In a family with children of different ages, finding shows that appeal to both older and younger kids is infinitely challenging. But don’t let that deter your children from the opportunity to bond over a good show. Ahead, we share a list of Netflix Kids shows that’ll have the siblings hunkering down for a good ol’ TV session sans any complaints.
Ever After High
Welcome to the enchanting Ever After High, a boarding school attended by the descendants of the world’s most celebrated fairytale characters as they prepare to follow in their parents’ footsteps to fulfil their exact same destinies. Even if it means having a ‘not-so-happily’ ever after.
When Raven Queen, daughter of the Evil Queen, decides that leading a life of evil isn’t for her (who’d want to be “The Most Hated Of Them All”?), she’s determined to write her own ending – much to the dismay of Apple White, daughter of the Snow White, who believes their stories will cease to exist if anyone strays from their destiny. Will there be a fairytale ending for these teenagers?
From ordinary teenager to unexpected hero, 15-year-old Jim Lake Jr’s life in sleepy Arcadia was quite average – till he stumbled upon a mystical amulet while on his way to school one morning. Unbeknownst to him, Jim has been handed the Troll Hunter mantle, and is now the champion of both his small town, and the civilisation of trolls living beneath it.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again
Enter the marvellous world of science with the Magic School Bus! A sequel to the original 1994 series, the show sees Fiona Felicity Frizzle (younger sister of the great teacher, Miss Frizzle) taking over the keys to the Magic School Bus and bringing her class on exciting field trips where both her students and young viewers get educated along the way.
Follow the adventures of Spyro the Dragon, Eruptor, Stealth Elf, Jet-Vac and Pop Fizz as they journey through Skylands to protect it from evil villains. Expect tons of humorous and heart-warming moments from this ragtag gang as they learn about friendship, harmony and what it takes to be a hero.
The Worst Witch
Mildred Hubble finds her life taking a magical turn after Maud Spellbody, a young witch, crash lands on her balcony while headed for Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches. Resolving to help Maud find her way, Mildred unexpectedly lands herself a spot in the school and begins her training. But can a non-magical student thrive in an academy for witches? Or will Mildred forever be the Worst Witch?
Need help solving peculiar problems? Dial in the Odd Squad, an organisation run entirely by children. Follow the exploits of these special agents as they investigate cases and defeat villains… all while using the powers of good ol’ mathematics.
Dive deep into the waters of Mako Island! Mako Mermaids follows the strange tale (no pun intended) of Zac, a teenage boy who becomes a merman after taking a dip in the magical Moon Pool, and the island’s three mermaid guardians who become outcasts as a result. As the trio seek ways to remove Zac’s newfound abilities, they venture onto dry land and learned to live amongst the humans.
Humans by day and magical monsters by night, the preschool kids of the world’s most famous monsters are striving to master their special powers – all while prepping for kindergarten!