A video app made just for kids
YouTube Kids was created to give kids a more contained environment filled with family-friendly videos on all different topics, igniting your kids’ inner creativity and playfulness. Parents and caregivers can guide the journey as your kids discover new and exciting interests along the way. Learn more at youtube.com/kids
A safer online experience for kids
We work hard to keep the videos on YouTube Kids family-friendly and use a mix of automated filters built by our engineering teams, human review, and feedback from parents to protect our youngest users online. But no system is perfect and inappropriate videos can slip through, so we’re constantly working to improve our safeguards and offer more features to help parents create the right experience for their families.
Customize your child’s experience with Parental Controls
Limit screen time: Set a time limit for how long your kids can watch and help encourage their transition from watching to doing.
Keep up with what they watch: Simply check the watch it again page and you’ll always know what they’ve watched and the newest interests they’re exploring.
Blocking: Don’t like a video? Block the video or whole channel, and never see it again.
Flagging: You can always alert us to inappropriate content by flagging a video for review. Flagged videos are reviewed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Create individual experiences as unique as your kids
Create up to eight kid profiles, each with their own viewing preferences, video recommendations, and settings. Choose from “Approved Content Only” mode or select an age category that fits your child, “Preschool”, “Younger”, or “Older”.
Select the “Approved Content Only” mode if you want to handpick the videos, channels and/or collections that you’ve approved your child to watch. In this mode, kids won’t be able to search for videos. The “Preschool” Mode designed for kids 4 and under curates videos that promote creativity, playfulness, learning, and exploration. The “Younger” Mode allows kids 5-8 to explore their interests in a wide variety of topics including songs, cartoons, and crafts. While our “Older” Mode gives kids 9 and up the chance to search and explore additional content such as popular music and gaming videos for kids.
All kinds of videos for all kinds of kids
Our library is filled with family-friendly videos on all different topics, igniting your kids’ inner creativity and playfulness. It’s everything from their favorite shows and music to learning how to build a model volcano (or make slime ;-), and everything in between.
Other important information:
Parental setup is needed to ensure the best experience possible for your kid.
YouTube Kids contains paid ads in order to offer the app for free. Your kid may also see videos with commercial content from YouTube creators that are not paid ads.The Privacy Notice for Google Accounts managed with Family Link describes our privacy practices when your kid uses YouTube Kids with their Google Account. When your kid uses YouTube Kids without signing into their Google Account, the YouTube Kids Privacy Notice applies.
Bug fixes and stability improvements
Ratings and Reviews
This is a great app if you have any younger ones around. I would not recommend this app for any of the older children out there(11+). The content is very childish and repetitive. I really think that they should at least update some of the videos. They also have a very limited amount of things to search. Even when you search simple child friendly things like, clean vines, nothing will come up. Another issue is that they don’t check there content that they post. For example, I was scrolling through the explore page one day, and a video of two dogs came up. Young me thought nothing of this, and decided to click on it. After about 2 minutes into the video, the dogs started doing some inappropriate things that should not be viewed by any sort of child. So, if you do decide to download this app, please monitor what your child is viewing for his or her safety ⚠️‼️Thanks for reading 📖
Pretty Satisfied with some complaints
In general, this is a great app that is super helpful for my little guy. We’ve been using it for over a year to play lullaby music at night. No ads are such a plus minus an occasional kid version thrown in randomly (like every week or so). My two biggest complaints: This may be because of the phone version I’m using but… it takes so long to find the SAME song playlist I’ve been using every night. It’s honestly annoying. Some days I open the app and it’s right at the front of the scroll section. Next day I have to type in the name and even then it takes me at least a minute to find it. It would be super helpful if I could make a playlist/star our favorite songs. Again, it may be my version that won’t let me but if it’s actually YouTube—please make this an option!! 🙏🏻
Second complaint, sometimes the app just stops playing entirely or goes to its Home Screen in middle of night with a super peppy song (not so great for toddler sleep). Other than that we continue to use it faithfully.
Love this app!
So I think you should get this app because it doesn’t let your kid go on anything inappropriate. If you set it to their age then it will show age appropriate videos. And you can block channels and videos you might think are inappropriate for your kid. And your kid can be educated when they are on the app. Also you kid may also choose their profile picture! And what my kid loves about this app is that there is a cute little intro that shows you kid and me that their in the app. But what I absolutely love about this app is that you can set a timer when this app turns off. So if your little one is on this app then it will not let your kid in any of the videos. Don’t worry if your kid can get into the important stuff to control the app it has a math problem that your kid can’t solve. So this is the reason I think you should really get this app.
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- 178.7 MB
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Apple TV
- Requires tvOS 12.0 or later.
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- Age Rating
- 4+, Made for Ages 0–5
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.