How to watch Youtube Kids on Roku in 2021

What is Youtube Kids?

Youtube is the most famous video content platform with tons and tons of videos from different categories. With so much variety of content, one might be worried about what their kids watch on Youtube. Youtube has presented an amazing solution with a separate application for kids called Youtube Kids.

With the ability of parental control, you can restrict their usage time, block inappropriate channels, and much more. This application is highly compatible with all devices except Roku which means that you can access YouTube Kids on all platforms except Roku. So this article will show you how to watch Youtube Kids on Roku.

Youtube Kids on Roku with YouTube App

You can not watch YouTube Kids directly on Roku because there is no standalone app for Youtube Kids on Roku. All you need to download the Youtube App on Roku and then write YouTube Kids in the search bar.

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Casting YouTube on Roku

You can cast YouTube Kids on Roku with the help of a smartphone or PC. Whether you are casting it using your smartphone or PC, you need to enable the screen mirroring function on your Roku TV. Here is how you can do it.

(1) Turn on Roku and go to the settings.

(2) Tap on the system settings menu and then choose the Screen Mirroring.

(3) Set the screen mirroring mode to Always Allow.

YouTube Kids on Roku
Roku Setting

Using Android Device

(1) Download and install YouTube Kids from the Google Playstore.

(2) Open the app and set up the application to reach the search bar screen.

(3) Make sure that your smartphone and Roku are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Now minimize the app and go to your device settings.

(4) Now in the settings, select the cast menu.

(5) After casting, it will search for the nearby wireless devices.

(6) Out of search results, choose your own Roku device, and then allow permission for screen mirroring.

(7) After that, launch the Youtube Kids app and stream it on Roku.

Using iOS Device

With Android, you can directly stream YouTube Kids on Roku but for iOS powered devices, you need a third-party application for screen mirroring.

(1) First of all make sure that your iOS device and Roku are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

(2) Then you need to install an application called “Mirror for Roku” from the App Store.

(3) Open the application, and then

(3) Open the application, and then allow necessary permission and wait for your iPhone to discover nearby devices.

(4) Select your Roku device, where you want your content to be cast.

(5) Select Start Mirroring and then choose Start Broadcast to mirror the screen

(6) Then minimize the app, and launch the Youtube Kids app on iPhone.

(7) Finally play the content you want to watch on your TV.

Using PC

(1) Open any web browser, and visit YouTubeKids.com.

(2) Log in to your Google account using your credentials.

(3) Then press “Windows+P” on your keyboard.

(4) Select the Connect to a Wireless device at the bottom of screen.

(5) Select your Roku device and mirror to your Roku.

(6) Finally type in for the content you want to watch, and watch it on your Roku-connected TV.

Wrapping Up

With these ways, you can watch YouTube Kids on Roku. The most efficient way is to watch through the YouTube application, but it won’t give you parental control like YouTube Kids app. If you are more concerned about the content your Kids watch, then you should use an Android or iOS smartphone for casting on Roku.

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