Kids Television Shows

All parents know that it's generally recommended to restrict screen time, with SEND children this may not always be so easy to do! This is a list of television / internet shows that your children may like, as recommended by other SEND parents. They're listed with links to the streaming services they're available on, all are included in the standard subscription price unless otherwise stated (for some on Youtube it might only be clips / highlights and not full episodes). If you've got any others we could add, please let us know All the shows are listed below or you can select from:

Youtube Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs or Traditional Type Kids TV Series


Educational Cartoon. The Alphablocks are 26 living letters who discover that whenever they hold hands and make a word, something magical happens. With adventures, songs and silliness, it’s tons of fun with words – all built on a firm foundation of key phonics skills.

BBC iPlayer, Youtube

Baby Bus

American cartoon, Nursery Rhymes & Educational Songs. “At BabyBus, our goal is to make learning a fun and imaginative experience for kids aged 2 - 6 by creating classic nursery rhymes, kid songs, and stories with 2D & 3D animations.”


Baby TV

British cartoons. BabyTV is the world’s leading baby and toddler network. The infant focused channel brings exclusive programs for children, as well as a wide variety of nursery rhymes, baby songs and learning games!


Bear In The Big Blue House

American puppet based show, Bear teaches pre-schoolers exploration, imagination and problem solving.

Disney Plus, Youtube


British cartoon, celebrating the noisy, joyful, messy reality of life when you’re a pre-schooler, Bing stories are small but full of drama; everyday micro-dramas that all young children and the grown-ups in their lives will recognise.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Youtube

Blaze and The Monster Machines

Education based American cartoon, focussed on the adventures of Blaze (a monster truck) and his young driver AJ

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube


Educational American Youtuber, visits and explores different settings

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Youtube

Blippi Wonders

Educational American cartoon based on the Youtuber Blippi

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Netflix, Youtube

Blue's Clues & You

Educational American show (updated version of 90's show), a human host welcomes his preschool audience to the "Blue's Clues" house, where his animated puppy, Blue, helps find three clues to something they are trying to figure out.

Amazon Prime Video, My5, Netflix, Sky,


Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible six-year-old Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her dad, mum and four-year-old little sister, Bingo.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), BBC iPlayer, Disney Plus, Sky, Youtube


High paced cartoon, centred on a little white haired monster and his animal friends. “The world is a mystery to little Booba, but he approaches the curiosities around him with wonder, finding adventure in his everyday surroundings.”

ITVX, Netflix, Youtube

Bounce Patrol

Australian, real human performers set in cartoon background. “Kids songs and nursery rhymes to get children up and bouncing! Learn colours, numbers, animals, the alphabet, and more as you move, groove and sing along with us!”


Bubble Guppies

Cartoon series . "Join your favorite preschool guppies in NEW and EXCITING swim-sational adventures seen only on YouTube! Play underwater games, dive into adventures, splash into sing-along songs, solve puzzles and so much more!"


Busy Beavers

Busy Beavers Create Fantastic, Fun Childrens' Educational Videos that get Kids Speaking & Singing. Busy Beavers Combine Catchy Melodies, Colourful Characters & Repetition to Teach the Global Kindergarten Curriculum Including: The Alphabet, Numbers, Colours, Shapes, Sharing, Caring & More.


Chu Chu TV

English language cartoon series from India.ChuChu TV is designed to engage children through upbeat nursery rhymes and educational songs with colourful animations. English language from India.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Youtube

The Clangers

British animation series. The Clangers are unique, imaginary creatures; a family who live on a little blue planet in space. The Clangers are inquisitive, adventurous creatures who are very loving and supportive of each other and their friends, communicating with their now famous high-pitched Clanger whistles.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Google Play, Sky, Youtube


American cartoon series of kids songs and nursery rhymes. "In addition to helping preschoolers learn letters, numbers, animal sounds, colours, and more, the videos impart prosocial life lessons, providing parents with an opportunity to teach and play with their children as they watch together."

