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 September, including great picks for kids like Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices, a new season of Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt and a new piece of interactive content set in the world of Boss Baby! 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.
Best for: 4+ Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices is a live-action collection of twelve five minute episodes featuring prominent Black celebrities and artists reading children's books from Black authors that highlight the Black experience. Hosted by Marley Dias (author and founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign), the collection of books and conversations center around themes of identity, respect, justice, and action -- providing families a toolset to start meaningful conversations with kids about difficult topics through short-form book-based content. Available September 1
Best for: 5+ In this interactive special, you'll find your calling at Baby Corp by making choices and carrying out missions as part of a virtual aptitude test. Available September 1
Best for: 10+ After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of an uptight elementary private school, only to try and turn his class into a rock band. Available September 1
Best for: 3+ It's another season of solving problems for monkey mechanic Chico Bon Bon and his Fix-It Force. Available September 22
Best for: 6+ Follow 11-year-old Izzy and her veterinarian mother as they rescue koalas and form remarkable friendships with animals on their Australian island. Available September 15
Best for: 9+ When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune. Available September 1
Best for: 8+ Julie finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms—a trio of ghostly guys—become the band they were never able to be. Available September 10
Best for: 9+ Six teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island. Available September 18
Best for: 3+ In a playful world crisscrossed by railway tracks, a team of locomotives and their kid pals keep things moving and get deliveries through no matter what! Available September 22
Best for: 10+ Mr. Miyagi is back and he takes a new pupil under his wing; a troubled adolescent girl. Available September 1
Best for: 6+ A group of selfish pets are stranded in their luxury hangout when the machines that run Robo City go wild and take over, forcing all humans to flee for their lives. The pets must team up with strays to survive and save their homes, their city and maybe even the world. Available September 11
Best for: 8+ The PALs return to the Palomino Bluffs Riding Academy, where a new term brings big mysteries, fresh friendships and a chance to save the school! Available September 4
Best for: 4+ From the selfish Captain Fishbeard to the sullen Miserable Marla, it’s up to can-do kid superhero StarBeam to stop all the baddies and save the day. Available September 8
Netflix takes titles off their service every month, but this time none of your favourite kids' and family titles are on the chopping block! Hooray!