YouTube is a big world of its own and most people usually use it to listen to music, watch the latest movie trailers, some videos of great places and events, or simply procrastinating on homework. The platform is for all those things but there is a whole other side of YouTube that many have not considered the hundreds of channels that are based on education. So, you can find thousands of videos on a variety of topics by some great YouTubers. You can find rhymes for kids, life hacks as well as videos on topics like Science, maths, physics, nature, real life events and sociology just to name a few.
So, without any further ado, let’s take a look at the top 100 YouTube channels on Education around the world.
ABCkidTV – Nursery Rhymes currently known as Cocomelon is an American YouTube channel maintained by Treasure Studio Inc. which is based in Irvine, California and was founded back in September, 2005. The channel consists of kids’ songs and nursery rhymes played over 3D animations. Currently, the channel is the fourth most subscribed YouTube channel in the world and the most subscribed channel in the United States with over 52 million subscribers. It is also the second fastest-growing channel in terms of subscribers with an estimate of 3.2 million every month along with nearly 2.8 billion monthly views earned from 435 videos uploaded up till date.
BillionSurpriseToys is a kid’s entertainment channel based in Dubai, UAE. The channel was founded in 2013 and is run by WE Bros Media LTD and Animacast International LLC ®, Dubai, UAE. As of June, 2019, BillionSupriseToys is the 59th most subscribed channel on YouTube with over 24 million subscribers. It is famous for their “Johny Johny Yes Papa” video which features a CGI fridge. The video went viral in 2018 before it was taken down in September of that year. Most of the videos are made fun of for their bad grammar, pronunciation as well as the appalling CGI animation.
CVS 3D Rhymesis is a YouTube channel formerly known as CyberVillageSolution. The channel targets children especially kindergarteners with nursery rhymes for them. The songs are mostly in English along with various Indian languages, Belgai, and Malaysian. The song videos feature various animals and people that relate to the stories which are shown in 3-d. The videos are popular for teaching children life lessons which important when growing up. However, not everyone is a fan of their videos. Still, the channel has over 20 million subscribers along with nearly 12.3 billion views on 322 videos since the channel’s inception back in 2008.
Pinkfong is a South Korea based YouTube channel that is owned by Pinkfong. It is the channel which came up with the famous and infamous children’s song “Baby Shark”. The channel is famous for making animations for children in a variety of different languages that relate to a specific story. Many of their videos are also educational and usually less than 2 minutes in length. They have other sub channels for videos in other languages to cater to a global audience. Today, the channel has over 20.6 million subscribers since its inception back in 2011. It has also garnered over 9 billion total video views from over 1300 videos up till now.
Dating back to 2005, Super Simple started in a classroom in Tokyo, Japan, where the teachers started creating their own original and classical songs that were easy for young children to comprehend. In 2006, they started their own YouTube channel as the demand for their videos grew among Japanese teachers. Since then, they have been posting an average of 4 videos each month, focusing on kid’s songs and nursery rhymes that are lyrically not complex, not too fast and teach children new things through gestures in a fun manner. Now they are a complete hit in not just Japan but all over the world, which is why they have also extended their content to Japanese and Spanish languages. Currently, an estimate of 15.6 million subscribe to Super Simple Songs.
TheRichest is an American YouTube channel which is extremely popular for uploading business, sports, expensive lifestyle, wealth and luxury videos along with mind-blowing facts and funny videos. The channel has almost 13.3 million subscribers since its inception back in 2011 and today, it is among the top 100 subscribed channels in the United States. As of 2019, it has been uploaded with 2874 videos which have garnered over 6.3 billion views and counting. They also have a website on which they publish other content of topics such as enterntainment, tech, trending buzz and shocking news. Their website is also among the top 4000 websites in the world according to Alexa.
Kids TV – Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs is a Kids YouTube channel which aims to make children’s learning and education fun with songs and rhymes that have alphabets, numbers, colors, animals and shapes. It is currently one of the most popular kid’s channels in the US and around the world with nearly 13.2 million subscribers since the channel’s inception back in August, 2013. They have uploaded over 2485 videos which have bought about 6.4 billion views making them one of the most popular channels in the this genre.
The King of Random is an American YouTube channel which was owned and run by Jonathan Grant Thompson who is a Canadian by birth. His channel is popular for videos of life hacks, experiments and random weekend projected. The channel currently has 11.5 million subscribers since its inception back in 2010. It has been uploaded with 2887 as of June, 2019 which have garnered more than 2.4 billion views ranking it amongst the top 350 YouTube channels in the whole world. The most popular video on his channel is titled “How to Make LEGO Gummy Candy” which was uploaded back in 2015 and has been viewed nearly 26.5 million times with over 300,000 likes. However, since 2018, Jonathon has taken a step back from his channel to spend more time with his family which is why the channel has a new host called Nate while he does more work behind the scenes. In 2018, another co-host was added to his channel named Calli.
ExpCaseros is a Spanish YouTube channel created and run by hosts named Madyen and Nataliya. The channel is popular for uploading home experiments for adults and children, crafts, tricks, cheap inventions, myths revealed, optical illusions and survival tips. All their videos are presented with a touch of humor to entertain their relatively young audience to whom they also advice to either not try their experiments or do them under adult supervision. The channel now has almost 10.4 million subscribers since its inception back in 2012. The duo have uploaded nearly 700 videos which have garnered just over 2 billion views as of June, 2019.
An American YouTube channel, ToyMonster’s content is based on various educational, DIY, fun videos for children of all ages. They also make use of nursery rhymes and kid’s songs, upload videos on how to make slime, and a majority of their videos are concerned with how to learn different colours especially using M&M’s.
Although there have been 692 videos posted altogether on ToyMonster since March 2015, there have not been any new uploads. The last video that was posted dates back to a bit farther than 6 months. Regardless, this channel still has a subscriber count of 9.9 million subscribers.
