Once you have kids, you can be sure that you’d be watching as much cartoons as you do with your favourite TV programs — or even more. Kids now have a lot of options when it comes to shows, from animated to live-action, sing-alongs to superheroes, and everything in between. We’ve rounded up the best of the best that your kids, and even you, would love to tune in to at any given day of the week.
So what are you waiting for? Check out our top picks for animated kids shows that are currently airing now across the leading pay, free to air, and streaming providers in Australia.
Top Animated Kids Shows on Foxtel & Foxtel Now
Teen Titans Go!
The follow up to the popular Teen Titans animated show, Teen Titans Go! shows a more comedic side of our favourite young superheroes when the capes come off. Check out how Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy, and Cyborg as they live ordinary lives – or at least try to – while also dealing with adolescence and of course, crime. Catch episodes on Cartoon Network on Foxtel, and catch up with Foxtel Now.
Top Animated Kids Shows on Netflix
True and the Rainbow Kingdom
Young and fearless, True helps the whimsical citizens of the Rainbow Kingdom with the help of her best friend, Bartleby the cat. True is the only one with the ability to wake the powers of the Magical Wishes of the of the Wishing Tree, which keeps the citizens safe, happy, and as colourful as can be. Follow her adventures, only on Netflix.
Top Animated Kids Shows on Stan
Steven is known as the “little brother” of the Crystal Gems, a team of magical beings who are the self-appointed guardians of the universe. He’s a half-human, half-Gem, and 100% goofball compared to his smarter and more powerful fellow members Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl. Surprisingly enough, even with his shortcomings, Steven always finds a way to save the day. Stream episodes now on Stan.
Top Animated Kids Shows on Telstra TV Box Office
Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine are sparkly-looking twins, who also happen to be genies-in-training. They grant wishes for their best friend, Leah, but not everything goes smoothly as planned — after all, they’re still training. Follow their adventures as Shimmer, Shine, and Leah do their best to solve the problems and make things right again. Start streaming now on Telstra TV Box Office.
Top Animated Kids Shows on ABC Kids
It’s one exciting adventure after another for Peppa, her parents, her little brother George, and her friends. Peppa lives her life to the fullest with her everyday activities, and a couple of mishaps along the way that she overcomes with the help of her friends Rebecca Rabbit, Suzy Sheep, and Candy Cat. Watch episodes of Peppa Pig now on ABC Kids and fast tracked to iView.
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