Our Awards

We're honored to have been recognized by our industry as the leading educational audio- learning system for kids. View some of our awards and certifications below.

STEM.org Authenticated Educational Product

Founded in 2001, STEM.org Educational Research™️ (SER) is the longest continually-operating, privately-held STEM education research and credentialing organization in America. Through an extensive collaborative effort, SER has worked closely with pedagogical researchers, an international coalition of educators, administrators, NGO’s and schools to establish a trusted set of STEM benchmarks. The resources and proven best-practices of this initiative have led to the world’s original and most recognized, blockchain-secured algorithmic STEM credentialing framework: STEM.org Accredited™ for Programs, STEM.org Certified™ for People, and STEM.org Authenticated™ for Products.

National Parenting Center: Seal of Approval

Storypod has achieved the prestigious honor of being awarded the Seal of Approval from the National Parenting Center. This distinguished designation holds immense significance as it underscores StoryPod's exceptional quality, innovation, and suitability for families and children. The National Parenting Center's rigorous evaluation process involves real-world testing by parents and experts, ensuring that only products of the highest caliber receive this recognition. The Seal of Approval serves as a trusted guide for parents, highlighting StoryPod as a reliable and enriching educational tool that aligns with the needs and preferences of modern families.

2023 Baby Maternity Magazine Product of the Year

Baby Maternity Magazine is a national publication that provides new moms and moms-to-be with the latest information on all things baby. Baby Maternity Magazine's Awards Program is unique in that all products submitted are reviewed by moms, music educators and early education professionals.

2023 National Parenting Product Award Winner

We have been celebrating the best for 33 years! The industry knows and respects us and parents trust us. As one of the longest running awards programs in the country, we are the “go-to” source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families. At NAPPA Awards our focus is family and our mission is simple — find and showcase the best toys, baby and family products.

2023 Creative Child Awards TOP TOY OF THE YEAR

Creative Child Magazine is a national monthly parenting magazine that expands the definition of creativity by providing originality and spontaneity to parents seeking resources to nurture their child’s creativity. Creative Child Magazine's Awards Program is unique in that all products submitted are reviewed by moms, music educators and early education professionals. Only one product per category can win a Toy of the Year award, as well as, CD, DVD, Book and Game of the Year. 

2023 PAL Award

Established by a speech and language expert, and now led by speech-language pathologist, Erika Cardamone MS, CCC-SLP, the PAL Award recognizes exceptional toys, games and books / media that by design, content, quality, and character, engender play that advances language and appeal to all children for lasting play value. Winners are recognized in the industry as leaders in child language development and education that spark fun and creative play in children.

2022 Academics' Choice Award Winner: Smart Media

Academics' Choice Awards™ help parents and educators validate claims such as "critical thinking" and "educational toy" with a qualified, scientific and objective approach to evaluation. Academics' Choice Awards™ bring recognition to the best thinking-based products in the industry. Academics’ Choice is the only international awards company designed to bring increased recognition to publishers, manufacturers, independent authors and developers that aim to stimulate cognitive development. A panel of highly qualified academics, parents, teachers, homeschoolers and children evaluate products based on educational benefits such as higher-order thinking skills, character building, creative play, durability and originality. Only the genuine “mind-builders” are recognized with the coveted Academics’ Choice Award™.

2022 The Mom’s Choice Awards Winner

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of items from more than 60 countries. MCA evaluators volunteer their time and are bound by a strict code of ethics which ensures expert and objective analysis free from any manufacturer association. The evaluation process uses a proprietary methodology in which items are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost. Each item is judged on its own merit. MCA evaluators are especially interested in items that help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually; are morally sound and promote good will; and are inspirational and uplifting.

2021 Good Housekeeping Parenting Awards Winner

Good Housekeeping’s team of engineers, scientists, and product experts thoroughly reviewed submissions and experienced them firsthand, both in their homes and in the Good Housekeeping Institute testing labs. Plus, GH experts received in-depth reviews from over 400 parents to get real-world feedback. The featured winners are products that improve the wellbeing of families, whether through convenience, safety, enrichment, or other factors.