Leaving your kids with your phone or tablet's YouTube app is nor a great idea, as there are millions of unsuitable for them footages floating around the Internets that can traumatize them before you've finished the pancake batter, or at least you'll have to answer awkward questions. Still, tablet+YouTube is one of the favorite child-rearing combos these days, so what's one responsible parent to do here?
Enter HomeTube - the app "transforms your Android device into a safe, child-friendly haven where kids have instant access to watch whatever YouTube content they want from a list of content you deem suitable." You curate an endless list of cartoons and educational footage, for instance, and leave it at that. The best part is that you can set HomeTube as a home screen replacement in a separate profile, so that's basically the only launcher that Junior is going to get when they get their little paws on the electronics.
|Developer: Chris Lacy||Download: Android|
|Category: Media&video||Price: Free|