Overwhelmed by the many channels out there on YouTube? Don’t break a sweat, we break down the most popular YouTube channels that are fun and educational for babies and toddlers. We’re sure your bub will enjoy them as they cuddle up next to you for some quiet time.
There are only so many hours in a day for a baby or toddler to spend and stay entertained. We know it is not easy having to continuously find activities in Jakarta and sometimes a little TV or YouTube time can be great to help our children actually learn while watching something on a screen. When we are mindful of using the iPad for good by limiting screen time, we have the ability to provide some quality kid-friendly YouTube videos that are both educational and fun. These videos are great for when you are stuck in traffic with your child or when you just need 15 minutes of quiet time to yourself too.
This channel is most likely a favourite for the kids who are crazy about cars. Everything in this channel has a vehicle cartoon present and one of our favorites is the building video that teaches kids parts and colors by utilizing vehicles in a fun and exciting way.
Tayo the Little Bus
You won’t be able to shake this theme song out of your head once it starts playing.Tayo, the blue bus is the main star of the show. Along with his other friends, Rogi the green bus, Lani the cheerful yellow bus, Gani the mature red bus and a few other characters in the series get into a few adventures together and ultimately learn the moral of their lessons like when Tayo and Rogi save the garbage truck, Rubby, from trouble. Later, they discover an old parking lot by chance and have such fun playing there that they return to the garage late. Tayo and Rogi get dirty from playing in the old and dusty parking lot and as a result was scolded by Hana and Cito and were told not to play in the dirty old parking lot again. Incidentally, Rubby learns that Tayo and Rogi can’t play in the old parking lot anymore and feels bad about it. He starts to think of what he can do for them and cleans the entire parking lot so that all of them can have fun. Enjoy more episodes like these filled with original songs and fun characters your kids will learn to love.
Masha and the Bear
Masha is a smart, kind and mischievous small Russian girl who who loves to explore the world while getting up to a number of entertaining situations where she demonstrates her sassiness and overall hyperactivity. Sound like your toddler? She befriends a Bear, and the pair gets into a series of hilarious events that usually ends with the Bear becoming the unintended victim of Masha’s mischief. Watch as Masha learns a few lessons and get a few laughs in.
Popular Nursery Rhymes
If you have ever heard the tiny shrieks of children who are overjoyed every time the Pink Fong’s rendition of “Baby Shark” plays, you will know what we’re talking about. Their Baby Shark video has hit 94 million views and still counting. We dare you to try and not sing along after this video plays.
Think about bubble gum pop back in the 90s and this is basically that but pop songs for babies and toddlers. Every song is upbeat and catchy and even includes Bada’s furry penguin friends with different styles reminiscent of the Spice Girls. You’ll be singing along with Bada in no time, not to mention rocking it out with your bub.
Super Simple Learning Songs
Super Simple Learning Songs has the cutest cartoon graphics we’ve seen. They have different characters like puppets and cute illustrations that bring you popular nursery rhymes and original songs that are easy to sing-along and dance to.