YouTube is one of the most popular websites in the world. It has content on nearly every conceivable topic / thing in the world, be it sports, fitness, entertainment, politics or just random videos of people’s pets being cute.
While there’s a huge amount of content on YouTube that’s suitable for adults only, there’s also a lot of content that is suitable for kids. Last year, YouTube launched ‘YouTube for Kids’, an app that’s got YouTube videos that are suitable only for kids.
TED-Ed consists of videos that tackle a wide variety of topics. Whereas TED Talks tend to be quite lengthy, videos on TED-Ed are brief and contain colorful animations which help to make the content interesting for kids.
Khan Academy is one of the best learning resources on YouTube for both kids and adults. It’s not as entertaining as TED Ed, but its content is very deep. It features very detailed and well explained videos in subjects like history, math and physics, which are very helpful for kids who need some extra help with their homework or with understanding a concept. Khan Academy is suitable for kids over the age of 10.
National Geographic Kids is a great channel with engaging, entertaining and informative videos with very good production value. These videos have been categorized into many different playlists such as ‘Books About Animals’, ‘Making Stuff’, ‘Wild Beats’ and ‘Archaeology Videos’.
On MinutePhysics, you can learn a wide range of concepts, from the nature of gravity to how the sun works. Kids have access to a number of tutorials and video explanations covering physics and different science phenomena. Using illustration and voice-over, the episodes simplify complex ideas, making science engaging and fun for kids.
Coma Niddy (aka Mike Wilson) explains complex scientific concepts like nanotechnology and dark matter by rapping about them. His catchy style and informative content makes his videos stand out and make sure that kids remember them.