Fun and Parent-Approved YouTube Channels for Kids
What do your children like to watch? Are they a fan of all the classic Disney films? Do they love the Cartoon Network? Or, do they spend their time surfing YouTube?
If YouTube is their thing, you might be concerned about what they’re actually watching. After all, YouTube has a HUGE variety of channels – geared for all ages.
But there are lots of fun – and parent-approved – YouTube channels that your kids can check out! Here are just a few of them.
- Sesame Street: Your children can find all of their favorite characters on YouTube. The YouTube description says:
- Welcome to Sesame Street! A colorful community of monsters, birds, grouches, and humans. A place where everyone counts. Spend time with all your favorite furry friends and subscribe for new videos every week.
- For more fun games and videos for your preschooler in a safe, child-friendly environment, visit us at https://www.sesamestreet.org.
- Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street that has been reaching and teaching children since 1969. Today, Sesame Workshop is an innovative force for change, with a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. We’re present in more than 150 countries, serving vulnerable children through a wide range of media, formal education, and philanthropically-funded social impact programs, each grounded in rigorous research and tailored to the needs and cultures of the communities we serve. For more information, please visit sesameworkshop.org.
- PBS Kids: PBS Kids has its own YouTube Channel and it’s full of the content your children love. The summary reads:
- Welcome to the official PBS KIDS Channel on YouTube.
- PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based media, using new and traditional platforms to support children in their acquisition of knowledge and critical thinking skills while empowering their imagination and curiosity of the world.
- Providing the highest-quality programming and learning environment for children, PBS’ children’s media invites kids on a journey to explore the world around them with non-violent, age-appropriate content that offers positive role models for children to learn from and grow with.
- Storyline Online: Virtual story time brought to you by famous people – how fun is that? YouTube says this about Storyline Online:
- The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning and Daytime Emmy-nominated children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Chris Pine, Wanda Sykes, Justin Theroux, and Betty White reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations, helping to inspire a love of reading in children.
- Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, and educators worldwide. For each book, supplemental curriculum developed by a literacy specialist is provided, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners worldwide.
- Visit Storyline Online at storylineonline.net
- The Brain Scoop: This YouTube Channel is brought to you by The Field Museum in Chicago. The YouTube description says:
- I’m Emily, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago, former volunteer of the University of Montana Zoological Museum, and I’d like to share some of the amazing things we have in the collection with the Internet!
- Cosmic Kids Yoga: The kids can be active and have fun by doing some yoga! YouTube says:
- Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids.
- Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence – and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!
- Stream all our videos ad-free: https://app.cosmickids.com
- Train to teach kids yoga with Jaime – https://cosmickids.com/learn
- Support us directly on Patreon: patreon.com/cosmickidsyoga
- Subscribe! https://bit.ly/cosmickidsyoga
- (Secret yoga codeword = Namaste!)
Have your children check out these YouTube channels! Maybe they’ll find a new favorite that they like!
(**All descriptions taken from individual YouTube channels)