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The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix 

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Updated May 15, 2020 8.8k votes 1.1k voters 57.4k views 103 items

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Here are the best kids shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for cartoons or family-friendly shows, this list is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best shows for kids to watch on Netflix? 

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Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen
Alexa & Katie (Netflix, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Heather Wordham. Eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school, lifelong best friends Alexa ...more

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A Series of Unfortunate ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman

Premiered: 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the children's novel series of the same name by Lemony Snicket (author Daniel Handler). The Baudelaire ...more

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Liv and Maddie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Dove Cameron, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor

Premiered: 2013

Liv and Maddie is an American teen sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. The series stars Dove Cameron as two identical twins with ...more
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The Boss Baby: Back in B... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
JP Karliak, Pierce Gagnon, Kevin Michael Richardson
The Boss Baby: Back in Business (Netflix, 2018) is an American computer-animated web television series based on the 2017 film. Boss Baby (JP Karliak) and his big brother Tim (Pierce Gagnon) ...more
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Bunk'd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Peyton List, Karan Brar, Skai Jackson
Bunk'd (Disney Channel, 2015) is an American sitcom and a spinoff of Jessie. Siblings Emma (Peyton List), Ravi (Karan Brar), and Zuri (Skai Jackson) head off to Camp Kikiwaka for the summer.
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Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson

Premiered: 2017

Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series created by Moira Walley-Beckett, based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne Shirley (Amybeth ...more

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Project MC² is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Mika Abdalla, Ysa Penarejo, Victoria Vida

Premiered: 2015

Project Mc2 (Netflix, 2015), pronounced "Project MC-squared ", is an American educational comedy television series. Set in a fictional city called Maywood Glen, California, it revolves ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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The Dragon Prince is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Jack De Sena, Paula Burrows, Sasha Rojen

Premiered: 2018

An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.

The Dragon Prince (Netflix, 2018) is a fantasy computer-animated television series created by Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond. Two human princes forge an unlikely bond with the elfin assassin ...more

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Miraculous: Tales of Lad... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat Noir) is a French CGI action/adventure animated series produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. ...more
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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones

Premiered: 1995

Goosebumps is a Canadian horror fantasy anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the ...more

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Dragons: Race to the Edg... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Dragons: Race to the Edge (Cartoon Network, 2012) is an American computer-animated television series based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) tries to keep balance ...more
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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Derek Young added Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio
Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more

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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

Premiered: 1994

The Magic School Bus is a Canadian–American Saturday morning animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. It is notable for ...more

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The Worst Witch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Jenny Richardson, Bella Ramsey, Meibh Campbell

Premiered: 2017

The Worst Witch (Netflix, 2017) is a British fantasy children's television series based on the books by Jill Murphy. The first in her family to display magical abilities, Mildred Hubble (Bella ...more
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The Healing Powers of Du... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Raylene Harewood, Jace Chapman, Sophie Kim

Premiered: 2020

The Healing Powers of Dude (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Erica Spates and Sam Littenberg-Weisberg. Noah (Jace Chapman ), is an 11-year-old boy with social ...more

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The Adventures of Puss i... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Eric Bauza, Jayma Mays, Joshua Rush

Premiered: 2015

The Adventures of Puss in Boots (Netflix, 2018) is an American computer-animated web television series based on the character Puss In Boots from the Shrek franchise. The series follows the ...more

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Free Rein is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Jaylen Barron, Céline Buckens, Kerry Ingram

Premiered: 2017

Free Rein (Netflix, 2017) is a British drama television series created by Vicky Lutas and Anna McCleery. After befriending a mysterious horse during a summer in the English countryside, ...more

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Lego Ninjago: Masters of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu Ian James Corlett, Brian Drummond, Michael Kopsa

Premiered: 2011

Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu is an action comedy family animated TV series that centers on the adventures of five ninjas. The series is based on the Lego toy series of the same name. Two ...more

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Mako Mermaids is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Lucy Fry, Ivy Latimer, Amy Ruffle

Premiered: 2012

Mako: Island of Secrets is an Australian television programme for children and teenagers. Internationally released as Mako Mermaids, the show is a spin-off of H2O: Just Add Water and is produced ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka

Premiered: 2018

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more

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We Bare Bears is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan

Premiered: 2015

We Bare Bears (Cartoon Network, 2015) is an American animated sitcom created by Daniel Chong. Three bear siblings, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear, awkwardly attempt at integrating with the human ...more

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3Below: Tales of Arcadia... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2018

3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix, 2018), or simply 3Below, is an American computer-animated science fantasy television series and is the second installment of Guillermo del Toro's Tales of ...more

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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids' & Family Shows On Netflix
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff
Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more