YouTube Kids is the most preferable platform for Kids as it offers cartoon videos for free. Apart from the cartoon content, the Kids can get exposure to learning videos, such as hobbies, crafts, etc. As YouTube Kids is unavailable on Roku, you need to screen mirror the videos to watch them on the big screen.

Most Parents are inclined towards YouTube Kids, as it offers numerous features, such as parent-approved content, curated videos based on age, timer, and blocking. Ensure that to use YouTube Kids, you need to sign in with your Google account.

In this article, we have explained the ways to screen mirror YouTube Kids on Roku from smartphone and desktop.

How to Cast YouTube Kids on Roku TV from Android

To start casting, you need to enable the screen mirroring in Roku TV mode on the Roku device.

(1). Connect your Android and Roku devices to the same WiFi network.

(2). On your Android device, install the YouTube Kids app from the Play Store.

Install YouTube Kids on Roku

(3). Launch the YouTube Kids app and log in to your account.

(4). Open the Notification panel and click on the Cast icon on an Android smartphone.

Select Cast

(5). Choose your Roku device from the list of available devices and select OK.

(6). The Android smartphone screen will be mirrored to Roku.

(7). Go back to the YouTube Kids app and mirror the content to Roku.

How to Mirror YouTube Kids to Roku Stick using a PC

Connect your PC and Roku device to the same WiFi network before moving on to the next steps.

(1) Turn on your PC and open a browser on it.

(2) Visit the official website of YouTube Kids –

(3) Sign in using your Google Account.

(4) Press Windows + K on the keyboard, and you can see the new window Connect appearing on the screen.

(5) Choose your Roku device from the list of available devices.

Select your Roku device from the list

(6) Your PC’s screen will be mirrored to your Roku.

(7) Go back to the YouTube Kids web page and start streaming.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids to Roku from iPhone / iPad

By enabling the AirPlay feature on Roku, you can screen mirror your iPhone and Mac devices to your Roku device.

(1). Connect your iPhone / iPad to the same WiFi that Roku is connected to.

(2). Download YouTube Kids from App Store.

(3). Swipe down the Control Center and click Screen Mirroring.

Tap Screen Mirroring

(4). Select your Roku device from the available devices list.

Select your Roku device to watch YouTube Kids

(5). You can see a Passcode on your TV. Note the passcode, enter it on your iOS device, and tap on OK.

(6). Launch the YouTube Kids app and watch the content on Roku.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids from Mac

Like the PC, you need to connect both Roku and Mac to the same WiFi network to make the mirroring work.

(1). On Mac’s home screen, select the Control Panel icon on the top.

(2). Now, click on the Screen Mirroring option on the right side of the screen.

Tap on Screen Mirroring to watch YouTube Kids on Roku

(3). From the list of available devices, choose your Roku device.

(4). Select Allow on Roku to make the Mac screen mirror on Roku.

(5). Open the Safari browser and visit the YouTube Kids website.

(6). Sign in with your account, choose any content, and mirror it on Roku.

How to Fix YouTube Kids Not Working on Roku Devices

If the YouTube Kids app is not working well on the Roku device, you can follow the below troubleshooting steps to resolve the issues.

(1). First, ensure the devices are connected to the same WiFi connection.

(2). Remove the interference if any when you screen mirror.

(3). Restart your smartphone when you can’t find the Roku device to connect.

(4). When the Screen Mirroring or AirPlay feature disables automatically, restart Roku TV.

(5). Clear the YouTube Kids app cache on your smartphone.

(6). If the PC doesn’t connect with Roku, update the browser and check again.


1. Is YouTube Kids safe?

Yes, YouTube Kids is the safest platform available for your kids to watch fun and knowledgeable content.

2. What can I do with YouTube Kids’ parental control?

You can monitor the content that is been viewed, set timers, restrict videos, and more on Parental control.

3. Is YouTube Premium mandatory for YouTube Kids?

No, the YouTube Premium subscription isn’t mandatory for YouTube Kids. However, to experience ad-free streaming, you can purchase the YouTube Premium.