17 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in August 2020

Every month, Netflix Canada adds family-friendly shows and movies for your kids to stream. Here's what's coming up in August 2020.

17 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in August 2020

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Netflix Canada has announced which new TV shows and movies it will be adding to its lineup next month, and of course that means, more options for kids! There’s a handful of titles to look forward to in August, including great picks for kids including a new Magic School Bus Rides Again movie and The Spongebob Squarepants Movie! Plus, they're adding The Little Rascalshello, childhood! Check out the full lineup with specific release dates below.

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

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The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space

Best for: 5+ The Magic School Bus kids blast into space and onto the International Space Station, only to find themselves on the run from a giant tardigrade! Available August 7

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A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp

Best for: 3+ Cory's spending the summer at Camp Friendship with his best friend, Freddie. But jealousy flares when Freddie brings his cousin Rosie along for the ride. Available August 4

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Alien TV

Best for: 6+ Mixing computer animation and live action, this silly kids series follows aliens who come to Earth to investigate human life. Available August 21

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Emily's Wonder Lab

Best for: 6+ In this live-action series, host Emily Calandrelli makes STEAM fun with science experiments, activities and demonstrations that will blow your mind!Available August 25

The Spongebob Squarepants Movie


Best for: 5+ SpongeBob SquarePants and his best friend Patrick Star leave Bikini Bottom on a quest to track down King Neptune's stolen crown. Available August 1

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Glitch Techs, Season 2

Best for: 8+ The video game monster hunters are back for another season. Available August 17

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Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave

Best for: 7+ As summer returns to Malibu, Team Flounder takes to the beach to host — and unexpectedly compete in — the International Beachmaster Competition. Available August 4

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Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun

Best for: 4+ The Octonauts embark on an underwater adventure, navigating a set of challenging caves to help a small octopus friend return home to the Caribbean Sea. Available August 14

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Super Monsters: The New Class

Best for: 4+ New adventures, new friends! The Super Monsters welcome a new class of pint-sized preschoolers to Pitchfork Pines. Meet Olive, Rocky, Sami and Zane! Available August 1

The Little Rascals


Best for: 7+ Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship. Available August 4

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The New Legends of Monkey, Season 2

Best for: 6+ The quest for sacred scrolls continues for the Monkey King and friends. But in a world of demons, gods and magic, everything comes at a cost. Available August 7

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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

Best for: 8+ Merlin’s young apprentice mixes with characters from Trollhunters and 3Below in the final chapter of Guillermo del Toro’s Tales of Arcadia trilogy. Available August 7

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Word Party Songs

Best for: 3+ Turn up the music, put on your dancing shoes! Bailey, Franny, Kip, Lulu and Tilly want you to sing along to this colorful collection of music videos. Available August 7

Mirror Mirror

Best for: 7+ An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. Available August 15

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Cobra Kai, Seasons 1-2


Best for: 12+ Thirty years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny's rivalry with Daniel reignites. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles. Available August 28

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The Sleepover

Best for: 7+ Two siblings discover their mom is a former thief in witness protection and they must team up to rescue her after she is kidnapped and forced to pull one last job. Available August 21

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Best for: 8+ A teenage boy must babysit a trio of alien superhero babies, who escaped from their day care, until their Dad can get to Earth. Available August 14


Netflix is only taking one kids’ titles off next month: the 1996-version of Roald Dahl's Matilda. Luckily, there is still plenty of time left to give it a watch as a family since it's not leaving until the 31st. Everyone to the couch!

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