How to Get and Watch YouTube Kids on Roku TV and Firestick

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How to Get and Watch YouTube Kids on Roku TV and Firestick

YouTube Kids is a popular app that allows children to watch educational videos on their devices. It’s one of the best ways to keep kids entertained and engaged while they’re watching their favorite shows or playing video games. Unfortunately, this app is only available for Android and iOS devices, which limits its audience to just a handful of people. Luckily, Roku TV owners can use the YouTube Kids app to stream educational videos to their devices without the need for an internet connection.

Can you Get YouTube Kids on Roku?

The answer is YES!

There are two different ways to get YouTube Kids on Roku. The first method is by using a third-party app. The second method is by using the YouTube Kids app directly.

The third-party method involves downloading the YouTube Kids app onto your Roku device. Once you do that, you can access YouTube Kids from your Roku home screen.

You can also watch YouTube Kids on Roku with a Roku TV

Features of YouTube Kids

  1. Profiles of your Kid. The profile of your Kid will let you know all about the videos that your child is watching. You will be able to see the date and time of the video, as well as the title of the video.
  2. Collections of Videos.

    You will also be able to see the collections that your child has created. These collections will let you know the type of videos that your kid is watching.
  3. Manage the Search option

    You will be able to manage the search options by clicking on the “Search” button at the top right corner of the screen. This will help you to search for the videos that your child is watching.
  4. Set a Time Limit

    You will also be able to set a time limit for when you want to view the videos. You can set a timer that will alert you when the time is up.

    Go to the Parent Dashboard

    You will also be able to go to the parent dashboard, which will give you access to all the videos that your child has created. This will let you see which videos your child has watched.

    Add Videos

    You will be able to add videos to the collection by clicking on the “Add Video” button at the bottom right corner of the screen. This will let you know which videos you want to add to the collection.

    View All the Videos

    You will be able to view all the videos that your child has added to the collection. You can view them by clicking on the “View All Videos” button.

Is YouTube Kids free?

Yes, YouTube Kids is totally free. You don’t have to pay for a subscription to access their platform.

Besides the Parental Control feature, YouTube Kids, with its curated content, is a great option for kids.

How to Get YouTube Kids on Roku?

YouTube Kids is not currently available for your Roku device.

But still, you can watch YouTube Kids on Roku with the three available methods.

Method 1:Screen Mirror YouTube Kids to Roku using Android Devices

The following are the steps to use the screen mirroring method through Android:

Step 1: 

Connect your Roku to the same wifi network as your android device. 

Step 2: 

From the Google Play Store, search for the YouTube Kids app and download it.

Step 3: 

To access your YouTube Kids account, sign in to it.

Your phone should have a notification bar. Swipe it down to read notifications.

 Step 4: 

From the notification bar, search for the “Screencast” option.

You can enable the wireless display from the select cast option.

Step 5: 

You’ll see a list of nearby devices when you first install the Roku TV app.

Step 6:

After you have connected your Roku TV, stream the video on your iPhone or Android.

Method 2:Screen Mirror YouTube Kids to Roku using iOS Devices

Access Youtube Kids Through iPhone

With the latest update on Roku, you can enable iOS device screen sharing. This is possible due to Roku’s update with HomeKit and AirPlay. Now, let us see how to activate this both on Roku and an iPhone, respectively.

Step 1: Initially, turn on your Roku to enable the internet connection. 

Step 2: After turning on your Roku, use the Roku remote to the home screen. You can do so by pressing the “home” button.

Step 3: From the Home screen, go to “settings.” From settings, you will find “Apple AirPlay and HomeKit”. Choose the option from there.

Step 4: After you click on the AirPlay option, you will find require code. Click on “First time only” in require code. 

On iPhone via Screen Mirroring

Step 1: Make sure to connect your Roku and iPhone with the same wifi network.

Step 2: Go to the iTunes stores and download the YouTube Kids app from there.

Step 3: Now, to enable screen mirroring, swipe down the control center of your iPhone. The screen mirroring option will be visible to you; tap on it. 

Step 4: Among all the devices available nearby, find your Roku device and select it. 

Step 5: You will get a code on your Roku TV. You have to provide it correctly to connect your iPhone. 

Step 6: Now, all you have to do is launch the app and enjoy Roku shows. 

Method 3:Screen Mirror YouTube Kids to Roku from Windows PC

Step 1:

Open a browser on Windows PC and visit

step 2:Log in using your Google account credentials.

step 3:

 Press Windows + P keys on your PC keyboard.

step 4:

From the project tab, select the Connect to a wireless display menu.

step 5:

 Select your Roku device. Now, you will see the PC screen on your Roku-connected TV.

step 6:

Finally, play your favorite YouTube kid’s content on the website and enjoy streaming it on a big screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is YouTube Kids available on Roku?

No. YouTube Kids is not available on RokuTV.

2. How to get YouTube Kids on Roku?

You can stream YouTube Kids on RokuTV by using the screen mirroring method.

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Patricia Meyers is a freelance writer for many websites in the IPTV universe. He has previous experience in IPTV and was project manager for the IPTV project at Ericsson (EAB) in Sweden. Meyers has assisted in a number of research projects including the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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