It’s okay to keep the kids occupied with TV during the lockdown. Plant them in front of the screen, turn on one of these fun shows and go clean the house.
Tune into the adventures of Nobita and his cat, Doremon. An enjoyable, fast-paced series, this show introduces us to Nobita as he navigates school, homework and home, with Doremon to keep him company and teach him to be kind and empathetic.
Director: Tsutomu Shibayama, Kôzô Kusuba, Caroline Junko King
Writer: Fujio F Fujiko
Seasons: 1787 episodes (1979-2005)
Spiderman never gets old! Ultimate Spiderman is an enjoyable series filled with action and adventure. The friendly neighbourhood superhero is back with a bang. So are his enemies. In order to fight them he needs to put together a team. Tune in to see how this team of Spiderman, Iron Spider, Agent Venom and Scarlet Spider take charge and fight their way through.
Seasons: (2012, 2013)
Shinchan has been a favourite of almost every kid who’s ever watched the show. This show is a hilarious, cute and enjoyable account of the naughty five-year-old old Shinchan’s life with his parents, friends and neighbours in Japan.
Creator: Yoshito Usui
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
A show filled with action, adventure and mysteries of the cosmos. It’s a show that follows the adventures of the Guardians as they fight to protect the Cosmic Seed.
Seasons: 2 (2015, 2017)
‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’
Mickey and his friends Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto star in this show in which kids can learn how to solve problems and puzzles, try out math skills and learn all about numbers and shapes.
Creators: Roberts Gannaway
Cast: Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille
Seasons: 5 (2006-2016)
Who doesn’t like Tony Stark! Stark fights his enemy The Mandarin in this 1990s animated series.
Seasons: 1 (1994)
‘Tangled: The Series’
This animated adventure-comedy takes viewers on a scenic journey with Rapunzel in her kingdom. As Rapunzel embarks upon a quest to find her true self, we’re left with lessons in kindness, empathy and friendship.
Creators: Shane Prigmore, Chris Sonnenburg
Cast: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Eden Espinosa
Seasons: 1 (2017)
‘Timon and Pumbaa’
Set after the events of The Lion King, the series involves the fun misadventures of Timon, a meerkat, and Pumba, a warthog in the jungle.
Creator: Jonathan Roberts (characters)
Seasons: 2 (1995, 1996)
‘The Incredible Hulk’
If you kid loves science, action and adventure, this one’s for them! As Marvel fans know, the show is a story about a nuclear scientist with anger management issues.
Seasons: 1 (1996)
This competition series is for the creative souls who love a challenge. Tune in to watch kids build creative objects. Each episode is judged by a panel of experts, which lends a competitive, edge-of-the-seat thrill to the series.
Seasons: 1 (2020)
Disney Family Sundays is an original series hosted by DIY expert Amber Kemp-Gerstel, who teaches kids how to repurpose old items, make bracelets, aprons, kites, decorate flower pots, paint and lots more.
Seasons: 1 (2019)
‘Puppy Dog Pals’
Bingo and Rolly, two pug puppies, have fun traveling around their neighbourhood and the world when their owner Bob leaves home. Along with their kitty sister and a robot dog, they set off on neighbourhood adventures.
Creator: Harland Williams
Seasons: 1 (2017)