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Coilbook Learning For Children

American educational animated series centred including Real City Heroes, Amazing Adventures with Max and Friends and Learn with Shawn the Train

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Youtube


British educational cartoon. Colourblocks helps children to see and understand colours in a new way. Each episode is carefully crafted with the help of leading global colour experts, child experts and brought to life by BAFTA award-winning animation studio, Blue Zoo Productions.

BBC iPlayer, Youtube

Creative Galaxy

Animated series, follows the adventures of Arty and his sidekick Epiphany, as they search the Creative Galaxy in their creative spark rocket ship for ways to solve problems with art!

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Curious George

George is a good little monkey…and always very curious! For over 80 years, the adventures of George and his friend The Man With the Yellow Hat have been delighting children with their playfulness and fun. The TV show reveals how curiosity is a building block of learning, as it introduces simple science, technology, engineering and math concepts to the youngest viewers.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Youtube

Dave and Ava

“Dave and Ava Nursery Rhymes is animated series developed especially for young children. Each episode features Dave - a boy dressed as a puppy, and Ava - a girl dressed as a kitten, along with their friends – Matilda the Sheep, Oscar the Kitten, Stella the Star, cute little mouse Philip, Itsy the Spider, Felix MacDonald, Bingo the Puppy, Izzy the Cat and many more. Our nursery rhymes teach little ones ABCs, numbers, shapes, colors, and more!"



British Youtube cartoon channel. “The world's most varied nursery rhyme channel providing compilations of English, Hindi, Telugu, French, Spanish nursery rhymes that are designed to enthral kids in the age group of 2-8 years.”


English Tree TV

Original songs, stories and cartoons to help kids laugh, learn and grow! Fun, catchy songs and engaging videos are a fantastic way to engage young kids in learning and development. Let's get your child singing and thinking creatively with something the whole family can enjoy.


Fun For Kids TV

"Welcome to Fun For Kids TV, the home of fun-filled educational Nursery Rhymes & Baby Songs for children. Videos are focused on key learning concepts like the ABC’s, counting, shapes and rhyming; essential skills for infants, toddlers, and young children to develop."


Giant Jack

Six-year old Hank and his best pal, a giant trash truck, explore the world around them on fantastical adventures with their animal friends.

Netflix, Youtube


Your little ones will get a great head start learning with The GiggleBellies®! Over the span of 11 years, we produced many colorful, creative, and imaginative learning videos featuring whimsical animal characters, smart monster trucks, and colorful worlds. GiggleBellies®! teaches ABC's, counting, shapes, colors and more. Our original kid’s songs, reinvigorated nursery rhymes and soothing lullabies have been household favourites for over a decade.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Gruffalo World

Series of short animated films from Magic Light Pictures, including The Gruffalo, Room on The Broom, The Snail & the Whale, Stick Man, The Highway Rat, Superworm & Zog

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Youtube

Hello Ninja

Cartoon series, “When Wesley puts his hands together, bows to his reflection and says the words, "Hello, Ninja" his surroundings instantly transform into an enchanting Ninja world.”

Netflix, Youtube

Hey Duggee

Duggee, a big dog and the leader of The Squirrel Club, attempts to inspire young children to learn new things and gain experience through fun activities and adventures.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube


"Welcome to a world of fun and fantasy where kids would love to be & parents can set them free! HooplaKidz is a one stop preschool destination. Watch and enjoy Aesop's Fables that teach children about good morals and right conduct, build your vocabulary with our easy Spell Well series and have fun learning and playing with our Interactive Videos".

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Youtube

In The Night Garden

As the day fades and the stars come out, visit the magical Night Garden and spend time with a lovely group of toys who are learning all about sharing, caring and having fun.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube

Jake and the Never Land Pirates

A crew of kid pirates - leader Jake and pals Izzy and Cubby - and their Never Land adventures as they work to outwit two infamous characters, the one and only Captain Hook and Smee.

Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Youtube


Australian cartoon series. Monty Kazoop is a spirited boy of 6, with a vivid imagination, and a loyal pet pig and best friend called Jimmy Jones. In each episode Monty confronts a preconception about the world in which he lives, usually imposed by grown ups, and sets out to challenge it by embarking on a wild imaginary adventure with Jimmy Jones that offers them a fresh perspective.

Netflix, Youtube

Kids Learning Tube - KLT

American educational cartoon series.


Kids TV – Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs

Kids TV is home to various popular nursery rhymes both new & classic that educate & entertain toddlers. They'll enjoy singing and dancing to our wonderful collection of 3D animation videos including Baby Shark, Johny Johny Yes Papa, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Wheels on the Bus, ABC Song, Colours song & many more!


Kiri and Lou

In a beautiful paper forest populated with prehistoric creatures, meet Kiri and Lou and their friends - teaching children about kindness and curiosity. Underlying all the fun and adventure - Kiri and Lou help kids to explore how to deal with their emotions.

BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube

Lea And Pop

Cartoon, Nursery Rhymes & Educational Songs. Lea and Pop live music in a magical way. Their life is full of songs that let them play, laugh and learn, accompanied by their friends: The Musical Animals Cocopiano Bongo, Patty and many more friends. Singing, Dancing, Learning numbers and colours, are the perfect mix to laugh and fun in their music world.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Leigha Marina

Leigha Marina is passionate about providing entertaining and educational content for kids through children's music and cartoon nursery rhymes. Founded by a single father and named after his daughter, Leigha Marina features original music and cartoon animations with adorable little penguins.



Discover a collection of children's songs that help kids learn new words while having fun singing and dancing

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Little Angel

3D cartoon, educational content, reimagined classic nursery rhymes and original stories centred around valuable preschool lessons.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Netflix, Youtube

Little Baby Bum

Animated musical show that celebrates early childhood experiences and supports cognitive development through loveable characters, relatable stories and the magic of song, repetition, rhythm, and rhyme.

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Little Treehouse - Nursery Rhymes and Kids Songs

Little Treehouse Nursery Rhymes is home to popular baby songs that educate & entertain toddlers & preschoolers through music & story-telling! Children can dance & sing along to classic & new rhymes for kids & cartoon songs like Baby Shark, Wheels on the Bus, Johny Johny Yes Papa, Five Little Monkeys & more!


LooLoo Kids

Animated fun children songs and classic nursery rhymes.

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Youtube

Lotty Learns

Animated ABCs for kids, ABC Phonics, Learning Colors, Numbers, and even reading are subjects that Lotty and friends teach. Come explore our ABC kids channel and you will find simple, easy to understand learning videos for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners



Animated Indian English language nursery rhymes and fun educational stories


Masha and The Bear

Fast paced animated show that follows the adventures of a little girl Masha and her friend, The Bear.

Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Messy Goes To OKIDO

Animated series, curious and unruly Messy with his best friends Zoe and Felix bring science to life through their adventures in the extraordinary world of OKIDO. The brave trio go on journeys of discovery and, with help from Zim, Zam and Zoom, find the answers to their big questions.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Animated series, Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy, Donald and many other clubhouse friends go on educational adventures and impart important lessons in a fun way.

Disney Plus, Youtube

Moon and Me

Animated series, join Pepi Nana, Moon Baby and all their comical Toy House friends as they go on a magical adventure in a land of story.

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube


American, mixture of real people and animation. Mooseclumps creates fun, educational videos for children. Kids and toddlers will love Mooseclumps' songs for children while they learn ABCs, learn phonics, learn numbers, learn shapes, learn letters, learn the alphabet, sing birthday songs, and play with trucks, tools, toys, animals, fire trucks, open presents and more.



