KEEPING the kids entertained during coronavirus-imposed lockdown isn’t the easiest, but luckily Netflix can help shoulder some of the stress.
After our re-cap of the top Netflix suggestions for parents, we have now listed the top shows featured on the online broadcaster for all ages – perfect for after home-schooling is done for the day.
Super Monsters offers a cute and moral story for kids
1. Super Monsters
This animated pre-school series sees six supernatural – yet cute – characters attending school.
The little monsters have a moral aspect in that they’re always trying to find the best in each other while they encounter a variety of dilemmas.
It’s suitable for preschoolers, aged three and over.
Treehouse Detectives showcases a brother and sister bear duo
2. Treehouse Detectives
Though your tots might not be able to explore the wonders of the great outdoors right now, at least they can learn about them.
This show features a brother and sister bear detective duowhop team up to quench their curiosity about the world.
Lessons about hermit crabs and the sea’s tides can be learned, amongst others, and it’s suitable for preschoolers, aged three and over.
Kids and adults alike will appreciate the Danger Mouse re-boot
3. Danger Mouse
This re-boot of the Eighties classic will no doubt entertain parents and kids alike.
The secret agent and his sidekick embark on hilarious spy missions with explosions and scary segments to boot.
It’s suitable for kids aged five and over but fun for all the family.
Inspector Gadget will provide an Eighties throwback for parents
4. Inspector Gadget
Channeling the same Eighties TV show resurgence theme as Danger Mouse, this is another show that’s fun for all the family.
Parents will relish a trip down memory lane as not much has changed from the original plot.
Inspector Gadget is out to challenge a new scheming plot from Dr Claw in each episode – but the problem is a little closer to home. Suitable for kids aged five and over.
Cute kitty Puss In Boots is fun for all the family
5. The Adventures of Puss In Boots
Oh hello – you’ll recognise this super cute cat from the Shrek movies.
The wide-eyed kitty is back for his own show which offers a variety of adventures with heart-warming moral undertones.
Suitable for those aged six and over.
A Little Help With Carol Burnett provides an intriguing adult-kid role reversal
6. A Little Help With Carol Burnett
Ever asked your kids for help?
Maybe sit back on the sofa with your brood and see how the efforts of these children fare first.
The youngsters are on hand to give advice to adults about everything from romance to dealing with colleagues – suitable for aged six and above.
Sir David Attenborough’s Our Planet is a good all-round family watchCredit: PA:Press Association
7. Our Planet
Another family-friendly show perfect for snuggles and popcorn in front of the TV.
Introduce children to the wonders of animals from across the globe without leaving your own home, with Sir David Attenborough’s expert commentary guaranteed to keep them gripped.
Those aged six and above will love it.
The Who Was? Show will help with History
8. The Who Was? Show
Perfect fodder if you’re struggling with creative ways of home schooling.
This has history class ticked off with a cast of real-life historical characters who tell their detail-packed stories through songs and jokes.
Suitable for slightly older kids aged seven and above.
Encourage your kids to lend a hand in the kitchen with the Big Family Cooking Showdown
9. The Big Family Cooking Showdown
This might be a slightly strategic parenting move but if you get your brood into cooking, it could mean you one day have a night off from doing the tea.
Nevertheless this show, hosted by Zoe Ball, can provide some inspiration as family members attempt to secure praise from a panel of top judges tasting their grub.
Suitable for aged eight and above.
Enjoy a tale of man’s best friend with Dogs
The perfect pre-cursor to introducing a furry friend into your family.
The six episode series tracks the relationship between a dog owner and man’s best friend, yet includes gritty real life scenarios including dogs living in Syria, against a backdrop of gunshot and bombs.
As such, it’s deemed suitable for those aged nine or more.
A Series of Unfortunate Events is perfect for those who have read the book
11. A Series of Unfortunate Events
This adaptation of the classic literary series by Lemony Snicket is pretty eerie.
Centred around a family of orphaned children, it allows kids into a world of Hugh drama and fantasy as they become embroiled in a series of plots.
Suitable for aged 10 and over.
Adam Ruins The Economy is a good choice for savvy pre teens
12. Adam Ruins Everything
Young clever clogs will surely resonate with this show, where myth buster Adam attempts to find the truth behind everything.
