With COVID-19 still impacting our lives in various ways, parents will be desperate for ways to keep their kids entertained at home. Parents with an Amazon Fire TV can now install the YouTube Kids app and leave their offspring watching their favorite YouTubers.
Amazon revealed that YouTube Kids is now available on Amazon Fire TV in a post on the Fire TV Blog. As well as YouTube Kids, Amazon recommends Prime Video, FreeTime Unlimited, PBS Kids, and the SEGA app for families keen to stay entertained.
What Is YouTube Kids?
YouTube Kids is a standalone app that offers a family-friendly version of YouTube. A mix of automatic filters and human review is used to ensure the videos are suitable for children. And parents are able to set the age range and limit screen time, etc.
Neither YouTube or YouTube Kids was available on Amazon Fire TV for some time due to a spat between Google and Amazon. But with that spat now sorted, you can watch Amazon Prime Video on your Chromecast, and YouTube and YouTube Kids on your Fire TV.
Watch YouTube Kids on Amazon Fire TV
To watch YouTube Kids on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, you just need to install it from the Amazon Appstore. So, power up your Fire TV device, click the Search icon, and search for YouTube Kids. When you find it, download the app from the results page.
As summer rolls in, it’s time to think about how to entertain the kids. We rounded up some family-friendly apps that will keep them learning and engaged for hours:
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Once you have installed the YouTube Kids app on your Fire TV, it will be available in your list of Apps. Parents can sign into their YouTube account, create profiles for their kids, and access the range of parental controls designed to keep children safe and entertained.
The Best YouTube Channels for Kids
Now that you can install YouTube Kids on your Amazon Fire TV, you just need to know what to watch on it. Or at least what to persuade your kids to watch on it. So, to help you get started, here are the best YouTube channels for kids to watch.
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