StoryPhones is an award winning MP3 digital audio system providing a versatile way of delivering audio resources such as stories, music, songs and games to children aged 3 to 7. Listening activities can be set up anywhere, indoors or outside. Our systems offer a complete solution for listening in the EYFS and KS1. When you order a StoryPhones system you will receive everything you and your children need to start listening, and you can build up your library of MP3 tracks from our BookShelf download store. StoryPhones is available with sets of 6 or 4 Headsets. If you would like more information, please visit our website, phone 0845 652 0906 or email
StoryPhones Headsets: Each Headset is an individual MP3 Player, with rechargeable battery set in a rugged plastic headband. Via the StoryPhones software, the Headsets can be set to play in different ways: automatic play, remote control for group listening, play single track. Headsets can be loaded with individual playlists or all six Headsets can play the same tracks at the same time.
StoryPhones Remote Console, loud speaking MP3 Player: The Remote Console is a robust, loud speaking MP3 player with a build in microphone. Children can listen out loud individually or in groups and record their own stories and ideas. Any number of Headsets can also be linked to the Remote Console for group listening activities.
StoryPhones BookShelf Software: The accompanying software supports the StoryPhones MP3 players. It allows you to create and upload playlists, store your audio tracks, preview them, change the settings for the Headsets and Remote Console and access our download store. The StoryPhones software comes with a non renewable site licence and can be installed on servers, networks and laptops throughout your setting. Included in the software are 22 brief training videos. We also offer free software updates to all of our customers.
BookShelf Download Store: The download store contains 100’s of audio tracks from leading publishers and well known content providers such as Pearson Bug Club, Walker Books and Little Tiger Press. We are constantly adding new titles and are always seeking to bring the best audio resources available to our customers. Any audio resource purchased from our download store comes with a site license to be used throughout your setting and can be downloaded again for free.
Support and Advice: StoryPhones provides a free support and advice service, our support engineer is always available to help with technical advice and our Educational consultant is always happy to provide information about audio resources and ideas for using StoryPhones.
The Little Listener: An award winning , loud speaking MP3 players ideal for children of all ages. The Little Listeners are available in a range of colours and is accompanied by the StoryPhones software, with full technical support and access to the BookShelf download store.
The StoryPhones MP3 digital audio system can be used to support the EYFS and Primary curriculums and enable practitioners to embed audio resources and listening throughout the learning environment. Audio resources can support literacy, numeracy and spoken communication skills and encourage children to investigate the world around them them by not only using their eyes but their ears as well.
StoryPhones MP3 Headsets and players enable audio resources to be accessible for all children. Our MP3 players are wire free with rechargeable batteries and can be used anywhere. Our MP3 players can be put into different settings allowing access to audio resources to be personalised to suit children’s individual needs. The loud speaking player can be switch controlled by two devices.
StoryPhones MP3 players are used by children in Special schools and mainstream settings to support the development of speaking and listening, literacy and reading. These schools have also reported that StoryPhones can encourage children's independent learning. Willow Dene School, Greenwich observed that "StoryPhones has increased the use of audio resources. It has allowed staff to personalise the children’s listening and encouraged them to work independently."