A lot has changed since we were kids – especially when it comes to entertainment. Where we would have spent hours watching TV on the school holidays, our kids are watching hours of YouTube. 

Why not get in on the fun? Here are some must-watch YouTube channels…

Dude Perfect

Self-described as ‘5 best buds just kicking it’, Dude Perfect is an American sports and comedy group out of Frisco, Texas. All former college roommates, the group consists of Tyler “The Beard” Toney, “The Twins” Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett “The Purple Hoser” Hilbert, and Cody “The Tall Guy” Jones. Their videos are primarily focused on different challenges and adventures, covering everything from building plasma blasters to going to space.

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The Norris Nuts

Arguably Australia’s most successful family vlog channel, the Norris Nuts have found global stardom with their fun-loving, rambunctious video style. With their six kids in tow, parents Justin and Brooke have visited theme parks, flown all around the world and ridden the rollercoaster that is raising children – and they’ve caught it all on camera.

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The Paper Girls Show

This funny, smart and maker-focused cartoon series is perfect for kids aged six and up. Watch best friends Caily and Reese inspire kids to combine their creativity, arts and real science to solve challenges. If your kids are fans of fun stories, smart dialogue and real experiments (that they can try along with Caily and Reese) they’ll love the Paper Girls.

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For over 10 years, HobbyFamily has posted videos of adventures, clean gaming, challenges, craft ideas, skits, vlogs and more. There’s a reason they’re one of the most trusted channels for families all over the world. 

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Merrell Twins

Identical twins Veronica and Vanessa have been making YouTube videos since 2009, making them one of the longest-running channels on the platform. Though they’ve since found fame outside of YouTube, they continue posting vlog-style videos about their life as identical twins.

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