The sweetest shows and movies for kids
Hooray for extra time spent with family! Make the most of it by streaming these kids’ gems on Showmax.
Share in the joy of staying at home by making buckets of popcorn and snuggling with your kids in front of these fun titles, all available on Showmax.
Adapted from the picture book by Julia Donaldson, The Snail and the Whale tells the beautiful story of an unlikely friendship that forms when a snail hitches a ride for an incredible journey on the tail of a humpback whale. Watch now »
Based on the Where’s Wally books, this award-winning animated series follows Waldo and Wenda as they are sent on travel missions by their mentor Wizard Whitebeard. Watch now »
Jim Parsons and Rihanna lend their voices to this magical animated film about an outcast alien who teams up with an orphaned young girl to find her mom and then a way home. Watch now »
Eleven-year-old Angelo is wise beyond his years. Be it detention, unruly underwear, chores, pirates or a snack thief, there’s no challenge too big for the quick-thinking mastermind and his sidekicks Sherwood and Lola. Watch now »
Follow the adventures of the Lilybuds, tiny magical gardeners who work together to look after the garden they call home. They have loads of fun as they care for all the plants and animals nearby. Watch now »
Pablo may have autism, but that doesn’t stop him from tackling the world. With the help of his imaginary friends, who he creates with his crayons, he learns that he can handle whatever comes at him. Watch now »
The gorgeous storybooks by the UK’s most successful children’s author come to life in this collection of beautifully animated, lovingly adapted short films that the whole family will adore, including The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. Don’t forget to also stream The Highway Rat, another Donaldson gem, but this one is exclusive to Showmax. Watch now »
Jabu, an intrepid nine-year-old from Masiphumelele, Cape Town, and his magic talking drum explore the jungle and help animals in need. This fun series is set to Afro-pop music. Watch now »
Spend quality family time with a family like no other in this magical Disney show about Alex (an impossibly young Selina Gomez) and her brothers, who discover they are part of a long line of wizards and that they have to start training their powers. But that doesn’t mean real life stops… Watch now »
When a butterfly kisses Princess Kara she transforms into a crime-fighting hero named Super Sparkle. Together with her strong cousin, they put an end to their enemy Baron’s shenanigans. Watch now »