Crash Course is an educational YouTube channel which was started by Hank and John Green, who are one of the most notable YouTubers in this genre. The channel started off with humanities and science courses for viewers and later expanded with courses in the fields of Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, History, Chemistry, computer science, film studies, games, government, literature, philosophy, sociology and so many more. The channel has around 9.5 million subscribers and has posted 1139 videos since 2011 when the channel was founded and these videos have garnered almost 1.1 billion views. The channel has been renowned as being extremely useful for teachers and students seeking educational content online and has created a community of independent learners that have enhanced their skills and results.
TED-Ed is a YouTube channel owned by TED Conferences LLC (Technology, Entertainment, Design), which is a media organization that posts talks online for free distribution. The channel is famous for creating short animated educational videos that are mainly aimed at children and young adults. TED_Ed lessons are created by the team in collaboration with animators and educators that produce amazing and exciting content. The advisors of the channel and TED-Ed lessons include Jackie Bezoz, Salman Khan, John Hunter, Aason Sams, Jonathon Bergmann , Sir Ken Robinson and Melinda French Gates. The channel has 9.73 million subscribers as of 2019 and it has uploaded 1607 videos up to date that have garnered more than 1.4 billion views and counting.
Johny FamilyShow is a family and kids YouTube channel which focuses on producing nursery rhymes which are based on educational content for kids. Many of these rhymes are also sing-along songs that entertain and interact with the audiences from all around the world. The channel has over 9 million subscribers since its inception in 2017 and has posted 283 videos since then. These videos have garnered more than 3.1 billion views worldwide with an average of 5.3 million views per video.
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell is a British YouTube channel which produces educational animated videos that attempt to explain a variety of complex topics in details. However, these detailed videos are presented in such a way that they are accessible to all kind of audiences. The subject matter varies widely and includes topics like scientific concepts, current events and anthropology. The channel was founded in July, 2013 and the first video to be released was titled How Evolution Works. Today, the channel has nearly 9.05 million subscribers and since 2016, all videos have been improved in quality (60fps). There are a total of 100 videos on the channel as of June, 2019 and these 100 videos have been viewed over 653 million times and counting.
Dr. Vivek Bindra: Motivational Speaker is an Indian YouTube channel owned and run by Dr. Vivek Bindra. It was created in December, 2016 and is now incredibly popular for uploading videos of motivation, business consultancy and CEO coaching. Dr. Vivek is known for his energetic and passionate videos that fill people with potency and energy by his words. Today, more than 1500 companies have made him their trusted advisor and thousands of new startups are inspired by his vision. The channel now has nearly 8.74 million subscribers and has been uploaded with 387 videos up till date which have garnered almost half a billion views up till now.
wifistudy is the official YouTube channel of wifistudy, which is an Indian online education and career portal that helps students and job seekers prepare for various competitive exams. The exams are in the field of Railway, Banking, Defense, Engineering, Civil services and Teaching exams. The channel was created back in June, 2014 and now has over 8.76 million subscribers. The channel has been uploaded with more than 12,500 videos which have been viewed more than 980 million times as of 2019.
El Reino a Jugar is an Argentinean YouTube channel which was created back in May, 2015. The channel is regarded as one of the most famous Argentinean YouTube channels and focuses on producing educational content for children. Most of the videos are rhymes, animations, sing alongs and educational tutorials. The channel now has 8.34 million subscribers and has been uploaded with more than 350 videos as of June, 2019. Their videos have been viewed almost 4 billion times in total since the channels inception and are rising every day.
LittleBabyBum ® Español is the Spanish version of the educational channel on YouTube of the same name. It is the 4th most subscribed channel of all time behind channels like Ed Sheeran, BBC and X Factor. The channel specializes in 3D animation videos of traditional rhymes along with original children’s songs. The original songs mostly focus on learning and growing up activities which cover topics such as letters, numbers, colors, sounds of animals and tasks like brushing teeth, hands and getting dressed. The Spanish version of the channel now caters to a massive audience of 8.28 million subscribers since its creation and has been uploaded with more than 570 videos as of June, 2019. These videos have been watched nearly 4.64 billion times.
FunToysMedia is an educational and toys videos channel for kids which is hosted by a kind names Jason. In his videos, Jason teaches colors, numbers, letters, songs, and how to make fun sketches at home. The channel was created back in 2015 and has been uploaded with over 300 videos as of June, 2019. It now has nearly 8.2 million subscribers from around the world and the videos have been viewed over 2.1 billion times up till now.
infobells – Telugu is an Indian YouTube channel which posts videos that entertain young kids with enthralling music. The purpose of these videos is not only to entertain kids but also to ensure that these kids have various concepts of early learning such as how to do home tasks as well as respect for elders. The rhymes which are based on local cultural and moral values are used to grab children’s attention and ensure that they watch the videos multiple times. The channel was created in March, 2014 and has been uploaded with 241 videos as of June, 2019. The channel now has more than 7.28 million subscribers and the videos on it have been viewed nearly 3.75 billion times making it one of India’s most popular channels on YouTube.
YtCrash is a YouTube channel which posts videos with information in the form of facts behind certain events and collection of feeds and unique events that occur all around the world. The collection of videos on the channel has supposedly gone under various research and data collection usually in the form of videos and photos from many sources which are placed and organized in a specific manner. The channel has more than 1080 videos since the creation of the channel back in March, 2015. As of 2019, the channel now has nearly 7.8 million subscribers with a total view count which has crossed 1.76 billion views.
Videogyan 3D Rhymes - Nursery Rhymes For Children is an Indian YouTube channel based in Bengaluru, India. The channel focuses on producing HD animation videos of nursery rhymes and educational content for children which aim to improve their knowledge and keep them entertained at the same time. The channel was founded back in August, 2012 and today, it has more than 7.7 million subscribers. Moreover, the channel has been uploaded with almost 600 videos which have been viewed more than 5.53 billion times.
