DIY YouTube Channels and Shows

Whether your kid loves to make stuff -- or just loves to watch other people make stuff -- there are lots of options for the crafty DIY lover in your home. Kids love to learn from YouTube (which is both good and bad, of course!), where there are thousands of tutorials on how to start STEM projects, makeup looks, and handmade crafts. Here are some of the most kid-appropriate DIY picks available online and on TV. Who knows? They might even inspire kids to create, not just consume. And for more ways to encourage kids to do it themselves, check out our list of TV Shows That Inspire Kids to Get Crafty. To learn more about what kids are seeing on YouTube and how the rise of online video has impacted kids' screen time, check out the 2020 Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Zero to Eight.

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Mister Maker TV Poster Image
Fun arts and crafts how-to show teaches creative skills.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
(2007)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube, CBeebies
(2019)
(2015)
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Mister Maker Comes To Town TV Poster Image
Fun visits from expert inspire preschoolers to get creative.
Network: YouTube, CBeebies
(2019)
(2010)
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The Big Fun Crafty Show TV Poster Image
Craft-themed challenges encourage teamwork, creativity.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
(2018)
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DIY TV Poster Image
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Quirky show entices with mesmerizing animation, STEM topics.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
(2018)
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5-Minute Crafts TV Poster Image
Innocuous how-to videos of hands doing things a better way.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2018)
(2018)
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Design Squad Nation TV Poster Image
Kids' building projects are smart fun for curious families.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
(2011)
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Backyard Science TV Poster Image
Fun Australian science show gives kids permission to DIY.
Network: Comcast
(2017)
(2005)
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Crafty Kids Club TV Poster Image
Fun series uses arts and crafts to teach problem-solving.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
(2013)
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Life Hacks for Kids: On the Road TV Poster Image
YouTube DIYers find inspiration in new experiences.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
(2018)
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Craftopia TV Poster Image
Tween crafters compete in fun, family-friendly DIY series.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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Hack Along with GoldieBlox TV Poster Image
Girl-powered DIY projects encourage creative tinkering.
Network: YouTube
(2017)
(2017)
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Savage Builds TV Poster Image
Fun, educational STEM series features cool design projects.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
(2019)
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Making It TV Poster Image
Creativity is rewarded on positive crafting competition.
Network: NBC
(2018)
(2018)
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Project Runway: Junior TV Poster Image
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
(2015)
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Rosanna Pansino TV Poster Image
Sugary sweet host bakes up treats, promotes products.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2017)
(2010)
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Vsauce TV Poster Image
Intelligent, fun-loving science learning worth watching.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2017)
(2007)
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Create Together #With Me TV Poster Image
Series inspires creation, community in uncertain times.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
(2020)
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Threadbanger: Do or DIY TV Poster Image
Offbeat couple tries DIY projects with mixed results.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2018)
(2018)
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