The comedy sees Adam provide facts based evidence on a variety of subjects, even putting Father Christmas in the spotlight.
As such, it’s suitable for those aged 10 or more.
Stranger Things offers sci-fi fans and spooky series lovers something very different
13. Stranger Things
The acclaimed series is seen as a love letter to 80’s sci-fi.
Set in 1983, Indiana, a young boy vanishes into thin air under seriously dark circumstances. Family, friends and the local police begin searching for answers, however they stumble upon a mysterious young girl in a top-secret government facility.
Suitable for tweens upwards.
Anne With An E offers a cute literary adaptation
14. Anne with an E
This is a darker twist on the classic Anne Of Green Gables tale.
Set in the 1890’s, it sees Anne sent away to live with older siblings on Prince Edward Island.
Suitable for aged 10 and over.
Hello Kitty is put under the spotlight in The Toys That Made Us
15. The Toys That Made Us
Featuring all the goodies from childhood including Barbie, this is an indulgent trip down the memory lane of toys.
There’s plenty of jokes tailored to adults while experts give the lowdown on the toys and their manufacture.
Aged 13 and above.
This cute anime series ticks all the love story boxes
16. Carole Tuesday
You’re never too old, or too young, for a love story and this anime ticks all the boxes.
It centres on the sweet tale of two musicians who find romance in a futuristic world.
Aged 14 and above.
Never Have I Ever centres on life lessons and emotional confessions
17. Never Have I Ever
A new release for Netflix 2020 sees teenagers well catered for in this series.
It centres on a character mourning the loss of her father, yet she is forced to lean life lessons and become more emotionally independent along the way.
Aged 14 and above.
Queer Eye is a top Netflix pick for teens
18. Queer Eye
The men-makeover show has landed on Netflix and is sure to be a hit with teenagers.
It tells worthy mantras off self acceptance and being your best self, too.
Aged 14 and over.
This series tracks the quest of autistic boy Sam in finding the love of his life
Despite the serious subject matter of autism, this series brings a lot of laughs and heart-warming moments, too.
The autistic teen in question, Sam, has decided it’s time to find a girlfriend – so fans will follow his romantic quest.
Aged 13 and older.
One Day At A Time will be a hit with parents and kids
20. One Day At A Time
One for the parents and kids, as this is an adaptation of the classic 1980s sitcom.
It centres on a single woman raising her two kids, with all the trials and tribulations that come with it.
Aged 12 and over.
Avatar: The Last Airbender follows a boy who has been tasked with bringing peace to a world at warCredit: Alamy
21. Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender has often been credited with pushing the boundaries of what a show for kids could do.
The series follows a boy who has been tasked with bringing peace to a world at war.
Somehow, it manages to strike a balance between heavy issues such as genocide and totalitarianism with humour.
And unlike many shows, it has solid character arcs and builds towards an ending which ties all the storylines and themes up satisfyingly.
From the world of Dr. Suess, Green Eggs and Ham features a stellar cast including Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Diane KeatonCredit: Alamy
22. Green Eggs and Ham
This excellent animated series follows Sam-I-Am and Guy-Am I, who are tasked with guarding and transporting a wild chicken/giraffe hybrid, and end up on a roadtrip of self-discovery.
From the world of Dr. Suess, it also features a stellar cast including Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton.
With many twists and turns, there is a lot for kids and adults alike to learn.
This set of claymation shorts follows Shaun on a series of wacky adventuresCredit: Netflix
23. Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom
This set of claymation shorts follows Shaun on a series of wacky adventures, and is seriously fun.
As a wordless animation, it relies solely on visual storytelling, and it works on every level thanks to its wit and humour.
Pokemon launched over 20 years ago but is still as popular as everCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd
It may have launched 20 years ago but Pokemon still stands up against its newer counterparts.
If you have lived under a rock for the last two decades, Pokemon follows a kid as he tries to catch, befriend and train the wide array of cute, strange and magical Pokemon to become a Pokemon master.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power has strong female charactersCredit: Alamy
25. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
This series is all about girl power, on both sides of the camera.
With strong female characters and solid queer representation, children will feel empowered as well as enjoying the humour.
The fifth and final season is on its way, so now is the perfect time to get up to speed.
Ariana Grande stars in this teen sitcom
26. Sam & Cat
Take it back to where it all began for singer Ariana Grande in this American teen sitcom.