The Arabic YouTube channel “تعلم؟ هل” literally translates to “Did you know?” in English. They touch a lot of fields regarding culture and public health with the aim of spreading awareness and issues of the universe, and discovering new talents and technological innovations. The content is solely in Arabic limiting the amount of people who can benefit from the vast knowledge this channel provides. Even then, this channel based in Saudi Arab has amassed 7.1 million subscribers since 2015. On average, they post 25 videos every month and as of July 2019, تعلم؟ هل has generated a net worth of $1.9 million.
DuDuPopTOY is a children’s YouTube channel which produces videos of toys from all around the world which are usually based on famous characters from cartoons and movies. These include action figures from mega hit movies like Marvel’s Avengers with characters like Iron Man and the Hulk along with other famous movie characters like the Transformers. The channel has almost 7.1 million subscribers since its inception back in 2016. It has been uploaded with more than 1020 videos as of 2019 and these videos have garnered a grand total of almost 3.7 billion view counts and rising.
Dave and Ava - Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs is an Canadian YouTube channel which stars kids names Dave and Ava, who make perform as multiple characters in nursery rhymes. The channel is one of the top childhood learning channels on YouTube in which various characters including the main duo teach kids of their own age various skills. One of the most visible features of their videos are the outstanding vivid colors that keep kids interested while kids sing along to the songs playing. They also have some amazing holiday songs and lullabies which are made to keep them attached to their screens so parents can have a short break for themselves. Today, the channel has more than 6.58 million subscribers since its inception back in 2014. It has been uploaded with more than 430 videos that have garnered over 3.54 billion views and counting.
Rainbow Art is a New Zealand based YouTube channel which is popular for posting 100% original videos of art, drawings, paintings and coloring for preschool kids. The channel was founded in 2017 and as of June, 2019, it has more than 6.39 million subscribers. It has also been uploaded with 237 videos which have garnered almost 1.82 billion views since the channels inception. The most popular video on the channel titled Toy Cars for Children has been viewed nearly 600 million times.
#Mind Warehouse is an American YouTube channel which was founded back in August, 2013. The channel is famous for producing and uploading some of the weirdest yet creative content which is information and education based. The channel has over 6.38 million subscribers as of June, 2019. It has been uploaded with 408 videos which have been viewed over 1.86 billion times. The owner of the channel has other channels that include Ridddle. One of the most popular and criticized video on that channel was titled What Would Happen If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb in the Mariana Trench. This video had been claimed to have absolute false information under the gulch of science.
Fun Kids House is an American YouTube channel which was founded in October, 2016. The channel is popular for producing educational and DIY content which focuses on play doll creations, Disney princesses, kinetic sand videos for little girls and boys along with occasional videos of dough crafts and play doh foods with step-by-step instructions. The channel now has nearly 6.21 million subscribers as of June, 2019. It has been uploaded with over a thousand videos that have been viewed more than 1.78 billion times in total and still counting.
Veritasium is a YouTube channel owned and run buy a Canadian Australian physicist named Dr. Derek Miller, who is currently based and living in Los Angeles, USA. On the channel, Dr. Derek creates science and educational videos including multiple documentaries which include Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail for which he was also the host. The channel was founded back in 2010 and as of June, 2019, it now has over 6.1 million subscribers. It has been uploaded with more than 273 videos which have garnered nearly 634 million views. Due to the success of his primary channel, he launched two other channels know as Sciencium and 2Veritasium.
30. Planet Dolan
Planet Dolan is an Australian YouTube channel owned and run by Daniel James Johnson, who is the founder of a company named Planet Dolan. Planet Dolan is Daniel’s main channel which initially focused on countdown lists like 15 worst conspiracies of all time followed by introducing another format known as True Stories. In this format, he asks his viewers to submit their best stories on multiple topics which are then handpicked by the channel’s writers to appear as a featured story in any video. The channel is now among the top 5 YouTube channels in Australia and has over 5.84 million subscribers since its inception back in 2014. The other sub-channels include Danger Dolan Games which focuses on game-related videos and Danger Dolan Movies which focuses on movie-related content. In 2015, Super Planet Dolan, an animated format was also launched. The main channel however, has been uploaded with nearly 1230 videos which have garnered more than 1.79 billion views and counting.
ZicZic Supers song focuses solely on animated content with its main character being an animated toddler known as “Baby Bom”. Their videos consists of Baby Bom engaging in different activities accompanied by other friendly animals, and starring in various educational videos and nursery rhymes. They are full of colour, making them highly attractive to their target audience of children between ages 1 to 6.
ZicZic Supers Song is also another American YouTube channel running since January 2008. On average, about 4 to 5 videos each month are posted on the channel. Successfully, in approximately a decade, the channel has amassed 5.8 million subscribers and a total of 70.4 million views on their videos, allowing them to generate a net worth of $323,000.
Following a weekly schedule, Hank Green, Michael Aranda, and Olive Gordon post videos every day to satiate the curiosity of their viewers who wonder about how the universe and the life on it ticks. Their content focuses on discovering new, shocking and weird things about the world, answering the viewers’ quick questions, providing an insight to the latest updates on science, and conducting unscripted interviews, quizzes and talk shows with guests. Hence, several fields that they cover are chemistry, physics, biology, zoology and a vast variety of many other topics.
SciShow has continued to amaze the brain of the viewers every day since October 2011. Over the years they have gathered a subscriber count of 5.8 million subscribers and an impressive net worth of $1.5 million. Their sister channels include SciShow space, SciShow Psych, and SciShow Kids.
Study IQ education not only claim to be the biggest Indian e-learning platform but also the most watched and subscribed educational YouTube channel in India. They provide a multitude of different courses and video lectures which different students can choose accordingly. Tutors on this channel specialize in preparation of different government exams such as UPSC, SSC CGL, Hotel Management entrance and hundreds of other exams. On its own website, there are quizzes available which the students can take to test their knowledge and to better prep themselves.
