About Google Kids Space

On your Android tablet, you can get Google Kids Space, which helps kids discover, create, and grow. Kids can access apps, books, and videos that are recommended based on their ages and interests. They can also customize their experience by creating their own character.

App and book recommendations are reviewed by children’s education and media specialists. To ensure age-appropriate content, YouTube Kids uses automated filters, manual review, and feedback from parents.

Multiple children in a family can use Google Kids Space on a tablet that supports multiple users. Parents can create a user profile for each child , with their own special character, interests, and content.

Similarly, if your tablet supports multiple users, supervised children and adults can share a tablet with Kids Space by creating separate user profiles. This gives each user their own custom home screen, accounts, apps, settings, and more. Set up Google Kids Space.

What you need

Device compatibility

Google Kids Space comes preinstalled on these tablet manufacturers:

  • Lenovo
  • Medion
  • Multilaser
  • Nokia
  • onn.
  • Pixel

Tip: This list may not include all tablet manufacturers available in your country or region. Other tablets may also come with Google Kids Space pre-installed. To check a device's compatibility, look for the "Comes with Google Kids Space" badge on the device box or website.

Set up Google Kids Space

Check if your device is compatible with Google Kids Space.

  1. Turn on your device and connect to Wi-Fi.
  2. When asked who is going to use the device, tap My child.
    • If you’ve previously set up the tablet, tap Google Kids Space .
  3. Sign in to your child’s existing Google Account or follow the prompts to create a new Google Account for your child.
  4. Tap Set up.
  5. Edit your child’s Google Kids Space settings.
    • Choose whether your child is allowed to install recommended apps on Google Kids Space with or without your pre-approval.
    • Choose if you want to hide recommended apps with ads.
  6. Tap Accept.
  7. After you review the settings and apps installed on the device, work with your child to choose their interests and create a character.
  8. Tap Done.

Use Google Kids Space

When children open Google Kids Space, they’ll find five tabs with recommended apps, games, books, and videos.
Important: Books and video content may not be available in all regions. Video content is subject to the availability of the YouTube Kids app. Books content requires the Google Play Books app. The Read, Watch, and Make tabs won't appear in regions where content isn't available. Availability of apps, books, and video content may change without notice.

Home tab

In the Home tab, your child can access Google Kids Space activities and suggestions for exploration.

Play tab

In the Play tab, your child can find apps recommended by Google Kids Space. Learn how apps in the Play tab are selected.

Parents can install apps beyond those recommended by Google Kids Space through the Google Play store. Open the Parent Menu, and tap Add more apps.

Important: By default, installing apps from Google Play requires parental approval.

Read tab

In the Read tab, depending on the country or region, your child has access to:

  • Books at no charge, selected by experts. Some of these books are licensed from publishers specifically for Google Kids Space and otherwise would not be accessible at no charge.
  • Books purchased through Google Play Books, or children's books in their family library.

Tip: You may need to install Google Play Books to access the Read tab.

Watch tab

In the Watch tab, depending on the country or region, your child can find recommended videos from YouTube Kids. Google Kids Space recommends videos from YouTube Kids that are creative and fun. Whether they want to learn, sing, or laugh, kids can explore videos about the topics and characters they love.

Tip: Before your child can access recommended Watch content, you must set up YouTube Kids.

Make tab

In the Make tab, depending on region, your child can access recommended videos about offline activities sourced from YouTube Kids. Kids can create, discover, and practice their skills with recommended videos about everything from simple drawing activities to silly science projects.
Before your child can access recommended Make content, you must set up YouTube Kids.

Tip: Through Family Link or your child’s device, you can manage Google Kids Space settings.

How your data is used

For information about our data practices, visit the Family Link Privacy Notice.

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