Roommates Sam and Cat start up a babysitting service to earn some cash, but they quickly discover just what an adventure babysitting can be.
The perfect choice for a girls’ night in.
Four clever school kids start their own detective agency
27. The Imbestigators
Kids love to play detective and these four clever school kids are no exception as they try to solve different cases while vlogging about their adventures.
From a mysterious prank caller to a turtle thief, The Imbestigators are on a mission!
Pup Academy follows an extraordinary school for the cutest, cuddliest and most curious puppies
28. Pup Academy
Kids and adults alike will fall in love with this series, which follows an extraordinary school for the cutest, cuddliest and most curious puppies.
The pups even wear school uniform – so cute!
CoComelon is perfect for preschoolers
Parents may be familar with CoComelon thanks to its fantastic preschoolers channel on YouTube. You can now find three hour-long episodes on Netflix.
Learn letters, numbers, animal sounds and more with J.J. in this musical series that brings fun times with nursery rhymes for the whole family.
Follow loveable pug Chip and her secret mouse friend Potato
30. Chip and Potato
This adorable series is great for those starting school later this year.
Loveable pug Chip starts kindergarten and with the help of her secret mouse friend Potato, works through life without her parents or older siblings around.
The second season sees Chip face another challenge – the arrival of a baby sibling.
31. Feel The Beat
Suitable for parents and kids, this dance movie is a tale as old as time.
Packed with moves and music that will make you want to get up from the sofa and film a TikTok video, the film centres around young dancer April who wants to make it on Broadway.
After a series of unfortunate events that include stealing a cab, pushing an old lady off a stage and getting evicted from her home, April takes an offer to coach the town’s dance team.
Fast-forward to the dancer overcoming various obstacles and rekindling her relationship with her ex-boyfriend, all’s right with the world.
Aged 12 and over.
32. Boss Baby Back in Business
Boss Baby is back and getting the family involvedCredit: Netflix
Taking place after the film, the Boss Baby is back and this time he’s bringing his brother Tim for more fun and adventures.
There’s a new cute threat that involves battling cats and Boss Baby and his friends must save the town from Bootsy Calico.
Then Boss Baby is fired and tries to get his job back before he finally becomes the CEO of Baby Corp.
Aged 12 and over.
33. Floor is Lava
Contestants must avoid touching the floor of lavaCredit: � 2020 Netflix, Inc.
This 2020 reality television show is based on the children’s game of the same name.
Contestants navigate an obstacle course in a room filled with 80,000 gallons of bright red goop that simulates hot lava.
Winners receive 10,000 U.S. dollars and a trophy in the form of a lava lamp. You’ll be screaming at the telly as people fall off various ledges.
Aged 12 and over.
34. The Willoughbys
All families are dysfunctional – even animated onesCredit: Netflix
Narrated by a stray cat, this animated film charts the adventures of a family who have horrible parents.
Sending them off on holiday the kids get a nanny who finally shows them love.
The children must learn to trust one another and open themselves up to being loved.
Aged 12 and over.
35. Sugar Rush Extra Sweet
A baking competition will get you cheeringCredit: 2020 Netflix
The baking competition where time is the most important ingredient.
Contestants must race against each other and the clock to make the best-tasting sweets and cakes ever.
With a prize of $10,000 at stake, it’ll make you want to get in the kitchen.
Aged 12 and over.
36. Peppa Pig
The loveable and cheeky Peppa Pig is very popular on NetflixCredit: PA:Press Association
A little pig named Peppa and her little brother George have journeys everyday with their family and friends.
Peppa is a loveable, cheeky little piggy who lives with her little brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig.
Peppa’s favourite things include playing games, dressing up, days out and jumping in muddy puddles.
Aged 3 and over.
37. Mr Bean
Mr Bean is one of the most iconic cartoon shows on TV
Based on the popular British skit comedy “Mr. Bean”, this animated cartoon follows the adventures of everyone’s favourite bumbler.
The title character, voiced by Rowan Atkinson, lives in his flat with the lovable Teddy, where he makes moronic decisions yet brilliantly solves them.
However, he also needs to outwit his evil landlady Mrs. Wicket and her horrible one-eyed cat Scrapper.
Aged 12 and over.