Because Study IQ education works on such a wide scale, they post an average of 20 videos daily. And although the speakers on the channel make use of their language, Hindi, which restricts their content to their native people, they have successfully harbored 5.7 million subscribers and a net worth o f $4.1 million.
Although the core team of “The infographics show” is based in California, USA, the other team members reside in Asia, USA, and Europe as well. There is one main guy who narrates in the video but the team behind this channel consists of 40 freelancers altogether. Because of this they are able to upload animated educational videos frequently, above 50 videos uploaded on YouTube each month, where facts and statistics are presented in a fun and entertaining way. Their content includes comparisons among celebrities, videogames and military, economic, political and health facts, and even choosing to talk about serial killers and their origins. Active since February 2011, they have gathered a subscriber count of 5.7 million and a net worth of $7.9 million.
The main character of the Brazilian YouTube channel “CanalKIDS BR” is a pig named “Peppa Pig”. The animated content of the channel places Peppa Pig in a lot of different activities and case scenarios making it a fun and entertaining cartoon for kids to watch. Peppa pig’s family is present in the videos, infusing the videos with not only comedy but different daily lessons that the children watching them could learn. The channel posts about 20 videos a month; however, their use of Portuguese as the medium of communication between animated characters strictly restricts to those children who are well-familiar with this language. Regardless, CanalKIDS BR being a hit in Brazil has managed to score 5.6 million subscribers and a net worth of $116,000.
Infobells started off as a channel dedicated to engage children in interactive and visual learning, but in English. However, it slowly became more popular in Hindi and is well known for its Hindi rhymes. With 15 million + subscribers Infobells promises to entertain young minds with exciting music through which they introduce various concepts of early learning. They translate globally popular rhymes, create their own regional ones with characters that grab the children’s attention instantly and helps them associate good behaviors with. Its videos have round 7 billion views in total and range from children rhymes, animated stories, education videos, self-Improvement to even CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy). They have their own site infobells.com where they have their video directory and their blog. A single video averages within the range of 2-5 million views and seems fitting for ages around 1-5. Their subscribers interact on their videos and are usually promptly given answers for their queries.
A YouTube channel dedicated to making top ten lists about a number of topics, MostAmazingTop10 has around 5.5 million subscribers and seems to be gaining momentum with the culture of accumulating likes and subscribers. Their lists range from celebrities, crime, legends, rumors and a plethora of random topics. If you are ever interested in trivia, this site should be your go to. The channel started in December of 2014 and is hosted by Danny Burke, Rebecca Felgate, and Landon Dowlatsingh. They claim to upload all sorts of educational, mind-blowing, strange, and scary content every day and we get to see each host throughout the week occasionally. Their total view count is around 1.6 billion and an individual video averages 56K views. The hosts have their own personal YouTube channels that too are quite active. The amount of research that goes into making these videos on the daily seems like a lot of work, so it is no surprise that they are cited by many people on the internet.
Blippi Espanol is a Mexican YouTube channel with around 5.5 million subscribers. It is one of the most popular kids channel in Mexico that make interesting and learning intensive songs for young children. Much like infobells it not only makes attention grabbing colorful videos, it also translates popular nursery rhymes to Spanish. The videos are shot in a T.V show set up with upbeat music and an interactive host. With a total of 2.2 billion views it promises to help you create a learning environment within an entertaining one. The videos have around 2 million views.
Known as Pink Fong in English, this South Korean YouTube channel claims to captivate 150 million hearts all around the world. It is a global infant education brand which has seems to transcends boundaries and seeks to educate all, a highly noble cause. The channel has chirpy upbeat songs in Korean with fairytale themes. There are professional educationalists working to create content for the videos that ensure maximum learning but in an entertaining way. The channel has around 5.5 million subscribers and a total of 3.2 billion views. They upload videos every week and are quite interactive with their subscribers. Pink Fong has been able to expand to the app store and has an app for these fairy tales, games and songs. They seem to be extremely popular on all social media and are favored by kids especially in South Korea as the video quality is not only good but their own characters are also eye catching.
Dr Sandra Lee is a broad-certified dermatologist, skin cancer and a cosmetic surgeon. Her odd, but extremely popular videos have gained her a massive following of 5.9 million. She became a recent phenomenon and has encouraged, without perhaps trying, other satisfying videos to be created on both Instagram and Facebook. Her channel was originally made to discuss television segments and to talk about treating common skin diseases with new cutting edge cosmetic surgery tools. She is one of the OG YouTubers with 3 billion views in total. Her most favored videos are the pimple popping ones, however, she does not only create these but also provides information on Botox, Liposuction, cysts, acne and so on. She seems to be a passionate individual who loves field research on an assortment of skin diseases. Her relationship with her patients is not only strong but almost familial in nature which perhaps attracts even more people to her channel as she encourages a more humanistic and relatable outlook to skin diseases.
Another one of the leading kid’s channels on YouTube, Kiddestv Hindi is an Indian channel that provides a number of innovative ways to help preschoolers learn in a more organic way. They promise fun and interesting learning from alphabets, letters, colors and nursery rhymes. The videos are a mixture of English and Hindi both. They upload new videos a few times in a week. The total view count of their channel is around 1.8 billion which has prompted them to create a site www.kiddestv.com where they have accumulated games, poetry and videos to encourage ‘fun and learning’ because you cannot do one without the other.
Toys Kids Tv is a cartoon channel that focuses on younger kids learning colors, the alphabet, or animals. The cartoon are animations that find exciting ways prompt the child to look at colors or make associations with them. These videos encourage the child to learn on its own, and are completely safe to watch. Based in the United States, this channel is amongst one of the most influential educational platforms that promises to ensure enjoyment as the child learns. It has around 5.4 million subscribers with 1.1 billion views of their videos in total. Each video averages a staggering 33 million views, making it one of the leading YouTube channels under education.
