We have compiled a list of high quality You Tube channels for a variety of subjects and ages that we hope our readers will find useful – please see below and if you have any suggestions for other You Tube channels we should add, please email email@example.com
As with all online content, parental discretion is advised. We also suggest that you take a look at the YouTube Kids app - which is available on Google Play and the App Store but not currently on desktop, as it filters out more inappropriate content and is specially designed to have a kid-friendly interface.
The Internet Matters website has great advice on how to use YouTube Kids safely here as well as how to implement the restricted mode on the regular version here
This channel is full of clips and compilations from the BBC’s vast archive of nature documentaries. Some videos feature scenes of animal death and violence so probably more suitable for older children or when watched with an adult https://www.youtube.com/user/BBCEarth/videos
An extension of the world famous ‘TED Talks’ – this channel has a fantastic array of high quality educational videos for children on an incredible range of subjects including history, riddles, nature, science, the arts and much more
Officially audited as the UK's biggest circulated magazine
Primary Times - the definitive what’s on and where to go family guide of activities and
events for children
of primary school age. Things to do with your kids during the school holidays including arts and craft
activities, music and theatre for children, parties, competitions, days out, and family attractions
with term time drama schools, dance classes,
after school clubs and sports activities. Things to do at a place near you!