Animated educational series, learning numbers and how to count with colourful personified blocks, each with their own quirks.

BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube


The Numberjacks are ten small superhero numbers: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. They go about their everyday lives inside their sofa until a call comes in from a real-life child Agent, who reports a problem that needs solving. One or two of the Numberjacks fly out on location to investigate.Educational animated Australian series.

Apple TV, Youtube

Nursery Rhymes TV

UK animated traditional & modern nursery rhymes as well as fantastic original songs - all made to entertain and educate whilst (of course) being super fun!



Educational animated series, the Octonauts follows an underwater exploring crew made up of stylized anthropomorphic animals, a team of eight adventurers who live in an undersea base, the Octopod, from where they go on undersea adventures with the help of a fleet of aquatic vehicles.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Oxbridge Baby

Educational series, mixture of animation and real world footage. Oxbridge Baby creates kids videos that feature Nursery Rhymes, Fairy Tales, Kids Songs, Lullabies, Shapes, Colors, Old MacDonald had a Farm, ABC’s, Counting, Bedtime stories, Puppets, Cute Animals and many more videos for kids and preschoolers to enjoy.


PAW Patrol

Animated American TV series, Join Ryder and the PAW Patrol along with help from Tracker, Everest, Rex, Liberty, Mighty Twins Tuck and Ella, and the Cat Pack! Enjoy your favorite episodes of the PAW Patrol and their friends saving Adventure Bay from the baddies, rescuing people and animals, and enjoying the best pup treats!

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), My5, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Peppa Pig

Animated series, Peppa lives with her mummy and daddy and her little brother, George. Her adventures are fun, sometimes involve a few tears, but always end happily.

Amazon Prime Video, My5, Netflix, Sky, Youtube


Animated series based on Pingu the penguin. Pingu is a charming and cheeky young penguin who is always up to mischief. Along with his mom, dad, little sister, and all his friends, Pingu gets himself into comical situations in the snowy world in which he lives.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Pip and Posy

From Magic Light Pictures (The Gruffalo) Pip and Posy are the best of friends whose lives revolve around a wonderful world of play. Packed with warmth and humour, the series is a joyful celebration of their great friendship with all its ups and downs, laughter and games.

My5, Sky, Youtube

PJ Masks

Animated series, Instead of going to bed like all the other 6 year olds, when our heroes get their pyjamas on, they magically transform into super heroes and become the PJ Masks. Here come Catboy – super fast and agile, Gekko – super strong and can scale walls and Owlette – with the ability to fly and see great distances. Together these three can tackle any situation – PJ Masks they’re on their way into the night to save the day!

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Netflix, Youtube

Plim Plim

American cartoon series, features original songs and more traditional nursery rhymes.


Preschool Prep Company

Animated educational series which includes “Meet the” Math Facts, Shapes, Numbers, Colours and Letters


Puffin Rock

Animated series. Life is sweet on beautiful Puffin Rock, where puffling Oona, her baby brother Baba and their pals learn about nature, friendship and family. Follow the pufflings on their adventures as they explore the wild island!

Netflix, Youtube

Rock 'n Learn

American educational cartoon series. “Rock ‘N Learn has entertaining, educational videos for toddlers and kids up through fifth grade and older. We have videos for baby’s first words, preschool, nursery rhymes, favorite kids’ songs, and videos for learning many languages. You’ll also find videos for reading, math, and science.”


Sago Mini Friends

Welcome to Sagoville, where Harvey loves to play and discover ways to have silly fun! He and his closest friends explore, imagine, and express true thankfulness for all things, big and small, through creative adventures and unforgettable songs. Animated series.

Apple TV, Youtube

Sing and Learn

Animated British fun-filled nursery rhyme video channel for children. Charming 2D animations will keep children entertained for hours, whilst the tastefully arranged songs will make endless playings more easy for parents to bear!