38. Horrid Henry
See what shenanigans Horrid Henry gets up to on Netflix
For Horrid Henry, life is just not fair! He feels that the rest of the world is against him and he wages a constant war against the tyranny of adults.
Like any headstrong young boy, he is determined, relentless, he doesn’t hold back and he never admits defeat!
Aged 6 and over.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants!Credit: Alamy
39. Spongebob Squarepants
Spongebob Squarepants is a talking square sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea.
His relentless cheerfulness gets on the nerves of his grumpy neighbor, Squidward Tentacles.
Spongebob works as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, owned by the kind but greedy Mr. Krabs.
Aged 6 and over.
Henry Hart, who lands a part-time job as Kid Danger, a sidekick in training to a super crime fighter
40. Henry Danger
Henry Danger follows the life of a 13-year-old boy named Henry Hart, who lands a part-time job as Kid Danger, a sidekick in training to super crime fighter Captain Man.
Henry’s otherwise ordinary life absurdly out of balance, yet he must keep his new job a secret from his friends and family.
Aged 6 and over.
Three youngsters become superheroes at night
41. PJ Masks
PJ Masks helps introduce younger children to the superhero genre before they move on to the Marvel and DC Comics Universes.
Three children become superheroes at night and join forces as a team to fight crime.
As with most superhero tales, there is moral stories under the surface but is an enjoyable watch at the same time.
The Magic School Bus takes children on epic adventuresCredit: Netflix
42. The Magic School Bus
This 90s PBS show sees a class of school pupils head out on the bus with the mysterious Ms. Frizzle.
However, it’s no ordinary bus and the magical vehicle can transport them on incredible adventures and back in time to see the likes of dinosaurs.
It’s educational and fan, what more could you want for your little ones?
Hilda has to adjust to life in the city after growing up with magical creatures in the countrysideCredit: Netflix
Hilda lives in an animated version of the Scandinavian wilderness with her mother, surrounded by magical creatures.
However, when her family moves to the magic-free city of Trollberg, she inevitably faces some hurdles.
Hilda has to learn to consider other people’s perspectives and find a different kind of magic in her new surroundings.
This series of Scooby-Doo differs from previous ones, in a good wayCredit: Netflix
44. Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
This series is the 11th incarnation of the Scooby-Doo franchise, and one of its best.
It’s more self-deprecating and pokes fun at the previous versions of the show, while finally offering fans overarching storylines across the episodes.
This means the characters get to develop and evolve more, and the creators also bring in some actual ghosts and ghouls for the gang to deal with.
There are kid-friendly scares aplenty in GoosebumpsCredit: Netflix
Goosebumps was the ultimate 90s kids horror show, giving children a good scare before bedtime.
As with many kids shows, it managed to combine a moral message with enough spooks and kid-friendly scares to keep the youngsters entertained.
And like other shows of that era, it had a great theme tune too.
This animated series is an origin story of the titular villainCredit: NETFLIX
46. Carmen Sandiego
This animated action-adventure series is something of an origin story for the titular thieving villain, a young orphan who enrols in V.I.L.E Academy but soon learns the truth about her new school.
Carmen wears a red cloak and is assisted by her BFFs Zack and Ivy as well as her hacker, Player.
The scale and theatricality of her heists make her a master criminal in the eyes of her police, but the series helps viewers explore who Carmen really is.
47. Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts
This animated series for young adults follows the titular Kipo as she searches for her father after being forced to flee from her burrow.
Stuck on the surface, Kipo finds a post-apocalyptic world ruled by mutated animals.
Despite the peril she faces as she hunts for her dad, Kipo makes friends with human survivors Wolf and Benson, as well as mutant animals Dave and Mandu.
The creators have clearly taken their time building the world Kipo finds herself in, as well as characterisation, design, music and the voice acting, making it a pleasure to watch.
Six teens have to find a way to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on an islandCredit: Netflix
48. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
A new addition to Netflix in September, Jurassic World Cretaceous is part of the Jurassic Park franchise and follows six teens who become stranded on Isla Nublar.
Set before, during and after the events of the Jurassic World film, the teens have to deal with dinosaurs wreaking havoc after they escape their enclosures.
With no means of escaping the island, the teens need to quickly bond if they stand any chance of survival.
Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends go on lots of adventuresCredit: Mattel, Inc
49. Thomas and Friends
This British series is a classic that never grows old.
It follows the adventures of the titular Thomas, a blue tank engine who lives on the island of Sodor.
Each episode sees Thomas and his friends – including Percy, Gordon and Henry – learn valuable lessons about things like friendship and kindness, while having plenty of adventures too.
The Storybots find the answers to children’s questions each episodeCredit: Netflix
50. Ask the Storybots
Storybots are curious little creatures who live in a world beneath our screens and each episode sees them go on an adventure to the human world in the hope of answering children’s questions.
The characters Beep, Bing, Bang, Boop and Bo find the answers to questions like ‘Why is the sky blue’ and deliver it at the end of each episode via a musical video.
Alexa & Katie follows best friends as one of them deals with cancerCredit: Netflix
51. Alexa & Katie
This US sitcom follows the lives of the titular Alexa and Katie, a teenage cancer sufferer and her best friend.
The BFF’s feel like outsiders in their freshman year of High School, and they do their best to navigate the usual pitfalls of their teenage years while Alexa battles cancer.
To show her support, Katie decides to shave her head as well, and while the series deftly deals with a serious subject matter, it also makes sure there is plenty of humour too.
Lost in Space sees a family struggle to live in a strange environment after their space craft veers off course
52. Lost in Space
This science fiction series follows the adventures of a family of space colonists – the Robinson family – whose space craft veers off course.
They are forced to crash on a habitable planet and they must figure out how to live in a strange environment while battling their own personal demons.
It is a re imagining of the 1965 series of the same name and two series are already available on Netflix, with a third and final series scheduled for release later this year.
iCarly was a huge hit on NickelodeonCredit: Kobal Collection – Rex Features
iCarly follows a group of best friends who were creating a webcast while also dealing with everyday issues.
The Nickelodeon series originally aired for six seasons from 2007 to 2012 and broke records.
The original cast included Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor and Nathan Kress and a reboot is reportedly in the works with them all involved.
The Dragon Prince is a fantasy animated seriesCredit: netflix
54. The Dragon Prince
This animated fantasy series follows the prince half-brothers Callum and Ezran as they try to end the thousand-year conflict between the human kingdoms and the magical creatures of the land of Xadia as they take care the infant dragon prince Azymondias.
The brothers forge an unlikely bond with the elf Rayla, who was sent to kill them, and the trio set off on an epic quest.
Fuller House is the sequel to the original show that aired in the late 80s and 90sCredit: netflix
55. Fuller House
This comedy is the sequel to Full House, which aired from 1987 to 1995.
It follows D.J. Tanner-Fuller, a veterinarian and widowed mother of three sons, whose sister Stephanie and best friend Kimmy—along with her teenage daughter—live together at the Tanners’ childhood home in San Francisco.
It’s a fun watch for all ages, and with many of the original cast returning for the sequel, it has a suitable amount of nostalgia as well.
A dance troupe are the focus of this mockumentary-style seriesCredit: Netflix
56. The Next Step
This Canadian teen drama series follows the members of the titular dance troupe as they train and compete at different championships.
Not only do they have to contend with the rivalry between their troupe and other dance schools, but also the rivalry within their own team.
The mockumentary style of filming gives this show an extra twist and so its no surprise it has ran for seven seasons, as well as spawning a number of different digital content off-shoots.
Charlie and Lola is based on a series of books and has won a number of BAFTAsCredit: Charlie & Lola/Netflix
57. Charlie and Lola
This sweet animated series follows brother and sister Charlie and Lola, having originally been created for a number of children’s books by Lauren Child in 2000.
Charlie is Lola’s kind, older brother who is always on hand to help his energetic and imaginative little sister.
The animation’s collage-style has echoes of the original book illustrations, and the stories often reflect the problems younger children can face.
Because of this, the show has won a number of BAFTAs, so it’s definitely one to watch if you have little ones in the house.
Trolls: The Beat Goes On follows the characters from the hit 2016 filmCredit: Alamy
58. Trolls: The Beat Goes On
Following the success of the 2016 comedy musical film Trolls, DreamWorks Animation developed a TV series which continues to follow the adventures of the colourful characters.
Princess Poppy, Branch, Bridget, King Gristle, King Peppy, Biggie and Mr. Dinkles are all still there, but voiced by new actors.