A lone man with an intention to share his wisdom with us all, Be inspired is a channel created by a 24 year old from Romania. He has been passionate about self-development and self-improvement so much so that it prompted him to make a channel that inspires others to be in a better space with themselves, and has tried to motivate people that go through difficult times. His specific reason for this channel was to help someone when life goes wrong, to get them to come to terms with their situations. His videos feature people like Morgan Freeman, Mark Zuckerberg, Obama and so on. It is no wonder that this channel has attracted 5.3 million people to subscribe, with the view count being around 2.4 billion in total. Here is to hoping he has been able to carry out his mission and inspired people to believe in a ray of hope.
A channel geared towards ages 1-4 years old, Bouncing Baby TV has tried to find a good balance between fun and learning enough that it excites babies and keeps them thoroughly entertained. Most of their videos feature a pacman character that is learning colors, animals, even healthy foods. This is an interesting yet unique initiative that caters to only a certain age group which helps the parents know where to turn to for infants or a particular age group. The channel has around 5.3 million subscribers, with a total of 300k views with each video averaging 24K views.
Universe Adventure is an India channel that is known to make lists of random things in a number of categories. This too would be an exciting channel to look into for those who enjoy trivia and have already visited Top 10. However, the channel is in Hindi and encourages binge watching these lists videos about interesting, shocking, mysterious, strange and unknown facts. The channel, while increasing your knowledge, seems to be good for games or a get together where friends hangout and exchange odd information, laughing about it. They have about 5.2 million subscribers and 665K total view count. The channel uploads videos every two days and has been quite punctual in their publishing.
India seems to be taking a lead in creating popular kid’s channels that encourage learning. Created in 2015, ChuChu TV has eggs as its mascots. These feature in all of their videos and are used to help young people learn singing, dancing all the while learning something or the other. These eggs are called surprise eggs and always have an element of mystery in each video that lures the child in and they get immersed in the video. This channel has around 5.2 million subscribers and 2.7 billion views in total. Their videos also have full-fledged story episodes that the children can follow and become entertained by the story plots.
The Secret India TV has a an interesting idea behind its creation. The channel is more for adults who like conspiracy theories, exposing legends that are untrue, or catching people be scammed by others in many ways. More than that the purpose of the channel is to entertain yourself with facts that have never been talked of but are seemingly true. These are mind boggling and fun to know. The idea for secret India TV is that no knowledge is ever really lost or a waste of time hence such videos being posted almost daily are extremely popular all over the internet. They have 5.3 million subscribers and 570K views in total.
Yet another age specific YouTube channel, BabyBus pays special attention to ages from 2-5 by creating classic nursery rhymes, writing kid songs, recreating old rhymes and using animation, both 3D and 2D, to make up interesting stories. This channel has, interestingly added an aspect of learning good behaviors and distinguishing them from bad ones. All their videos somehow incorporate this into them all the while singing about colors, letters and numbers. Moreover, they have safety knowledge that they believe needs to be imparted to each child so they feel more in control. However, fun still remains the crux of this channel, where you only learn if you are able to have fun while you do it. It has around 5.2 million subscribers and 3.6 billion total views.
Ravina Kid-Show is another of the leading YouTube channels in the United States for kid’s education. The show has a host Ravina who is also a character in each of the videos where she is performing various tasks like singing lullabies, learning colors, or creating fun songs like ‘the carwash song’ as the video progresses. It is interesting to use one character because it encourages children to be able to relate to another person the same age as theirs and be able to replicate her behavior. These are high quality videos that provide a good experience for children. The channel has 5.1 million subscribers and 331K total views in total, for the videos.
What seems like a home-based YouTube channel, Melliart is a channel that features Melissa, Arthur and the MelliArt Family. These hosts/characters make the bulk of this channel’s videos. This is a unique and innovative idea as the channel hosts children of different ages that are either playing, singing, learning or doing all of that together. This not only makes the videos super interactive, attractive but extremely relatable to any child watching. It is no wonder that this Ukraine based channel has around 5 million subscribers and 674K views in total.
This educational channel was created in 2008 and has ever since been followed by parents, preschoolers and teachers alike. The channel has six recurring characters who teach nursery rhymes with catchy tunes to preschoolers. It also has other interactive learning activities, including enunciating words which aids the toddler to learn them quickly and aids in integral development as well.
Mother Goose Club, because of its popularity, has been extended into other channels as well including Mother Goose Club Playground, Mother Goose Club and Friends, Mother Goose Club Kids Cartoons, Mother Goose Club Finger Family, Mother Goose Club Let's Play and Mother Goose Club Dress Up Theater. As of 2017, Mother Goose club also creates content in Spanish which is posted on the channel, Mother Goose Club en Español. Currently, the main channel has over 6.3 billion views and 5 million subscribers.
Another popular kid’s educational channel is Rainbow ToyTocToc, which has achieved widespread success while being on the platform for only 4 years. The channel has over 5 million subscribers, a following which it has garnered by posting interesting Kinetic Sand, DIY Jelly and Play Doh- topics which are quite popular amongst and intriguing to the toddlers.
The channel, however, despite its high subscriber count, has been unable to garner many views. It currently has 12000 views only.
Solnishkam is a Russian YouTube channel that has been on the platform since 2012 that caters only to toddlers who speak Russian seeing as the content is in the creator’s native language only. Cars seem to be a popular topic on the channel, but the channel primarily aims to produce content which aids in the development of children. The videos feature a cartoon animation with the creator only voicing minor dialogues in the background.
Solnishkam has been inactive for the past year but still remains one of the most viewed channels, with over 2 billion views and 5 million subscribers.
Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization owned by educator and entrepreneur Salman Khan, who aims to provide free education world-over. The channel, after his website, was created for this very purpose in 2006. It features content on topics from all the basic subjects a child is required to study, including preparatory videos on SAT and LSAT exams, as well as videos for teachers to identify gaps in a student’s learning and helpful tips to make the education process simpler for the child.
