If your kids are anything like mine, they get stuck in viewing ruts. It’s not that they don’t know what to watch, it’s that they watch the same thing over and over and over again. Don’t worry: we’ve pulled together the best kids’ shows on Hulu to help you *ahem* “gently encourage” some new favorites. Because you work hard… too hard to have to be able to recite every line of your child’s current obsession.
Screen time can get a bad rap. But, honestly, above and beyond giving tired parents a bit of of a necessary break from time to time, it can also be a great opportunity to relax and engage with your child. Sometimes, the memories you make watching a fun new story with your kid can be just as meaningful as reading or playing together. That’s why we made sure to include some shows that parents can actually enjoy, too!
From ’90s throwback favorites to inclusive modern stories, we’ve got your viewing time covered. Oh, and of course we took your kids into consideration, too. (I guess their opinions count for something…) We’ve included some familiar favorite characters and some new (and old) friends we just know they’re going to love.
Madagascar: A Little Wild
In this prequel to the Madagascar movies franchise, we get to see Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo as they grow up in a rescue habitat at the Central Park Zoo.
Everyone’s favorite little monkey (and his very patient friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat) gets into wacky, well-intentioned mischief and learns a few STEM lessons along the way.
Doc wants to be a doctor, just like her mom. Fortunately she has lots of practice in her magical playhouse, where her toys come to life and regularly need her loving care to feel better.
Miles From Tomorrowland
Miles Callisto is a space adventurer who travels the universe with his family and his robo-ostrich (you read that right). Together, they explore new planets and galaxies and accomplish every mission through teamwork.
Six-year-old Nina lives in a vibrant neighborhood in Chicago, where she’s always exploring and trying new things.
The Bravest Knight
Cedric wasn’t always the greatest knight in the realm. In fact, long before he married a prince, he was a simple pumpkin farmer. Now he tells the story of how he achieved his goal to his 10 year old daughter, Nia, who wants to follow in her father’s footsteps.
Remember the industrious little Doozers from Fraggle Rock? This show follows the adventures of new friends Daisy Wheel, Flex, Spike, and Mollybolt as they build and problem-solve in their idyllic community of Doozer Creek.
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