Have you exhausted the kid-friendly content on your family’s face streaming service? Before you start a round of repeats, check out the free TV fun on YouTube channels for kids. From nostalgic shows from your own childhood to contemporary cartoons, these kid shows on YouTube are imaginative, entertaining and maybe even educational too!

Pinkalicious and Peterrific

Catch full-length episodes of this PBS Kids pick on YouTube. If your child is a fan, they can watch the show whenever they want—and for free. 

The New Adventures of He Man

This classic cartoon brings a definite sense of nostalgia. The free YouTube show, The New Adventures of He Man, brings the animated awesomeness to a whole new generation. 

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan

Tyler Perry brings rapper Young Dylan to this perfect-for-your-tween Nickelodeon show. Check out full free episodes on the Nickelodeon YouTube channel here

Read-Along with PBS Kids

You can't get to the local library for an IRL story time. Don't worry, PBS Kids has you covered. Hear stories read by beloved authors, such as Marc Brown and Victoria Kann. 


The adventurous aardvark brings full-length episodes to your laptop, tablet or smartphone screen via the PBS Kids YouTube channel. 

It's Okay to Be Smart

Joe Hanson, Ph.D. explains why we're ticklish, how tress can fight climate change and other science topics in this PBS Digital Studios show. While the content is probably over your tot's head, it's perfect for older kids and tweens.

Sabrina the Animated Series

WildBrain brings your family animated full-length episodes featuring 12-year-old Sabrina Spellman and the rest of the gang. While it's not the same as the Melissa Joan Hart version, your older kiddo will get a kick out it.

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Star Wars Kids

Would your young Jedi sit in front of a Star Wars-themed screen for hours? If you're looking for a way to get in some galactic entertainment, minus a day-long binge-fest, the Star Wars Kids YouTube channel features under five-minute looks at fan fave films!

Blaze and the Monster Machines

If your child is a fan of this Nick Jr. show, they can watch full-length Blaze and the Monster Machines episodes here. Along with the show, kids can also catch monster truck madness sing-alongs and learn through Blaze's latest adventure activities.

Sesame Street

For more than 50 years, Sesame Street has entertained and educated children across the globe. Catch full episodes featuring Elmo, Cookie Monster and all your little one's favorite friends when you subscribe to the childhood classic on YouTube here

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

You can find full episodes of this popular preschool show inspired by the original Mr. Roger's Neighborhood on PBS's YouTube channel

—Erica Loop



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