The series features original songs and with eight series available, there is plenty of colourful and fun adventures to keep any Trolls fans happy.
If your kids love Peppa Pig they’re bound to enjoy Ben and Hollie’s Little KingdomCredit: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom/Netflix
59. Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom
If your children love Peppa Pig, it’s worth showing them Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom too.
That’s because a lot of the voice actors who work on Peppa have also provided their vocal skills to this animated series as well.
Meanwhile the music is produced by Julian Nott, who has worked on Wallace and Gromit and Peppa Pig.
The show is set in the Little Kingdom which is hidden among thorny brambles and Ben and Holly are surrounded by elves and fairies, as well as a ladybird friend called Gaston.
Johnny Test sees an 11-year-old boy become the test subject of his genius twin sisters’ experimentsCredit: Netflix
60. Johnny Test
This animated series revolves around the titular Johnny, an 11-year-old suburban boy who lives with his parents, his “super-genius” 13-year-old twin sisters, Susan and Mary.
The twins are scientists and often use their younger brother as a test subject for their experiments and inventions.
Unsurprisingly, things don’t always go to plan and it’s often left to Johnny to resolve them, even if it means fighting villains.
This animated series is based on the DC Comics fictional superhero teamCredit: Alamy
61. Teen Titans Go!
This animated series is based on the DC Comics fictional superhero team.
While it was released following the success of DC Nation’s New Teen Titans shorts, it has no continuity with that series and has a different animation style.
The series features cameos from many of the DC characters and explores what the Titans – Beast Boy, Robin, Cyborg, Raven and Starfire – get up to when they are hanging around the tower in Jump City.
This series follows the is based on the film Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
62. The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants
Another American animated series, this one follows the is based on the film Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie and the Captain Underpants book series.
It follows pranksters and comic book artists George Beard and Harold Hutchins, who hypnotized their strict principal Mr. Krupp.
He becomes their creation: Captain Underpants, a superhero in a red cape and briefs.
So far there has been four series and three specials.
Melissa Joan Hart stars in No Good Nick
63. No Good Nick
This comedy drama follows 13-year-old Nicole Franzelli, who turns up on the doorstep of the Thompson family and declares she is an orphan called Nicole Patterson and they are her closest living relatives.
While she is really planning to rob the family as part of her dad’s revenge plan against them, she starts to feel compassion towards them as they spend more time together and she is unsure if she can go through with her plan.
With some physical violence, it’s not one for youngsters but it does star former child actors Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin.
Operation Ouch! introduces children to the world of A&E and the human bodyCredit: BBC
64. Operation Ouch!
This British comedy children’s series is a great way to introduce children to the human body as it shows what happens in A&E, in an age appropriate way.
The show first aired on CBBC and tells children about problems that doctors can face as well as the great experiments they can be part of.
The show is hosted by twin brothers and doctors Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken and new doctor, Dr Ronx was introduced in 2019.
Ginny and Georgia is a new series for teens, definitely not youngstersCredit: � 2020 Netflix, Inc.
65. Ginny and Georgia
This new Netflix series is definitely one for teenagers and not little ones as it explores the ups and downs of teenage life through the titular Ginny.
15-year-old Ginny lives with her 30-year-old mother Georgia, who tries to give her daughter and son Austin a better life.
However, Ginny feels like she is more mature than her mother and the series does explore some young-adult themes.
Octonauts is a CBeebies seriesCredit: BBC
This CBeebies series follows an underwater exploring crew made up of stylized anthropomorphic animals.
The team of eight adventurers live in an undersea base, the Octopod, which they use as a base to go on undersea adventures with the help of a fleet of aquatic vehicles.
The exotic creatures and locations visited are based on real marine animals in their natural habitats, teaching kids a little something along the way.
Garfield has his own series as well as films
67. The Garfield Show
This CGI animated series follows the lasagne-loving cat and is based on the original American comic strip.
Garfield is joined by Odie, and their owner Jon Arbuckle on a new series of adventures, alongside staple characters from the comic strip and a number of unique additions.
Alvin and the Chipmunks keep their dad on his toesCredit: Netflix
68. Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks
Another CGI animated series, it follows Dave Seville, a single father who is raising three singing Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon, and Theodore) as his adoptive sons.
