KIDS | KIDS TV STREAMING STREAM OF
Stuck indoors and trying to keep the little ones entertained? Arusa Qureshi picks a selection of shows they can watch now on
different streaming platforms
SHAUN THE SHEEP: ADVENTURES FROM MOSSY BOTTOM Following the success of Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Aardman Animation return with another adventure-packed series that follows eponymous protagonist Shaun, Bitzer the dog and all their pals on the farm. What mischief will the gang get up to this time? Series 1 available on Netﬂ ix. THE INBESTIGATORS For kids into their detective stories, The InBESTigators is a fun watch. The Australian mockumentary comedy drama series created by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope follows super-sleuths Maudie, Ezra, Ava and Kyle, a group of kids who always manage to solve the puzzle at hand. Each episode takes them on a new adventure, with a mystery to solve via smart questions and humour. Series 1 & 2 available on Netﬂ ix.
GREEN EGGS AND HAM This animated series based on the popular 1960 Dr Seuss story Green Eggs and Ham is hilarious and touching at the same time. Featuring the voices of Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton and Keegan-Michael Key, the story follows opposite characters Sam-I-Am, a wildlife rescue expert, and Guy-Am-I, a former inventor who aspires to be a paint watcher. The pair take a road trip to save a rare endangered animal and learn plenty of important lessons along the way, including about a certain favourite dish. Series 1 available on Netﬂ ix, with series 2 coming soon.
THE BOSS BABY: BACK IN BUSINESS The sequel to the 2017 ﬁ lm The Boss Baby, this series centres around Boss Baby and his big brother and accomplice Tim, as Boss Baby attempts to teach Tim the ropes at Baby Corp headquarters and ﬁ nd a decent work-life balance. But a new menace in the form of adorable cats threatens to derail the work of Baby Corp. Strange and yet very focused on teamwork and family, kids will love the characters and their funny mannerisms. Series 1-3 available on Netﬂ ix; series 1 available on NOW TV.
THE ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON Who doesn’t love Paddington? Ben Whishaw reprises his role as the voice of the charming title character in this series based on the franchise. Taking in all the usual heartwarming elements of our favourite bear, The Adventures of Paddington is based around a younger Paddington, who writes letters to his Aunt Lucy to tell her all about the exciting adventures he’s been on that day. The series even has a new Paddington theme song, written and performed by Gary Barlow. Series 1 available on NOW TV.
JUST ADD MAGIC: MYSTERY CITY This spin-off of the successful kids series Just Add Magic, which follows three friends and their experimentation with magical recipes, transports the story to a new group of teens, who are presented with the magic cookbook, becoming its protectors. Step-siblings Zoe and Leo, and their upstairs neighbour Ish must solve mysteries and problems that the cookbook unlocks, taking them on food-based adventures all over the city. Series 1 available on Amazon Prime. DINO DANA Live action and CGI come together in this series for young scientists and paleontologists. A follow-up to the much-loved Dino Dan series, Dino Dana is about a nine-year-old girl and her total adoration of dinosaurs. When she’s given a Dino Field Guide, she sets out to explore the dino world and learn all about them, as well as prehistoric mammals and reptiles, and even acquires the power to imagine them into real life. Series 1-3 available on Amazon Prime.
WHERE’S WALLY? Follow our hero Wally and his friend Wenda, as they go on adventures as part of the worldwide travel society. Their ultimate goal is to become wizard-level wanderers, but rival globetrotter Odlulu keeps stirring up trouble wherever she goes. As they solve problems and help friends along the way, they must also try and stop Odlulu from using her magic for mischief. Series 1 available on NOW TV.
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