Updated: Nov 4, 2020
YouTube is an amazing resource, with everything from random bottle crushing to Amazon must haves tutorials to. Unfortunately, nothing is perfect and YouTube is also consumed with awful content. Of course, there are a few steps you should take before letting your little one loose on the Internet, like setting your parental controls and downloading a child-focused YouTube app for kids.
Luckily, we have created a list of kids YouTube channels that make excellent company for your little one. These are some of our favorites.
People of all ages love to watch animals at play. The Houston Zoo includes videos in a digital hang out with red river hog babies, an exercising skunk, and an introduction to their newborn giraffe Mara.
These quick illustrated tutorials make for perfect snack able science lessons for your kid. Created by Henry Reich, the YouTube channel examines a wide range of fun subjects like the physics behind black holes or whether it is better to walk or run in the rain.
The same adorable Muppets that have taught kids the alphabet for 50 years, and probably taught you a thing or two, have moved over to the Internet. Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, Bert, and Ernie and the rest of the crew is hanging out on a YouTube channel, with plenty of online-only cameos from stars like Bill Murray.
Hosted by Rosanna Pansino and a cavalcade of guests, this weekly program takes a family-friendly approach to the cooking show, demonstrating how to create all sorts of baked goods like cookies, cakes, and cupcakes.
Something smart and informative, the TED foundation has created these educational editions of their highly popular lectures. Each video is born out of a collaboration between experts in various fields and creative animators who create visuals that are just as captivating as the content.