Each episode features a song as well as discussing modern topics such as parents needing dates and having issues with technology.
Spirit Riding Free is based on the Oscar-nominated movie
69. Spirit Riding Free
This series is produced by DreamWorks and is based on 2002 Oscar-nominated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
The series is set in the small frontier town of Miradero, where a 12-year-old girl named Fortuna “Lucky” Esperanza Navarro Prescott, who had recently relocated from the city, encounters a wild kiger mustang named Spirit.
The horse is caught by wranglers and brought to Miradero to be “broken in” but Lucky immediately bonds with the stallion and frees him from his pen.
British wildlife presenter Nigel Marven is a ‘time-travelling zoologist’ in the seriesCredit: Netflix
70. Walking with Dinosaurs: Sea Monsters
This three-part nature documentary is bound to fascinate children of all ages.
It sees British wildlife presenter Nigel Marven as a “time-travelling zoologist” who travels to seven different periods of time and dives in the “seven deadliest seas of all time”.
Along the way, he encounters and interacts with the prehistoric creatures who inhabit them those waters.
Like other shows in the Walking with…series, the programme recreates extinct animals through a combination of computer-generated imagery and animatronics, as well as incorporating live action footage shot at various locations around the world.
Gangsta Granny is adapted from the book by David WalliamsCredit: NETFLIX
71. Gangsta Granny
This TV film is an adaptation of the 2011 book of the same name by comedian and Britain’s Got Talent judge, David Walliams.
It follows 11-year-old Ben, who visits his grandmother’s house in Basildon, Essex, every Friday.
Ben thinks his grandmother is boring, but after finding a box full of jewellery while on the hunt for a biscuit, she reveals herself to be a former international jewel thief called the ‘Black Cat’.
Granny reveals she always dreamed of robbing the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London, and Ben comes up with a plan on how they can do it together.
Ben’s parents are played by David and fellow comedian Miranda Hart, while other cast members include Rob Brydon, Joanna Lumley and Robbie Williams.
72. Peter Rabbit
This 2012 series is a computer-animated version of the character made famous in the Beatrix Potter books.
Aimed at pre-school children, the show follows the titular Peter, his younger cousin Benjamin Bunny and newcomer Lily Bobtail on their various adventures around their woodland home in the Lake District.
From outwitting wily fox Mr. Todd to carrying out daring raids on Mr McGregor’s vegetable patch, the trio help children learn about problem-solving, resilence and interpersonal skills among other things.
Ricky Zoom follows the titular motorcycle and his friendsCredit: NETFLIX
73. Ricky Zoom
This computer-animated series is set in the town of Wheelford and follows young motorcycle Ricky Zoom and his friends.
These are Loop Hoopla, Scootio Whizzbang and DJ Rumbler and they call themselves the ‘Bike Buddies’ and they go on adventures in their community.
Ricky dreams of becoming a rescue bike like his idol, Steel Awesome, and his parents.
Fireman Sam has been a favourite among children for decadesCredit: NETFLIX
74. Fireman Sam
Fireman Sam has been a hit among children since the original series began in the early 1980s.
Since 2008, a CGI-series has been made, following Sam and his fellow firefighters in the fictional Welsh rural village of Pontypandy.
The newest version sees the village move from rural hills to the coast, new characters introduced and some of the original characters have had their personality traits enhanced to make it even more engaging for children.
This series follows a girl named Mila and her magic pet MorphleCredit: Netflix
This series is an animated show created in 2011 by Dutch animator Arthur van Merwijk.
The show follows a girl named Mila and her magic pet Morphle who can transform his appearance at Mila’s will.
Its themes include friendship, problem-solving and creativity and is aimed at pre-school aged children.
Ryder who leads a crew of search and rescue dogs that call themselves the PAW PatrolCredit: Alamy
76. Paw Patrol
The series focuses on a young boy named Ryder who leads a crew of search and rescue dogs that call themselves the PAW Patrol.
They work together on missions to protect the shoreside community of Adventure Bay and surrounding areas.
When their biggest rival, Humdinger, starts wreaking havoc as the mayor of Adventure City, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge.
The series focuses on Ash’s experiences with his new friends and the challenge to collect Z-Crystals qualify as a Z-Move user
77. Pokémon The Series: Sun and Moon
Ash arrives in the Alola region with his Pikachu to continue his quest to become a Pokémon Master.
