Nick Jr. is an American Kids’ entertainment channel allied to Nickelodeon with tons of kids’ programs, series, educational videos, and Nickelodeon originals. The channel targets audiences of the age group of 2 to 7, featuring preschool-oriented programs and exclusive content from Nickelodeon. As the Nick Jr. channel is available on Roku, you can stream it by adding it from the Roku Channel Store.


Nick Jr. Channel requires a pay-TV subscription from any cable/satellite service provider. You can get their connection by contacting the providers who offer the channel, and the price differs for each provider. After getting a pay-TV connection, we can activate and stream all the channel’s programs.

How to Access Nick Jr. on Roku

You can add and stream the Nick Jr. Channel app in two ways. The two methods include,

Add Nick Jr. on Roku Device

The foremost way to add Nick Jr. on Roku is through the Roku Channel Store on the device itself. The process includes the following steps.

[1] Turn on and connect your Roku device to the internet.

[2] Now from its home screen, choose Streaming Channels from the left panel.

Streaming Channels
[3] Scroll down to the Search Channels option and select it.

Search Channels
[4] Use the virtual keyboard and Search bar and search for Nick Jr.

[5] Locate the app icon and choose the right channel from the search results.

[6] On the next screen, click the Add Channel button and start downloading the channel to your Roku.

[7] When the app download is complete, click OK and select the Go to Channel option to launch the app.

Install Nick Jr. from Roku Website

You can also add the Nick Jr. channel to your Roku without even turning it on. It is possible through the Roku Channel Store website. To do so,

[1] Launch a web browser from your mobile or PC.

[2] Go to the official Roku Channel Store website and select Sign-in.

Sign in Roku
[3] Enter your Roku account credentials on the respective boxes and hit the Submit button.

Enter Roku credentials
[4] After logging in, click and Search channels box and search for the Nick Jr. channel.

Search for Nick Jr. on Roku
[5] Pick up the Nick Jr. channel by its icon from the search results and enter it into its info page.

[6] Now choose the Add Channel button on the Roku website.

[7] Finally, the channel will now be added to your Roku.

FYI: You can get the channel on Roku only after 24 hours. Updating Roku will help get the channel immediately.

How to Activate Nick Jr. on Roku

After adding the Nick Jr. channel to your Roku, let’s proceed to the activation process to stream the channel’s programs by following the below steps,

[1] Launch the Nick Jr. channel on Roku.

[2] An activation code will appear on the screen; note it down.

[3] Now open any device’s browser and visit Nick Jr.’s activation webpage.

[4] Enter the noted activation code in the provided space and click Continue.

Enter Nick Jr. activation code to access on Roku
[5] Now log in to your TV provider account with your username and password.

After this process, your Nick Jr. account will be activated, and you can enjoy all the programs on the channel with your kids.

Alternate Ways to Watch Nick Jr. on Roku

Apart from the official app, Nick Jr. is also available on various streaming services. Subscribing to such platforms are also profitable as you’ll get plentiful other channels and user-oriented features for a single price. Some popular streaming services with Nick Jr. channels are listed below.


fuboTV is one of the best streaming services with lots of sports channels. It offers three plans, and the Nick Jr. channel is in its Elite plan. You can prefer this streaming service if your main requirement is infotainment and sports TV channels.

Subscription PlanfuboTV Elite
Subscription Price$79.99/month
Free Trial7 days
No of Channels170
Other ChannelsNBC, NFL, MLB
Cloud DVR1000 hours
Simultaneous Streamsup to 10 devices

Sling TV

Sling TV is the most affordable platform to watch Nick Jr. on Roku. It has an interesting collection of channels at a very lower cost compared to its competitors. The channel is available in Sling’s Blue package. You can almost customize your subscription by getting add-on packages with the Sling TV base plans.

Sling TV
Subscription PlanSling Blue
Subscription Price $40/month 
Free TrialNA
No of Channels41
Other ChannelsA&E, AMC, BBC America
Cloud DVR50 hours
Simultaneous Streams3 devices

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream is a popular streaming service that offers you more than 150+ TV channels. Nick Jr. is included in its Entertainment package. The streaming service also provides blockbuster movies, original series, and more. You can even stream local channels, regional sports channels, and premium channels.

DirecTV Stream
Subscription PlanEntertainment
Subscription Price $69.99/month
Free Trial5 days
No of Channels75+
Other ChannelsHBO Max, OWN, National Geographic
Cloud DVRUnlimited
Simultaneous Streams20 devices


Which pay-TV service should I get to watch Nick Jr. on Roku?

DISH, Spectrum, DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, C band, AT&T U-verse, and Optimum are some of the top providers offering Nick Jr. channel on their service.

Are there any other best kids’ entertainment channels on Roku?

Kids & Family on The Roku Channel, Cartoon Network, and CartoonTube are the other best Roku channels with the best collection of enjoyable cartoons and kids’ programs.