YouTube Kids is miniature of YouTube specially made for children. It offers knowledge-based and fun-filled content. The content includes fun class, DIY, Cartoon, Animation, Hobbies, Arts, and Crafts. This ensures a safe space for kids in exploring the streaming world. Streaming these videos on TV will enhance the viewing experience. Let’s look into the procedure to watch YouTube Kids on Roku.
YouTube Kids have effective Parental controls for limiting daily usage, turning off the search, blocking certain channels, and many more. They can look at the watch history any time for monitoring their children. You can create multiple profiles (up to 8) for providing selected channels and videos for each kid at home.
Watch YouTube Kids on Roku
Though YouTube Kids is unavailable in the Roku Channel Store, you can watch the videos through screen mirroring. You have to Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku for mirroring the Smartphone screen.
Note: Like YouTube, YouTube Kids also has a cast icon through which you can cast the content to your Roku connected TV. If the cast icon doesn’t appear, then you can try using the screen mirroring method.
Through Android Phone
Before moving ahead, make sure that your Android Phone and Roku connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
(1). Open Google Play Store on your Android Phone and download the YouTube Kids app.
(2). Log in to your account and drag down the Notification tab.
(3). Click the Screen Cast option and select Enable Wireless Display.
(4). Choose the Roku TV and connect to it.
(5). Stream the videos on Roku TV.
Roku has updated its device with AirPlay and HomeKit. This option enables to easily share the iOS device screen to Roku and watch them on TV.
(1). Start Roku and connect to the internet.
(2). Press home button in the remote and click Settings.
(3). Scroll down and select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit.
(4). Turn on the AirPlay and tap First Time Only in Require Code.
(1). Connect to the same Wi-Fi that Roku is connected.
(2). Download YouTube Kids from App Store.
(3). Swipe down the Control Center and click Screen Mirroring.
(4). Select the Roku TV from the available devices.
(5). A code appears on the TV and type the code to connect the iPhone.
(6). Launch the YouTube Kids app and watch the content on Roku.
YouTube Kids has lots of edutainment content and has a positive impact on Kids TV Time. It could be the best way to spend time with the kid by watching the videos on TV. You can also report the videos which are inappropriate for your child. In case of any doubts or suggestions, please mention it in the comments section.