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The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows 

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Updated April 3, 2020 644 votes 72 voters 61 items

List Rules Vote up the best original animated children's series from Netflix. Originals and co-productions only.

Here are the best Netflix original animated kids shows currently streaming right now. Featuring cute animals, series based on favorite toys, and even reboots kids' parents will remember, this list of Netflix children's cartoon originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original animated kids series?

The latest and newest Netflix original kids animated shows feature entries into Guillermo del Toro's Tales of Arcadia series and several LEGO shows. Must-watch Netflix original kids cartoons include Ever After High, Skylanders, and Spirit Riding Free. Parents will enjoy the nostalgia of reboots of their favorite cartoons such as The Magic School Bus Rides Again and Carmen San Diego.

Vote up the best original kids' cartoon series on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
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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Ever After High is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Erin Fitzgerald, Kate Higgins, Jonquil Goode

Premiered: 2013

Ever After High (Netflix, 2013) is an animated series based on the fashion doll franchise by Mattel. The students of all the fairytale characters attend Ever After High, where they are either ...more
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The Mr. Peabody & Sh... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Chris Parnell, Max Charles, Da'Vine Joy Randolph

Premiered: 2015

The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (Netflix, 2015) is an American animated web television series directed by John Sanford, Greg Miller, Mike Bell, and Miles Thompson. Mr. Peabody (Chris Parnell) ...more
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World of Winx is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Haven Paschall, Alysha Deslorieux, Jessica Paquet
World of Winx (Netflix, 2016) is an Italian animation television series created by Iginio Straffi, and a spinoff to Winx Club. The Winx Club girls return to Gardenia, Bloom's hometown on Earth, ...more
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The Dragon Prince is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Jack De Sena, Paula Burrows, Sasha Rojen

Premiered: 2018

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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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
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
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Stretch Armstrong and th... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Ogie Banks, Gary Cole, Nazneen Contractor
Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters (Netflix, 2017) is an American animated series developed by Kevin Burke, Victor Cook, and Chris "Doc" Wyatt, based on the 1970s action figure. ...more
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Dragons: Race to the Edg... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
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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The Adventures of Puss i... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
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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Kulipari: An Army of Fro... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Josh Keaton, Keith David, Mark Hamill
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs (Netflix, 2016) is an American Flash-animated television series created by Trevor Pryce, based on the novel series by Pryce. In a hidden village of frogs called ...more
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Trolls: The Beat Goes On... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, David Fynn
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated television series developed by Matthew Beans, based on the 2016 movie. Queen Poppy (Amanda Leighton), Branch (Skylar Astin), the ...more
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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Jillian Bell, Adam Devine, Daveed Diggs

Premiered: 2019

Green Eggs and Ham (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television series based on the children's book of the same name by Dr. Seuss. Guy-Am-I, an inventor, and his friend Sam-I-Am go on a ...more
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Spirit Riding Free is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Amber Frank, Sydney Park, Bailey Gambertoglio
Spirit Riding Free (Netflix, 2017) is a computer-animated series based on the 2002 Oscar-nominated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Set during the 19th century in the small town of ...more
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Lego Friends: The Power ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Erica Mendez, Marianne Miller, Rachelle Heger
Lego Friends: The Power of Friendship is an animated web series based on the Lego toys. Five best friends face adventures side by side in their hometown, along with zany antics, love, and
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We're Lalaloopsy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Mariee Devereux, Kazumi Evans, Maryke Hendrikse
We're Lalaloopsy (Netflix, 2017) is an American animated children's television series directed by Andrew Young, based on the dolls from MGA Entertainment. A group of rag dolls called the ...more
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Trollhunters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman
Trollhunters (Netflix, 2016) is an American computer-animated fantasy television series created by Guillermo del Toro. An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Troll ...more
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Dinotrux is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Ashleigh Ball, Richard Ian Cox, Brian Drummond

Premiered: 2015

Dinotrux (Netflix, 2015) is an American computer-animated web television series. In a prehistoric world populated by hybrid dinosaur-construction vehicles, two best friends must team up with ...more
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
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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The Magic School Bus Rid... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Kate McKinnon, Lily Tomlin, Lynsey Pham
The Magic School Bus Rides Again (Netflix, 2017) is a Canadian-American animated children's television series based on the books by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. In a sequel to the original 1994 ...more
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The Last Kids on Earth ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Nick Wolfhard, Charles Demers, Garland Whitt

Premiered: 2019

The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix, 2019) is an American children's animation web television series created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje, based on the book series by Max Brallier. 13 year-old ...more
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Skylanders Academy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks
Skylanders Academy (Netflix, 2016) is an American animated web television series developed by Eric Rogers, based on the video game series. In the world of Skylands, Spyro the Dragon (Justin ...more
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Care Bears and Cousins ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Olivia Hack, Doug Erholtz, Braeden Fox
Care Bears and Cousins (Netflix, 2015) is an American computer-animated television series directed by Andrew Young. The whole huggable gang is back bringing fun tales of caring and sharing to a ...more
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VeggieTales in the House... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tress MacNeille
VeggieTales in the House (Netflix, 2014) is an American computer animated Christian children's television series. Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all their Veggie friends venture off the ...more
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All Hail King Julien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Danny Jacobs, Andy Richter, Kevin Michael Richardson

Premiered: 2014

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VeggieTales in the City ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Kids Shows
Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Rob Paulsen
VeggieTales in the City (Netflix, 2017) is an American Christian children's animated television series directed by Tim Hodge, Bill Breneisen, and Emily Jourdan. Larry, Bob and all their Veggie ...more