However, rather than traveling, Ash enrolls in the Pokémon School on Melemele Island and stays with new teacher Professor Kukui, along with new classmates Sophocles, Mallow, Lana, Kiawe, and Lillie.
The series focuses on Ash’s experiences with his new friends at the school, as well as his progress in the island challenge to collect Z-Crystals qualify as a Z-Move user.
Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure
78. Dragons Race to the Edge
Unlock the secrets of the Dragon Eye and come face to face with more dragons than anyone has ever imagined as Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.
Dagur the Deranged escapes from prison and ventures in the uncharted territories to build an armada against Hiccup and his Dragon Riders. Coming across a cylinder (christened “Dragon Eye”) that provides information on the uncharted territories, Hiccup and his quirky team search the region looking for both Dagur and hitherto unknown species of dragons, eventually leaving Berk to build for themselves a new and distant base of operations called Dragon’s Edge.
Teenagers Marinette Dupain-Cheng and Adrien Agreste transform into superheroes when evil arises
79. Miraculous: Tales Of Ladybug & Cat Noir
In modern-day Paris, teenagers Marinette Dupain-Cheng and Adrien Agreste transform into superheroes when evil arises.
Marinette and Adrien transform into their superhero personas, Ladybug and Cat Noir respectively.
They use magical jeweled objects known as the Miraculous.
Tales of Arcadia is a trilogy of American computer-animated science fantasy television series
80. Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Tales of Arcadia is a trilogy of American computer-animated science fantasy television series created for Netflix by Guillermo del Toro and produced by DreamWorks Animation and Double Dare You.
Tales of Arcadia follows the inhabitants of the small suburban town of Arcadia Oaks (a fictionalized version of Arcadia, California).
This is secretly home to various supernatural creatures and the young heroes who fight against the forces of evil that lurk in the shadows.
Ridley Jones was just released on NetflixCredit: AP
81. Ridley Jones
One of Netflix’s most recent releases, the animated series follows the life of an adventurous six-year-old girl called Ridley Jones, who is played by Iara Nemirovsky.
The young girl has followed in the footsteps of her mum and grandma and looks after their museum which has a number of very important things in it.
She’s left over the moon when she realises that everything comes to life when the visitors go home…
Can you imagine what kind of mischief she gets up to?!
What mischief will Barbie and her sisters get up to in Costa Rica?Credit: Netflix
82. Barbie Dream House Adventures Go Team Roberts
The TV series – focused on popular toy Barbie – is produced by Mattel Television.
The first three seasons between from 2018 to 2019 were named Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures, but then got given a glow up for the fourth series.
It follows what Barbie and her sisters get up to, and Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts follows the family’s trip to Costa Rica in the hope of meeting a mermaid.
Will they be able to find one?
Penguins Town follows the lives of these adorable creatures who live in South AfricaCredit: Netflix
83. Penguin Town
With March of the Penguins, Happy Feet, Madagascar and Batman – The Penguin being huge firm favourites of many youngsters, this show will definitely prove a hit with your kids.
This eight-part documentary is all about everyone’s favourite animal – penguins.
It will explore the lives of over 1000 penguins who live in Simon’s Town in South Africa.
This little cutie Pocoyo loves going on adventures with his palsCredit: Netflix
This comedy animated television series is all about four-year-old boy called Pocoyo and his pals Patty, Elly and Lola.
Stephen Fry narrates the first two seasons, and Stephen Hughes was the voice for series three and four.
The narrator is in constant communication with the characters and has a huge part of the programme.
Pocoyo is an extremely adventurous little boy who loves exploring with his three friends and the narrator follows along with him every step of the way.
Rikki Chadwick, Emma Gilbert, and Cleo Sertori are able to turn into mermaids when they get into waterCredit: Alamy
85. H2O Just Add Water
Rikki Chadwick, Emma Gilbert, and Cleo Sertori are three teenage girls from Australia who can magically turn into mermaids when they are in water.
After a full moon passed as they stranded in a pool under a volcano the trio had no clue that they were given such special powers.
But they soon realise that things aren’t right when they grow mermaid tails ten seconds after being in contact with water.
The series follows how the girls try to adjust to new life as mermaids.
Will their secret be exposed?