Singing Hands UK

Come and join us here on the Singing Hands YouTube channel to learn more about how to sign with Makaton for users of all ages! We have everything from nursery rhymes, stories and games through to pop songs for older learners! Here you'll find clips from our range of DVDs, weekly #MakatonMonday signing clips and footage from live shows and educational concerts plus footage of some of our little (and not-so-little friends) who enjoy signing with Makaton too.


Song For Littles - Toddler Learning Videos (Ms Rachel)

American. Mixture of real world video and animation. Toddler learning videos and baby learning videos that help children learn to talk, learn letters, numbers, colours, animal sounds and more! Ms Rachel is a real teacher who teaches through play, nursery rhymes & kids songs & techniques recommended by speech therapists and early childhood experts


Spidey And His Amazing Friends

Animated Disney / Marvel show. Follow Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, and Miles Morales and their adventures as the young heroes team up with Hulk, Ms. Marvel, and Black Panther to take down foes like Rhino, Doc Oock, and Green Goblin.

Disney Plus, Youtube

Steve and Maggie

British fun and educational videos, real people mixed with animation, Steve and his cheeky friend Maggie Magpie.



American cartoon series. The StoryBots are curious little creatures who live beneath our screens, offering a world of learning and fun for kids.

Netflix, Youtube

Sunny Bunnies

Fast paced cartoon series. Furry little bunnies hop through wild adventures as they find solutions, fun and sometimes mischief wherever there is light.

Amazon Prime Video, My5, Netflix, Sky, Youtube

Super Monsters

American cartoon series, preschool kids whose parents are the world's most famous monsters try to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.

Netflix, Youtube

Super Simple Songs

Canadian, mainly animation and puppets. Kids songs, nursery rhymes, and more! Learn and explore through song and movement with Super Simple Songs! Our team of educators has created some of the most popular children's songs on YouTube to get up, move, and sing along with!


Tee and Mo

British cartoon, the adventures of a fun-loving three-year-old monkey, Tee, and first-time super-mum, Mo, as they navigate the swings and roundabouts of their life together, learning what it takes to be a son and mum.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube


Pre-school fun, fantasy and education with colourful rotund characters Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a magical land called Teletubbyland.

Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, Google Play, Sky, Youtube

Tiny Tunes

British animated series. Tiny Tunes create educational songs and animations for children. Our videos cover a range of subjects and we have songs for all different stages of development. We cover things like Times Tables, Phonics, the Alphabet and various number based songs.


Tiny Wonders

British series, mixture of animation and real footage. Join the Nogglins, Fidd, Nono, Itty, Yapp-Yapp and Hum, on a voyage of discovery to explore the Tiny Wonders of the natural world.

BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube

Toddler Fun Learning

British cartoon series. This is the place for FUN and educational videos for babies, toddlers and children. Sing a long to our songs for kids, or watch and learn with our learning videos for toddlers. Together we can learn to count, learn our ABCs and much much more.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Tumble Leaf

Animated series, set in a whimsical land and aimed at preschoolers, a small blue fox named Fig plays each day and discovers adventure, friendship and love around every bend in the path. Children will be enriched by these narratives that promote play, the fun of learning and understanding the world around them.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube


Animated series set in the magical land of Nara, inhabited by the joyful and gentle Piplings. Nok Tok, De Li, Lau Lau and Yojoj encourage children to solve problems and be imaginative.

Amazon Prime Video, Youtube

Word Party

American cartoon series from the creator of the Muppets. Meet Bailey, Franny, Kip and Lulu. They're adorable baby animals, and they want you to join the party and help them learn!

Amazon Prime Video (££ Paid), Apple TV, Netflix, Youtube

Yakka Dee

Educational British cartoon, Deepangali, or Dee for short, loves saying new words so much that it makes her pigtails whizz! Yakka Dee! helps children say new words, whether they are learning them as a new language or speaking for the first time.

BBC iPlayer, Sky, Youtube