Salman Khan has been listed amongst the Forbes 100 most influential people in 2012 and was also featured on the cover of Times magazine. His work in the education sector is tremendous and his YouTube channel continues to thrive on the highest viewed education channels, with over 1.6 billion views and 4.9 million subscribers.
Baby Nursery Rhymes is a YouTube channel which posts entertaining yet educational videos for children. It features the Mega Gummy Bears Family in animated videos who teach about Numbers, Alphabets, as well as good manners! Since the videos are also funny, kids tend to enjoy them more.
The creator started the channel in 2013 and since then has garnered 4.8 million subscribers and 34 million views.
Based in India, this channel is quickly rising to be one of the most popular channels in the country. Having been created in 2016, within the years of its existence, the channel has amassed over 4.7 million subscribers and 457 million views.
Research Tv India posts videos on topics including history till contemporary events. It also showcases a segment in which mysterious phenomenon are explored. The creator has a knack for creating introductory videos on scientific topics.
Another popular Indian educational channel is created and maintained by Amresh Bharti, who also joined the platform in 2016 and has garnered immense success since then. The creator is an optimist who believes that an individual can overcome any challenge and achieve his dreams- all that is needed is some motivation and a push in the right direction- which is exactly what he aims to do through his channel.
Amresh posts inspirational and motivational videos, shares his vision, while trying to lead an educational movement in India. He currently has over 213 million views and 4.7 million subscribers.
Yet another popular Indian educational channel is Re-Research, whose creator remains anonymous. The channel, however, was created in 2014 and since then has accumulated almost 1 billion views and 4.6 million subscribers, while posting videos primarily in Hindi.
The content of the channel, like Research Tv India’s popular segment, revolves around exploring and deciphering mysterious phenomenon which occur in the world.
This channel is owned and maintained by the educational company of the same name. The company has been in existence since 2008, founded by Alain de Botton, but the channel wasn’t created until 2010. The YouTube channel focuses on videos for self-improvement and for the betterment of individuals- something that our education system fails to teach us. Only when we know ourselves will we be able to improve our situation, lifestyle and make better life decisions.
The channel, with its unique content has attracted widespread attention, with over 428 million views and 4.6 million subscribers.
Based in India, this channel is also popular in terms of educating the mass public about Health and Beauty by providing useful tips, tricks and remedies. The creator looks towards tribal and folk practices, ancient remedies, heritage practices and ayurvedic books to provide tips and remedies for skincare, eyesight and face treatment.
The channel was created in 2015 and since then, because of its beneficial nature, has gained over 426 million views and 4.3 million subscribers.
Blippi, depicted by American educationist and entertainer Stephen J. Grossman, is a kid’s educational YouTube channel which was created in 2014. The videos showcase a curious and energetic man wearing blue clothes and an orange beanie, who teaches children a wide array of things including colors, shapes, numbers, alphabets and nursery rhymes. The videos alternate between animation and real life content and are a top hit on Amazon video as well. The content is now also produced in Spanish and another channel by the name of Blippi Toys has also been made under the Blippi franchise.
The main channel, in the past 5 years, has garnered over 3.4 billion views and 4.3 million subscribers.
Kids Channel is an educational channel aimed at promoting logical reasoning, imagination, creativity and cognitive capacities in children. The channel vouches to take its videos far beyond regular content posted on the platform to include morals and lessons on the importance of friendship, sharing, caring, love, etc.
Kids Channel was created in 2013 and since then has accumulated over 3.1 billion views and 4.2 million subscribers.
The YouTube channel Maya and family primarily features toddler Maya, who remains the star of the show on the channel, playing with educational toys and dolls. The toddler also takes her fans on trips to amusement parks and playgrounds. Occasionally, the channel features toddler Sophie as well, who teams up with Maya to take their viewers on a rollercoaster of adventure. Currently, the channel has 11 thousand views and 4.2 million subscribers.
This is the Tamil channel of infobells which, since its creation in 2014, has amassed over 2.3 billion views and 4.2 million subscribers.
This educational kids channel, like many others, aims to educate children while also entertaining them to ensure better integral development. The channel was created in 2015 and since then it has garnered over 2 billion views and 4.2 million subscribers.
Finger Family is a mass series that is very popular on the platform, the basis upon which this channel is also created. It showcases educational videos including nursery rhymes, shapes, numbers, abc’s. Sometimes, the content is also based on holidays like Easter and Halloween, thereby educating children on holidays as well.
The channel was created in 2014 and has accumulated over 2.7 billion views and 4.2 million subscribers.
Little Treehouse Nursery Rhymes and Kids Songs
This channel aims to give rise to children’s imaginations by creating visually appealing videos of educational nursery rhymes. The nursery rhymes end with a moral at the end, which are passed on in a light and fun manner, while also giving the viewers a surprise.
This channel has, in the last 5 years since its creation, garnered 1.1 billion views and 4.2 million subscribers.
This channel is created and owned by the Al Jameel Islamic broadcasting network. The channel is dedicated to posting videos and lectures of religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel. It is one of the most widely viewed channels in Pakistan, with a view count of 462 million and 4.1 million subscribers.
This is another educational YouTube channel which has been active on the platform since 2015. The channel, like most others, posts nursery rhymes for toddlers and babies and posts videos of animation.
Currently, it has 115 million views and 4 million subscribers.
Himesh Madaan is an Indian motivational speaker who has been active on the platform since as early as 2007. His content is primarily in Hindi, in which he gives inspirational and motivational speeches, Personality Development and Positive Thinking videos. The creator also posts motivational, inspirational, goal setting, confidence building movies and songs.
As of today, the channel has 198 million views and 4 million subscribers.
Evident from the name of the channel, Let’s Talk posts videos of tutorials and how-to’s of speaking the English language. The channel is India based and caters to the South Asian demographic. It uses audio and video aid to teach the language.
