YouTube Kids is an excellent application just designed for kids. It is a safe platform for your kids to explore more knowledge through entertaining videos. It is filled with different kinds of videos for learning, fun, and kid-friendly designs. The YouTube Kids library is stuffed with different genres, namely Arts & Crafts, Toys & Plays, Learning & Hobbies, Shows & Cartoons. Hence, all kinds of kids can be cherished through the YouTube Kids app. It is compatible with Android and iOS devices. It is not available for other streaming devices but still you can stream YouTube Kids on Roku using Screen mirroring option.

YouTube Kids on Roku

Features of YouTube Kids

YouTube Kids has many attractive features, They are:

Profiles of your Kid

You can create up to eight kid profiles on YouTube Kids app for your child to access video recommendations, settings, and viewing preferences.

Collections of Videos

It allows you to pick the channels from a lot of collections that your children want to watch. Hence, your kids can watch the parents approved content.

Manage the Search option

This app lets you turn on and off the search option. So that you can manage the search function that your child access. The video reporting factor helps to report the video that shouldn’t be in the app.

Set a Time Limit

You can set a time limit for how long your kids can operate the app. You can also block any video from your children’s profiles, which they don’t want to watch.

How to Get YouTube Kids on Roku?

YouTube Kids is not yet available for your Roku device. But still, you can watch YT Kids on Roku using the screen mirroring option. Here are the different ways to screen mirror on Roku.

How to enable Screen Mirroring on Roku?

Before proceeding, you have to turn-on the Screen Mirroring option on your Roku device to proceed further.

1. Press the home button on your remote and go to the Homepage.

2.  Tap the Setting option and then navigate to System settings.

YouTube Kids on Roku

3. Pick Screen mirroring and click the Enable screen mirroring option.

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4. Choose either Prompt or Always Allow option to enable mirroring.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku using Android?

Note: Like YouTube, YouTube Kids might also have inbuilt cast option. If it has the cast option, you can directly stream contents to your Roku via app. Else follow the steps below:

  1. Connect your Roku and Android devices to the same Wi-Fi.

2. Open the Setting app on your Android device.

3. Go to the Bluetooth & device connection option.

4. Hit the Cast option and pick your Roku device in the list of available devices.

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5. Now grant permission on your Roku device to pair with Android device.

6. Download and install the YouTube Kids app on your Android device.

7. Start the installed YouTube Music app and start casting on your Roku device.

Note: Casting option varies from device to device. Hence, you can find it easily by searching it in the search bar.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku using Windows?

It will be easy for you to screen mirror YouTube Kids from your Windows to your Roku connected TV. Just follow the below steps.

1. Connect both the Roku and Windows to the same Wi-Fi.

2. Hold on the Window + P keys simultaneously on your device keyboard.

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3. Press the Connect to a wireless display option and select your Roku device.

4. Grant permission on your Roku device to start casting.

5. Now, launch the YouTube Kids app on your Windows and enjoy streaming it on the Roku.


What age is YouTube kids for?

The age limit for the YouTube Kids app is 13 or older. It is a family-friendly app as it mainly contains COPPA function. It is a good platform for your kids.

Is there a YouTube for kids?

Of course, you have a separate YouTube app for kids. YouTube launches a specific app for Kids which YouTube Kids for learning through fun videos.

What is the difference between YouTube and Youtube for kids?

YouTube Kids is meant kids which is a version that is focusing on the kids’ entertainment and knowledge. But YouTube is for all kinds of people.

How do I get YouTube kids on Roku?

You can get YouTube Kids for Roku through screen mirroring from the devices like Android, and Windows. It is also compatible with Chromecast, Firestick, etc.