How does Kanopy Kids work?
Kanopy Kids provides patrons with 30 days of unlimited plays for any video in Kanopy Kids for $5. This means that once a patron plays 5 seconds or more of a video, the patron will have unlimited plays for any other video(s) in the Kanopy Kids section for the next 30 days.
What types of videos are available on Kanopy Kids?
Kanopy Kids features a collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforce valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that range across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action features, and Animated favorites.
What age range is suitable for Kanopy Kids?
Kanopy Kids is appropriate for children ages 2 and up, with a focus on kids age 2-8. Parents can also choose to implement parental controls to enable them to stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.
How are libraries invoiced for Kanopy Kids?
If a library patron presses play and views 5 or more seconds of a video in Kanopy Kids, the library will incur a $5 fee for unlimited plays during the 30-day period. The $5 fee will trigger on the date of the first play and be invoiced at the end of the calendar month. Monthly invoices will include Kanopy Kids charges as a separate line item.
How can libraries track usage for Kanopy Kids?
Kanopy is in the process of developing updated usage reports that will track the value and success of the new model. These reports will be available mid-May.
What devices can be used to access Kanopy Kids?
Your patrons can access Kanopy Kids on their computer, television, or mobile device. A list of supported mobile and TV apps can be found here.
Are there parental controls?
Yes. Your users can set up Parental Controls to make sure their kids are viewing age-appropriate content on Kanopy. With Parental Controls enabled, parents will need to enter their custom PIN when exiting Kanopy Kids in order to watch content outside of the Kanopy Kids collection. Parental Control PINs can be created directly in Kanopy Kids, and can be changed anytime by parents. You can find a step-by-step guide on how to set your Parental Controls here.