YouTube has completely changed the way we view videos, and it has become an incredibly useful tool for parents too.
There’s a great deal of “child-friendly” content on the platform, but which ones will keep your kids entertained for longest? Which will actually teach them something new? Are all these channels as “child-friendly” as they claim?
We’ve spent a lot of time combing YouTube for the best of the best, and we’re certain that your kids’ new favourite channel is here. Do you have any more exceptional examples of YouTube Channels for kids? Leave them in the comments below!
With over 5 billion views, Stampy has become a living legend for kids online. His Minecraft videos are great entertainment for kids who are obsessed with the game. Stampy posts daily too, so you should be able to keep up with demand… Just.
2. Sesame Street
Sesame Street may have declined in popularity recently, but it is still beloved by millions of children. If they need to get their Elmo fix, there’s no better place than the official Sesame Street channel.
New videos are published on a regular basis, with a whole host of celebrities making appearances. There was even a Star Wars crossover recently!
LittleBabyBum has become a one-stop solution for parents with toddlers. The channel releases 3D animation videos of traditional nursery rhymes and original songs, designed to entertain and educate youngsters.
It’s wildly popular, although older kids might not be easily distracted by the cheery tunes and colours. Still, if your own lullabies aren’t quite cutting it, LittleBabyBum has your back.
4. Kid President on SoulPancake
While people around the world admire Barack Obama for his work as President of the United States, kids online have a different Presidential hero.
Kid President can be found on SoulPancake, and his uplifting brand of comedy should be a big hit with most preteens. He’s basically the new Mr. Motivator.
5. Khan Academy
Looking for an educational channel? Khan Academy hosts thousands of tutorial videos, covering a wide range of topics. If you want to give your child an extra educational boost, there are few better resources on the internet.
It might not be as colourful as other channels on this list, but very few channels will appeal to an inquisitive mind like Khan Academy.
6. Babble Dabble Do
Babble Dabble Do will quickly appeal to your child’s creative intuition. This channel offers concise, step by step instructions on making colourful arts and crafts, like tye-dye shirts, paper toys, and homemade paints.
Most ideas on the channel will only take an hour or two to complete, making them perfect for killing boredom with little fuss. Give it a go!
Who doesn’t love domino art? FlippyCat definitely does. Most of his channel is devoted to creating impressive artworks (made entirely of dominos), before starting a chain reaction and destroying or changing the whole thing.
Looking for something harmless (but impressive) to distract the kids with? FlippyCat is sure to keep them entertained and stunned for hours.
Do you have any other suggestions? Which YouTube channels do your kids love? Let us know in the comments!