12 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in January 2021

Every month, Netflix Canada adds family-friendly shows and movies for your kids to stream. Here's what's coming up in January 2021.

12 kids’ movies and shows that are new on Netflix Canada in January 2021

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Netflix Canada has announced which new TV shows and movies it will be adding to its lineup in the new year, and of course that means, more options for kids! There’s a ton of titles to look forward to in January, including plenty of shows for preschoolers like Gabby's Dollhouse, Go Dog Go and Gigantosaurus! Plus, new seasons are coming for two big kid shows: Carmen Sandiego and Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous. Who's ready for some screen time? 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.

A still from the anitmated show Mighty Little Bheem showing a baby crawling into a chicken coop with four baby chicks Photo: Netflix

Mighty Little Bheem: Kite Festival

Best for: 3+ An innocent toddler's boundless curiosity—and extraordinary might—lead to mischief and adventure in his small Indian town. Available January 8

A still from the animated show Carmen Sandiego showing a person skiing down a hill while being chased by a robot who is reaching out to grab them Photo: Netflix

Carmen Sandiego, Season 4

Best for: 6+ From the snowy Himalayas to the pyramids of Egypt, Carmen and friends race to stay one step ahead of V.I.L.E. on their latest adventures. Available January 15

Richie Rich

Best for: 9+ Richie Rich, the son of a billionaire businessman, must fight Laurence Van Dough, the top executive of his father's company who wants to destroy the Rich family. Available January 1

A still from the show Gabby's Dollhouse showing a kid with long curly hair hugging a cat in a crafting room Photo: Netflix

Gabby's Dollhouse

Best for: 3+ Cute cats, quirky crafts and colorful magic! Join kitty enthusiast Gabby and her sidekick Pandy Paws as they team up for a series of animated adventures. Available January 5

A still from the animated show Go Dog Go showing two dogs riding in a scooter and sidecar through town Photo: Netflix

Go Dog Go


Best for: 3+ Handy and inventive pup Tag chases adventure with her best pal, Scooch, solving problems and helping the citizens of Pawston along the way. Available January 26

A still from the animated show Hello Ninja showing two kids in Ninja costumes riding their bikes through a forest Photo: Netflix

Hello Ninja, Season 4

Best for: 4+ In their fourth season, Wesley, Georgie and Pretzel go on more fun-filled adventures, solve mysteries and learn important life lessons along the way. Available January 19

Pinkfong & Baby Shark's Space Adventure

Best for: 4+ Follow Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s space journey as they visit exciting new planets to help find Pinkfong’s star! Available January 15

A still from the animated show Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous showing a teen boy being surrounded by a group of small raptors in an outdoor dining area Photo: Netflix

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Season 2

Best for: 8+ The teen campers still on the run from dinosaurs find hope of a rescue with a small group of eco-tourists. But things aren’t what they seem. Available January 22

Gigantosaurus, Season 1

Best for: 3+ Four curious young dinosaurs named Rocky, Bill, Tiny, and Mazu go on adventures while following their herd. Available January 21


A still from the movie June and Kopi showing two dogs sitting on a grassy path with stepping stones Photo: Netflix

June & Kopi

Best for: 7+ After being rescued by a loving couple, a stray dog must learn how to trust and accept her new family. Available in January

A still from Finding Ohana showing a kid hanging from a rope in a cave while their friends shout up at them from the ground Photo: Netflix

Finding 'Ohana

Best for: 8+ A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage. Available January 29

A still from the animated movie Charming showing a hand holding up a medieval wanted poster of a person with long hair comparing it to a person who is obviously wearing a disguise Photo: Netflix


Best for: 7+ On the eve of his 21st birthday, an adored prince must find his one, true soulmate before a spell takes away all love from his kingdom. Available January 8


Netflix takes titles off the service every month, including a handful of kids' titles in January. Mary Poppins Returns leaves Netflix on January 8th (but arrives on Disney+ on January 15th), Captain America: The First Avenger leaves on January 24th and the latter half of the Harry Potter series—Order of the Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince and both parts of The Deathly Hallows—leaves on the 31st. Luckily there's still plenty of time over the break to give them a watch. Everyone to the couch!

This article was originally published on Dec 16, 2020

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