The school year is quickly coming to an end and kids are already dreaming about those summer adventures. May brings some exciting new shows on Netflix for kids to inspire that adventurous spirit well into the dog days.

Keep reading for our top kids and family May Netflix shows.


Cupcake & Dino - General Services Season 2

These brothers are back for a new season of odd jobs full of adventurous antics.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases May 3

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town

True and her buddies are ready to solve more problems, like a sticky mess at her birthday party, with some wonderful wishes.

Ages: 3 & up
Releases May 3

Harvey Girls Forever! Season 2

The Harvey Girls are back, and they might finally get to meet their boy band idols!

Ages: 7 & up
Releases May 10

Malibu Rescue

After getting in some trouble, Tyler is forced to spend his summer training for the elite junior lifeguard program.

Ages: 7 & up 
Releases May 13

Chip & Potato

This adorable new series follows the adventures of Chip, a young pug who is navigating the world of Kindergarten with her secret mouse-friend Potato.

Ages: 3 & up
Releases May 17

Prince of Peoria: Part 2

While Teddy is working hard to get admitted into MIT’s summer robotics program, Emil is all about having as much fun as possible.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases May 20

More Family Movies New to Netflix In May!

In addition to the line-up of new Netflix Originals, you’ll also be able to stream classics family films and new hits:

May 1
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (2003) Ages 9 & up
This adaptation starring Jim Carrey as the titular Cat is a little too dark for the preschool crowd that loves this classic.

The Dark Crystal (1982) Ages 7 & up
This spectacular Jim Henson creation is a must-watch for all muppet fans.

May 28
Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Ages 8 & up
A unique twist on the timeless Christmas tale.

Plus a Bonus for Moms

Grab your mom squad and pop open the wine. Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated Wine Country about a girls trip to Napa is finally here.

Ages: Grown-ups only
Releases May 10

Kids' Titles Leaving Netflix In May

Leaving May 1:
Disney High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Leaving May 15:
Bill Nye, The Science Guy: Collection 1
Leaving May 19:
Disney’s Bridge To Terabithia
Leaving May 22:
The Boss Baby

—Shahrzad Warkentin

All photos: Courtesy of Netflix



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