Wednesday, July 23, 2008

WFMW - YouTube Playlist


I've been entertaining Wendy for quite a while with clips of The Wiggles from YouTube. There are plenty of shows that Wendy enjoys, but none have the trance-inducing qualities of The Wiggles. (I don't advocate the use of a television or computer as a babysitter, but for those times when you're trying to finish dinner and the toddler insists on using your legs as playground equipment, a little video entertainment goes a long way.)

My only problem with the YouTube clips was the short duration; most of the clips Wendy was watching were between 2 and 5 minutes long. She's too young to understand how to replay the video; in fact, we have a strict "no touching the keyboard" policy.

Then I discovered YouTube's playlist feature. I was able to put together a playlist of Wendy's favorite clips, and get about twenty minutes of continuous Wiggly action! I set her up with the laptop on the kitchen floor last night, and it was fantastic!

Now if I could figure out how to put the video clips from YouTube on my iPod, then we'd be set...

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8 comments:

Nichole said...

What a cool feature! Now I just have to figure out what my password is. :)

brightleigh said...

I will definitely try this. Seth enjoys watching the Wiggles on YouTube as well and this will be very helpful. Thank you!

Karen said...

Forget The Wiggles. I'm going to do this with Lost or Gray's Anatomy for myself...

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Heather @ Not a DIY Life said...

I just discovered the same thing! Except we have VeggieTales and Signing Time clips on our playlist.

RainyPM said...

Wow, I had no idea about the playlist feature. We could have used that last Christmas when we were listening to youtube carols and trimming our tree! Thanks for the great tip. :)

Jessie said...

Great tip! I just may use this one...

Veggiemomof2 said...

I can use this for my workout videos on YouTube! :)