Grint’s reading. It’s basically a rollercoaster ride of mischief and mayhem! 

This Tonie teaches: Creativity, imagination and friendship

Running time: 106 minutes

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

Educational
Terrible Tudors

Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories

£14.99

Learning in disguise? Sign our six year olds right up. This Tonie features an in-depth exploration of the Tudor period – but not as they might normally hear it. From Horrible Henries to the end of Evil Elizabeth, history comes alive in all its gory, gruesome glory (cue lots of gasps and giggles). 

This Tonie teaches: The Tudor period and an interest in history

Running time: 55 minutes

Toto the Ninja Cat

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Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape

Toto the Ninja Cat

£14.99

Move over, ordinary felines. Toto is no ordinary cat – she’s a ninja cat on a mission! With stealth, smarts, and a whole lot of heart, Toto and her brother, Silver, are here to whisk your five year old away on a purr-fectly thrilling adventure. This Tonie is based on the popular story books, and written and narrated by Demort O’Leary, 

This Tonie teaches: Endurance, trusting yourself, leadership, family and problem solving

Running time: 85 minutes

Why not try saving these recommended Tonies for six 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!