Let’s Talk was created in 2009 and since then has been viewed 269 million times, with a subscriber count of 3.9 million.
Another Indian YouTube channel is SPL Live Learning which was created in 2016. The channel posts informational content to aid the mass public of India, as the content is in Hindi. The SPL franchise also includes SPL Music, SPT Study and SPL Technical channels as well. The main channel, SPL Live has 133 million views and 3.9 million subscribers.
Farmees Land is another kids educational YouTube channel which features animated videos to teach preschoolers about colors, shapes, alphabet, numbers and nursery rhymes. The channel has a segment called Study Time with the Farmees in which children get to laugh, sing and dance along with the characters on the channel.
Having been created in 2015, the channel now has over 1.3 billion views and 3.9 million subscribers.
Evan Kids posts educational, fun and creative videos for toddlers to enable learning at a young age. The channel was created in 2016 and the following year, its creator made a secondary channel as well called Evan Toys. As of today, the channel has over 1.3 billion views and 3.9 million subscribers.
غذي ذهنك, which translates to ‘feed your mind’, is an Arabic YouTube channel which has been active on the platform since 2015. The channel caters to adult audiences, vouching to nourish the mind and provide information on a wide array of subjects through short clips, made in an intriguing and interesting manner. The creators aim to spread the knowledge to feed the mind.
Currently, the channel has 3.9 million subscribers and 165 million views.
CGP Grey, the creator of which is still anonymous, is an American educational YouTuber who has been active on the platform since 2010. On this channel, Grey posts content featuring short videos on many topics including geography, history, economics, politics and culture.
The creator also has a secondary channel called CGPGrey2 on which he posts similar videos and a third channel on which he posts gameplays called CGP Play.
His main channel received success in 2011 after one of its videos, called ‘terminology of the British Isles’, went viral. This channel has a subscriber count of 3.8 million and 444 million views.
Islamic Teacher Official is another Islamic YouTube channel which seeks to endow Muslims with the proper knowledge of Islam. It focuses on the importance of social and married life, including how a Muslim is expected to behave in his daily life. The videos also show different Islamic literature, stories, health tips and other informative videos. The channel was created in 2016 and since then has been viewed 59 thousand times, with 3.8 million subscribers.
Another Arabic channel is إستفد, which translates to ‘take advantage’- exactly what the content creators want their viewers to do. The creators aim for their fan following to take advantage and benefit from the health tips that are provided in the videos.
The channel has been active on the platform since 2007 and since then has been viewed 407 million times and has 3.7 million subscribers.
Another Indian YouTube channel which posts videos about mysterious phenomenon is Rahasya. It was created in 2013 by an anonymous YouTuber. The creator seems to have quite an interest in the supernatural as his content revolves around horror stories, including ghost sightings in India. The YouTuber also occasionally makes videos on outer space and the planets. As of today, Rahasya has 3.8 million subscribers and 292 million views.
HooplaKidz is a YouTube series, much like Dora the explorer, featuring Annie and her monkey Mango. The theme of the videos revolve around Aesop’s Fables, including good morals for children at the end. The channel also posts videos of nursery rhymes with all the characters singing and dancing along. HooplaKidz is a very popular channel amongst preschoolers, with over 2.6 billion views and 3.7 million subscribers.
Having been created in 2014, Toy Candy is a YouTube channel catering to children in which all the latest toys and candies are unboxed. Popular items on the channel are Barbies, Pikmi Pops, Slime and L.O.L’s. The channel is quite popular among children, given to its 2.3 billion view count and 3.7 million subscribers.
Ruhi Çenet is an Istanbul based YouTuber who has been active on the platform since 2012. In 2014, he made a secondary channel as well by the name of Ruhi Çenet Videoları 2. Ruhi’s videos are usually based on current affairs as he aims to educate the Turkish masses aware of different events that take place world over. His channel has 475 million views and 3.6 million subscribers.
Kids 312 is a YouTube channel featuring an anonymous child. The channel was originally created to post baby poems, nursery rhymes and songs, but it quickly shifted to videos of a child as he does various challenges. The kid also has an interest in superheroes- evident from many of his videos. With the many deleted videos on the channel, it is safe to assume that the creator is still assessing what kind of YouTuber he wants to be. Only time will tell if it will continue to be this successful. Currently, however Kids 312 has 3.6 million subscribers and 266 thousand views.
TopMax is an entertainment channel which is educating in the sense that it posts videos showcasing the top 10s on everything, for example Top 10 Most Interesting Things, Top 10 Most Terrifying Things, Top 10 hacks, etc. The channel was created only recently in 2015 and has garnered over 1 billion views and 3.6 million views.
This channel is part of the Mother Goose franchise. It was created a year after the main channel was created and now has over 5.3 billion views and 3.6 million subscribers.
This is another Indian YouTube channel which facilitates students by providing online lessons to study for examinations including Bank, SSC, Railways and other important examinations that are taken in the country. Mahendras has been helping the Indian youth to prepare for their examinations ever since it was created in 2014. They also have a tagline which states ‘Your success is our success’, which suggests that the creator(s) have a goal to educate as many people as they can in India. The channel currently has 3.6 million subscribers and 427 million views.
This is the English version of the originally Russian YouTube channel ‘Sonishkam’ which was created in 2012. The following year, SunnyKidsTV was also created to cater to English speaking children. The channel isn’t as popular as its Russian version but nevertheless has 900 million views and 3.6 million subscribers.
Christian Vib is a Spanish YouTuber who has been active on the platform since 2006. This makes him an OG YouTuber as well, posting content on the website before monetization was even possible. Christian gives online guitar lessons through his YouTube channel. The star also has his own website which caters to helping people learn how to play the guitar. The YouTuber, on his channel, has over 3.6 million and 561 million views.
