Kideos

Website review by
Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Handpicked selections offer best videos from around the Web.

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 2+
Based on 4 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this website.

Positive Messages

Most videos approved for viewing are classic shows and episodes from shows that have proven track records for positive messages for kids, such as Sesame Street, Dr. Seuss, and The Muppet Show.

Violence & Scariness

Some superhero videos may be too intense for the youngest viewers.

Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism

No ads, but some videos are from for-profit media giants such as Disney, Baby Einstein, and others.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Kideos is a safe place kids 2–10 can find preapproved, age-appropriate videos to watch online. With an easily navigated interface, this site is simple enough for older kids to use with little supervision.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 3-year-old Written byisaakssmiles May 21, 2010

Great for younger viewers with parents

There are great videos to look at with my son. He loves the animal videos. The only issue is that he loves super heros and I feel they are too violent for a 3... Continue reading
Parent of a 4 and 6-year-old Written byLindsCa March 30, 2010

Great for Kids!

I love Kideos (more importantly my kids love it). They have pulled all the safe/fun/educational videos from Youtube and put them together on one site. They al... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byMichaella M. September 8, 2013

safe and fun

very gd for all ages and safe very easy to use and fun!
Kid, 10 years old July 27, 2012

Cute but Very Freaky

This is a cute website that is YouTube for kids 2-10 years old. This maybe my first but last year on this site. Cute Videos but some are a bit freaky.

Is it any good?

KIDEOS is a safe, stocked place for kids to find and watch their favorite TV and movie characters online, without their parents worrying that they may stumble upon inappropriate content. Each video has been screened by a team of parents and educators, although parents should still decide for themselves whether the age range for each video is appropriate for their kids. The videos can be found by age range (0–2 through 9–10), characters, or theme as well as by searching; you can share videos you like with others as well as send the site links to child-appropriate videos for them to consider posting. Hundreds of short videos featuring well-known characters make this a site you and your child likely will return to time and again for a quick video break.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about why it's wise to limit the way your kids search for content, especially videos, on the Internet. Get tips on limiting screen time.

  • Families also can discuss how much television is appropriate at different ages and stages, especially the youngest group listed on Common Sense, 0–2. Read Common Sense Media's Babies and Toddlers Media Tips.

Website details

  • Genre: Video Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: January 18, 2019

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