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How to Get YouTube Kids on Roku



How to Watch YouTube Kids on Roku

YouTube Kids is a streaming service specially developed for kids. You can access YouTube kids via the website or app. It is a safe application that includes plenty of educational and entertaining content for kids. Currently, YouTube Kids is not available on the Roku Channel Store. If you are a Roku user, you need to mirror your Smartphone or PC screen on Roku TV to stream YouTube Kids’ content. Before mirroring the device screen, you need to enable the Screen Mirroring or AirPlay option on Roku.

Note: You can also watch YouTube Kids by installing YouTube on Roku. The contents available in YouTube Kids can be accessed in the YouTube app. But YouTube contains inappropriate videos for kids. So, use the YouTube Kids app for safer streaming.

How to Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku

To mirror your Windows PC or Android Phone screen on Roku, you need to enable the option Screen mirroring mode on Roku.

{1} Connect and set up a Roku device with your TV.

{2} Go to Settings and click the option System.

{3} Tap Screen mirroring and click Screen mirroring mode.

{4} Select the Always Allow option to enable screen mirroring on Roku.

Enable Screen Mirroring

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku [Android Phone]

{1} Install the YouTube Kids app from the Play Store on your Android Smartphone.

Install YouTube Kids

{2} Then, launch the YouTube Kids app and sign in to your account.

{3} Now, ensure that Roku and Android devices are connected to the same WiFi network.

{4} Go to the Notification Panel and select the Cast icon.

Select Cast to watch YouTube Kids on Roku

{5} Your Android device will search for nearby devices. Select your Roku device to mirror the Android Phone screen.

{6} Launch the YouTube Kids app on your Android device.

{7} Now, play your favorite content on the YouTube Kids app and watch it on your Roku TV.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku using Windows PC

Before following the steps below, connect the Windows PC and Roku to the same WiFi. Then, ensure to enable the screen mirroring mode on Roku.

{1} Open a browser on Windows PC and visit

{2} Log in using your Google account credentials.

{3} Press Windows + P keys on your PC keyboard.

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

Screen Mirror YouTube Kids Using Windows PC

{5} Select your Roku device. Now, you can see the PC screen on your Roku-connected TV.

{6} Finally, play your favorite YouTube Kids content on the website and enjoy streaming it on a big screen.

How to Turn On AirPlay on Roku

{1}. Turn On your Roku TV and navigate to the home screen.

{2}. Open the Settings on your Roku device.

Select Settings

{3}. Scroll down and select Apple AirPlay and Homekit.

Select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit

{4}. Now, select the AirPlay option and turn it on.

Turn on AirPlay

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku [iPhone/iPad]

The first thing to do is to enable the AirPlay option on Roku. Follow the steps given above to enable AirPlay.

{1}. Connect your Roku TV and iPhone or iPad to the same Wi-Fi network.

{2}. Make sure to install the YouTube Kids app from the App Store on your iOS device.

Install YouTube Kids

{3}. Go to the Control Centre and tap the option Screen Mirroring.

Select Screen Mirroring and watch YouTube Kids on Roku

{4}. Now, choose your Roku from the list of available devices.

NOTE: If you are mirroring the device for the first time, you need to enter the AirPlay code displayed on the Roku TV on your iPhone or iPad.

{5}. Once the screen is mirrored, launch the YouTube Kids app and sign in to your Google account.

{6}. Play any video on the YouTube Kids app, and watch it on your Roku TV.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Kids on Roku from Mac

{1} First, enable AirPlay on Roku. Then, connect the Mac and Roku to the same WiFi.

{2} Tap the Control Center icon at the top.

{3} Select the option Screen Mirroring.

Tap Screen Mirroring

{4} From the devices list, choose your Roku device name.

{5} Now, the Mac screen will appear on your Roku-connected TV or Roku TV.

{6} Open the Safari browser on your Mac and go to the YouTube Kids website.

{7} Play any content on the YouTube Kids website and enjoy streaming it on your Roku TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to get YouTube Kids on Roku?

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

2. How to fix YouTube Kids not working on Roku?

You can solve the YouTube Kids not working issue by following the steps below.
* Check whether you have connected the casting device and Roku to the same Wi-Fi.
* Update Roku and try again.

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