Since it’s Awards Season this month, YouTube Kids invited Mazzy, Harlow and I to give out awards to our favorite kid-friendly videos. We had so much fun coming up with our picks; we even included a few reader suggestions. After Mazzy and Harlow’s official approval, of course. (Thanks to whoever introduced us to the Slow Mo Guys! My girls were RIVETED!)
We put all our picks in a playlist (which felt kind of reminiscent to making a mix tape in high school) and you can find the playlist both on the Mommy Shorts YouTube Channel and as a featured playlist on the YouTube Kids app! Which is awesome because it boils down to 27 videos in a row which you know are Mommy Shorts approved— some educational, some entertaining, all age appropriate.
It’s also going to blow Mazzy and Harlow’s mind when they open the app and see our intro video come up on the homepage:
If you don’t already have YouTube Kids, you can download it for free— click here for iOS and here for Android. It has been such an awesome solution to all the search problems little kids can get into on the regular YouTube app. Everything on YouTube Kids is kid appropriate but with no links to outside content or downloads. There is also a lot more options to sort by content and age group and you can even set a timer so the app goes off after a set amount of screen time.
Okay, ready for the awards? Me too. You can click on the individual links or watch the playlist in full from my channel or on YouTube Kids. There is not an egg opening video among them. Hope you enjoy!
The Mommy Shorts YouTube Kids Awards
Best Cindy Lauper Impersonation: Sophia Grace “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”
Most Talented Sister Duo: Lennon & Maisy “Call Your Girlfriend”
Best Use of Fruit: Fruit Flower Pops from Charli’s Crafty Kitchen
Worst Craft Tutorial: Mazzy and Harlow
Most Likely to Incite a Kitchen Dance Party: Kidz Bop “Shake it Off”
Most Heartfelt Message: Kid President’s 20 Things We Need to Say More Often
Coolest Science Experiment: Crazy Pool Vortex by Physics Girl
Best Special Effects: Action Movie Kid
Best Make-Up: Inside Out Disgust Make-up from Charisma Star
Most Excited about Pink: Mazzy Bakes Cookie Lollipops
Mazzy’s Choice: Alice and Wonderland from Ms Booksy of Cool School
Best Performance from a Shell: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Best Mom Parody: Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk from My Life Suckers
Best Dad Daughter Duo: Home from Reality Changers
Best Performance of a Christmas Song by a Jew: Harlow Sings Jingle Bells
The “I Want that to Happen in Our House” Award: Crazy Ball Prank!
Best Interview: Interview with a Toddler from the New Father Chronicles
Best Reason to Get Out of Bed: Celebrate Today from Notebook Babies
Harlow’s Choice: Does Elsa Eat Too Much?
The “I Want to Be Friends with Them” Award: Strange and Unexpected
Best Performance from a Duck: The Duck Song
The Tiniest Athlete Award: Trick Shot Titus
Best Dance Moves: Watch Me Whip Nae Nae from Tianne King
Best Use of Jello: Jelly Tennis from the Slo-mo Guys
Cutest Toddler on Wheels: Two-Year-Old on a Scooter
Best Theme Song: Will.i.am Sings “What I Am” on Sesame Street
If you are not already a Mommy Shorts YouTube Subscriber, click here to subscribe. I’m really trying to up my video game this year.
If you have any other videos or channels you would recommend for the next Mommy Shorts approved playlist, please let me know in the comments below!