10 kids’ movies and shows coming to Netflix Canada this December 2017

Every month, Netflix Canada adds family-friendly shows and movies for your kids to stream. Here's what's coming up in December 2017.

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Hey, Netflix lovers and parents of small children! Do you want the good news, or the bad news?

The good news: Netflix Canada is adding a bunch of cool stuff to its lineup in December, like the fourth season of PAW Patrol, a couple of promising-looking Christmas specials, and the awesome NYE Countdowns for kids, a super-fun way to ring in the new year with kids).

The bad news? A certain preschool favourite that’s been on Netflix for a while (and is in heavy rotation at my house) is being removed. Waaahhhh! Read on for details.

But first, a quick note: The age recommendations offered below are approximate. Every kid is different—you’re the best judge of what’s appropriate and what your kid can handle.

PAW Patrol  (season 4)
Best for: Ages 3+
Six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old pull of high-stakes resume missions using humor, problem-solving skills and cool vehicles.

 

Screenshot from A StoryBots Christmas showing Bo, a purple storybot talking to Santa as Santa drinks milk and eats cookies
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A StoryBots Christmas
Best for: Ages 3+
Bo thinks her holiday gift-giving isn’t good enough, so she heads north to study under Santa Claus—only to find he’s missing. Available Dec. 1.

 

King Julien gives his advisor Maurice an encouraging hug
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All Hail King Julien (season 5)
Best for: Ages 7+
Ted’s alter ego Snake returns, social media comes to the jungle, Uncle King Julien tries to take over the kingdom again, and wedding bells ring. Available Dec. 1.

 

Image from Home: for the Holidays. Shows Tip and Oh decorating the house for Christmas
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Home: For the Holidays
Best for: Ages 4+
In this DreamWorks special, Oh takes it upon himself to introduce Christmas joy to his fellow Boovs. Unfortunately, his well-meaning mission nearly destroys the city. Available Dec. 1.

Promo Image for Born in China, Shows pandas in front of a scenic waterfall
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Born in China
Best for: Ages 5+
Experience life through the eyes of a giant panda and her young cub, a golden monkey, and a mother snow leopard as they traverse the wilds of China. Available Dec. 6.

 

Promo image for the Power Rangers reboot movie. Shwos the Power rangers standing with the villian in the sky behind them
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Power Rangers
Best for: Ages 12+ (rated PG-13)
A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. Available Dec. 6.

 

Promo image for the Trolls Holiday Special shows the characters from the Trolls movie standing in a field with glitter everywhere
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Trolls Holiday Special
Best for: Ages 6+
When Queen Poppy realizes that Bridget and the Bergens don’t have any holidays, she hatches a plan for Branch and the Snack Pack to help create one. Available Dec. 6.

 

Image from Lego Justice League Gotham City Breakout
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LEGO Justice League: Gotham City Breakout
Best for: Ages 6+
Superman watches over Gotham for a vacationing Batman. But familiar foes, a hot tub of horror and visitors from inner Earth soon disrupt their plans. Available Dec. 12.

 

Promo image for Fuller House on Netflix. Shows a red car in front of a San Francisco stoop.
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Fuller House (season 3, new episodes)
Best for: Ages 8+
With teen romance, family barbecues, a wedding abroad and (just maybe?) a brand-new baby, it’s shaping up to be the fullest summer yet. Available Dec. 22.

 

Collage of characters from multiple Netflix shows like All Hail King Julien, Skylanders Academy, Word Party and more
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NYE Countdowns
Best for: Ages 3+
Is it midnight yet? Who cares! Before the fireworks begin, kids can ring in the New Year with Netflix and their favorite characters from True and The Rainbow Kingdom, Pororo, Larva, Word Party, Puffin Rock, Beat Bugs, Skylanders Academy, and All Hail King Julien. Available Dec. 26 (but probably best to save it for Dec. 31!).

 

Promo image for The Good Dinosaur. Shows a little cave boy standing on a green dinosaur's snout looking him in the eye
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SAY GOODBYE…
Sad news, dinosaur fans. Preschool favourite The Good Dinosaur will be removed from Netflix Canada on Dec. 7.

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