Whether you need some peace and quiet or the kids are looking to burn off some steam after school, here are our top picks for fab back to school viewing, mama!
The endless checklist of shopping and planning for back to school can be unsettling for both mamas and little ones. Banish the back to school blues by enjoying these great kids shows on Netflix, mama. Bonus points for watching those that get junior prepped to ace the first day but seriously, couldn’t we all use a bit of The World’s 72 Cutest Animals?
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It’s never too early to introduce your kiddos to the magic of a David Attenborough-narrated animal feature! Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. Specific episodes include “Reptiles & Amphibians”, “Mammals”, “Fish”, “Primates” and more, so every animal-loving kiddo is sure to have a fave episode.
Project Mc2 follows four super smart and science-skilled girls as they are recruited to join the spy organization, NOV8 (“Innovate”), working together to save the day and prove that Smart is the New Cool™. We love how this much-praised show encourages a love of STEM in girls.
LEGO® Friends: The Power of Friendship features characters from the popular LEGO Friends line of construction toys. It’s rated PG so think primary school and up.
With two seasons with two episodes apiece, this series follows the adventures of five best friends – Stephanie, Emma, Olivia, Mia and Andrea – around their hometown, Heartlake City. From summer camp to the basketball court, saving their webcast or helping take care of a friend, the zany antics, adventures and missteps are made all the better by having their best friends by their side.
The world-famous super-powered snail, Turbo and his posse of adrenaline-junkie buddies from the Fast Action Stunt Team (FAST) go on daring new adventures, take on the most outrageous challengers and find the craziest ways to keep their city safe.
This is Netflix’s first-ever animated series, and parents rave about how’s it surprisingly witty (and therefore bearable)! Rated G.
Teen singers-songwriters in an elite music program form bonds of friendship, creativity and romance while turning their passion into their profession. We’re not embarrassed to admit that we kind of love this one, too!
This documentary reveals hope in the fight against childhood obesity: When given information and options, kids often choose healthier eating habits. American filmmaker Joe Cross discovers that the real problem behind obesity is a lack of knowledge of what healthy foods are. Not to mention lack of access to healthy and affordable options and the influence of negative role models, whether a parent, teacher or even a celebrity.
This is a great one to watch with your kids, mama, particularly since kids are the real heroes of the film!
Who couldn’t use a healthy dose of adorable animals? This series examines the nature of cuteness and how adorability helps some animal species to survive and thrive in a variety of environments. We promise you’ll lose track of the awwwws!
Lead image sourced via Awesomely Cute.