TuTiTu is a YouTube channel for children of ages 2-3 in which “toys come to life”. The channel aims to stipulate children’s creativity and imagination by the use of colorful imagery and shapes. Every episode features a shapes turning into a fun and exciting toy. The channel has been an active part of the platform since 2010 and has, in the past 9 years, gotten over 3.8 billion views, with a subscriber count of 3.5 million.
Another YouTube channel which focuses on integral development by creating content on numbers, alphabet and colorful shapes and objects is Candy Play TV. The channel also posts videos of play-doh, slime and paint- all things that children are drawn and attracted to. Candy Play TV was created in 2016 by an anonymous creator. In the last 3 years, the channel has gained over 1.3 billion views and 3.5 million subscribers.
Yet another kids’ YouTube channel with over 1 billion views is Toy Jelly. Created only recently in 2015, the channel has been quite popular amongst the little ones because its videos are mostly on clay, play doh, slime and surprise eggs through which they teach kids about counting, alphabet and colors. The creator also has a secondary channel called Toy Jelly Art, which has about 1.7 thousand subscribers. On the main channel, however, the subscriber count is over 3.5 million, giving the creator a total following of over 5.2 million.
As is obvious from the name, this channel posts content only in Urdu. The purpose of the channel is to share tips, tricks and hacks for everyday problems, making it another one of the health channels as well. Being owned by a Muslim creator, the channel also focuses on tips mentioned in the Holy Quran. Due to its nature, it is a very popular channel in Pakistan and amongst other Muslims in the South Asian region. The channel was created only recently in 2017 and now has over 3.5 million subscribers and 241 million views.
The Top 10 YouTube channel was created in 2015 and its creator still remains anonymous. Evident from its name, the channel is also like the TopMax channel, in which videos are on the most entertaining top ten lists. These lists include the topic of technology, comedic content, mind-blowing facts, surprising people and funny pictures. The channel currently has over 1 billion views and 3.4 million subscribers.
46 year old Colombian engineer, Julio Alberto Ríos Gallego, who runs the YouTube channel “julioprofe” is also a lecturer, mentor and a professor in mathematics and physics. He teaches mathematics and physics, working on different exercises and solving complex problems. Initially, he used to tutor college and university students in the modality of his private classes and other educational institutions. Then, he ventured onto the Internet and started his own channel in 2009 to provide extra support to his students. Gradually, his videos started spreading in different cities and countries, mainly among Spanish speaking students who started taking advantage from this free e-learning opportunity. Currently, Julio has 3.5 million subscribers on YouTube where he posts an average of 6 videos every month.
An Indian channel, “All Babies Channel” posts approximately 5 videos in a month focusing on various lullabies, nursery rhymes, and phonics, classical and English songs. The videos are full of colourful animated content attracting a large demographic of children, best especially for preschool education, to watch their videos. The main animated characters on this channel include Moomoo the Bull, Luke the Lion, Tim the Monkey, and Elphie the Elephant.
All Babies Channel is successfully been run since April 2014 and have gathered not only 3.5 million subscribers but also a net worth of $4.4 million over the span of 5 years.
A Brazilian channel, the content of the channel is based in Portuguese. “Coisas de Filó” literally translates to “Filo’s Stuff” representing how the lady behind the channel “Filo” gives different easy, natural and quick life and beauty hacks –for example, how to treat skin wrinkles, cellulite, lessen tummy, remove hair etc.-, also revealing the secrets behind various recipes and much more. Her videos are best for giving treatments at home although she does claim that her content should not be substituted as a doctor’s recommendation. Posting 2 videos every day since July 2016, Filo has gathered 3.4 million subscribers and generated a net worth of $793,000.
With a vast number of compelling brain teasers, riddles and puzzles, and a few interesting tidbits concerning general knowledge, the lady behind the Indian channel “Rapid Mind” posts about 4 to 5 videos each month. Although the content is in her native language “Hindi”, the channel receives an over-whelming response and has amassed over 3.4 million subscribers. Nevertheless, like any other content of a YouTube channel in its native language, Rapid Mind also limits the audience who can watch these education videos and enjoy solving them. Maybe, if the content generated was in English the net worth earned since 2017 would have been more than $348,000.
Featuring an animated group of friends, this Turkish YouTube channel is based on adventurous and exciting experiences accompanied by many different kid’s songs. The names of the characters are Kerem, Mert, Nil, Unutkan Balık and Şaşkın Ördek. Furthermore, the educational experience also extends towards Kids craft, other kids’ songs, colouring pages, and other stories. On average, 8 videos are uploaded each month on this channel. Running since June 2013, Sevimli Dostlar has gathered 3.4 million subscribers and generated a net worth of $6.7 million. Moreover, characters of these songs are now available as plush toys that can be ordered by young enthusiastic viewers.
Another Indian channel also claiming to be India’s top educational channel, “Unacademy” was originally founded by Gaurav Munjal but then joined by Roman Saini, Hemesh Singh and Sachin Gupta as its own venture in December 2010. Approximately, 4 new videos are uploaded daily by educators all over the country. These tutors are either mentors with teaching experience or students who have cleared their exams. They provide high quality educational videos on a variety of subjects giving the students an excellent platform for e-learning and clearing the concepts. In almost a decade, Unacademy has gathered 3.4 million subscribers and a net worth of $711,000.
KidsTv123 has not posted any videos recently and their lost upload is 6 months old. Regardless, their net worth as of July 2019 is $3.7 million and still has a subscriber count of 3.2 million. The content of the channel has been focused on babies, toddlers and children who enjoy different songs and videos targeted at them.
The person behind KIDSTV123 is A. J. Jenkins who is quite discrete and untraceable, not craving fame although the channel and its songs are an absolute hit. The song “Spooky spooky” has been viewed 22 million times while the other song “Phonics Song 2” has been watched repeatedly 317.5 million times. The songs are accompanied with simple animation featuring similar characters making it appealing to its audience.