26 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in December 2020

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

By Today's Parent
26 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in December 2020

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Netflix Canada has announced which new TV shows and movies it will be adding to its lineup this month, and of course that means, more options for kids! There’s a ton of titles to look forward to in December, including the new sequel to Angela's Christmas and holiday specials from your kid's favourite series like Super Monsters, Trash Truck, Chico Bon Bon and more! 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.

Angela's Christmas Wish

Best for: 5+ A determined Angela makes a wish to reunite her family in time for Christmas, then launches a plan to find her way from Ireland to Australia. Available December 1

A still from A Trash Truck Christmas showing Santa and a kid riding on a trash truck covered in Christmas lights Photo: Netflix

A Trash Truck Christmas

Best for: 5+ When Santa crash-lands in the junkyard on Christmas Eve, Hank, Trash Truck and their animal friends all have a hand in rescuing the holiday for everyone. Available December 11

A still form Canvas showing a computer-animated Black grandparent hugging a younger relative Photo: Netflix


Best for: 8+ A grieving grandfather struggling to reclaim his passion for painting after suffering a loss finds the inspiration to create again. Available December 11

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Best for: 5+ It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. Available December 16


A still from Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday showing a team of super heros standing in a living room while Santa sleeps in an armchair Photo: Netflix

Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday

Best for: 3+ The Fix-It Force makes a plan to hit every home as fast as they can, delivering Blunderberry Cakes before the town awakes to avoid a holiday disaster. Available December 3

A still from The Big Show Show: Christmas showing a mom and three kids standing on the roof looking down with worried looks on their faces Photo: Netflix

The Big Show Show: Christmas

Best for: 9+ Ho, ho, nooo! After an injury forces the Big Show to cease all Santa duties, Cassy steps up as Mrs. Claus to keep the Christmas spirit alive. Available December 9

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Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas

Best for: 6+ Christmas gets weird—really weird—after George and Harold go back in time to change up a few of their beloved holiday's traditions. Available December 4

Transformers Rescue Bots Academy, Season 2

Best for: 4+ Five young recruits from Cybertron train to be rescue bots at The Rescue Bots Academy on Earth. Hot Shot, Whirl, Hoist, Medix and Wedge learn the value of teamwork, courage and friendship as they pass simulated and real rescue challenges. Under the guidance of Optimus Prime, Heatwave and Boulder they aim to one day be super heroes in their own right. Available December 1

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Fast & Furious Spy Racers, Season 3: Sahara


Best for: 8+ With Ms. Nowhere and Gary MIA in the Sahara, Echo leads the Spy Racers on a mission to take down enemies from the past. Available December 26

Go! Go! Cory Carson, Season 3

Best for: 4+ It’s another season following animated kid car, Cory Carson, as he goes on adventures with his family and friends in Bumperton Hills. Available December 26

A still from Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas showing a group of teens in a living room looking at a big gingerbread house on the coffee table Photo: Netflix

Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas

Best for: 11+ It’s the most wonderful time of the year… until Ashley has visions of a not-so-festive future dancing in her head on Christmas Eve. Available December 9

Super Wings, Season 3

Best for: 3+ A jet plane named Jett travels the world delivering packages to children and solving problems with his friends the Super Wings. Available December 1

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Hilda, Season 2

Best for: 6+ As Hilda explores new places and hidden spaces around Trolberg, her love of adventure and a growing streak of independence could lead her into trouble. Available December 14

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch


Best for: 5+ A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. Available December 5

A still fromThe Magic School Bus Rides Again In the Zone showing a group of anitmated students and two teachers hugging a school bus Photo: Netflix

The Magic School Bus Rides Again In the Zone

Best for: 5+ It’s the longest New Years Eve ever as Ms. Frizzle and class travel back in time—hour by hour—to save their beloved bus! Available December 26


Best for: 6+ An 11 year old orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds. Available December 1

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The Prom

Best for: 9+ A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up life in small-town Indiana as they rally behind a teen fighting to bring her girlfriend to prom. Available December 11

Big Fat Liar

Best for: 8+ After a young boy’s school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit. Available December 2

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Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas


Best for: 3+ The Mighty Express welcomes a new train and speeds into a snowstorm to deliver Santa’s presents and save Christmas for all the kids in Tracksville. Available December 5

Pup Academy, Season 1-2

Best for: 6+ Welcome to a secret world where pups learn to be a human's best friend: Pup Academy. Follow three unlikely puppies—and their human friends—as they work together to discover the power of friendship and create everlasting bonds between dogs and humans. Available December 15

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Rhyme Time Town Singalongs

Best for: 3+ Sing along with the Rhyme Time Town friends as they use their imaginations and flex their problem-solving skills with snackable, snap-worthy songs. Available December 22

Dragon Ball Super: Broly

Best for: 9+ One fateful day, a Saiyan appears before Goku and Vegeta who they have never seen before: Broly. With the return of Frieza from hell, a fierce battle awaits these three Saiyans who have followed completely different destinies. Available December 31

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Spirit Riding Free: Ride Along Adventure

Best for: 8+ Join Lucky and her friends on a mission to save Maricela’s beloved mare, Mystery, from greedy horse thieves who've taken her captive with a wild herd. Available December 8

Odd Squad, Seasons 1-2


Best for: 5+ Young government agents Olive and Otto use math to investigate strange occurrences in their town. Available December 1

A still from Super Monsters: Santa’s Super Monster Helpers showing the Super monsters sitting in Santa's sleigh while he flies through the night sky Photo: Netflix

Super Monsters: Santa’s Super Monster Helpers

Best for: 3+ When Santa needs serious help prepping all of his presents, the Super Monsters lend a hand—and some monster magic—to get every gift out on time! Available December 8

PAW Patrol, Season 7

Best for: 3+ Led by a boy named Ryder, a team of six playful rescue dogs use their individual talents to protect the seaside town of Adventure Bay. Available December 15


Netflix takes titles off the service every month, and while it is removing some in December, there are no kid's  shows or movies on the chopping block. Woo!

This article was originally published on Nov 24, 2020

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