The dog days of summer are here and along with the heat waves comes a tidal wave of new kids’ shows and movies on Netflix to keep the whole family entertained indoors. If you’re looking to escape the heat for some much-needed AC and family downtime, check out all the exciting new shows on Netflix for kids in August.

Keep reading for our top picks for kids and family August Netflix movies and shows.


Ask the StoryBots: Season 3

The StoryBots are back and answering all the creative questions curious kids can think up, like "Why do people look different?" and "Where does chocolate come from?"

Ages: 3 & up
Releases Aug. 2

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 3

The new season of this acclaimed hit series finds Catra and Adora journeying to the Crimson Waste to find redemption and answers, while Hordak's portal research puts all of Etheria at risk.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Aug. 2

No Good Nick: Part 2

Teen con artist Nick is on the verge of being discovered for who she really is, which means she just has to work even harder to make everything come together and get her dad out of jail.

Ages: 11 & up
Releases Aug. 5

The InBESTitgators

In this Australian kids series four very different kids start their own detective agency and vlog about their adventures, becoming fast friends in the process.

Ages: 7 & up 
Releases Aug. 9

Rocky's Modern Life: Static Cling

After 20 years in outerspace Rocko is back on earth and TV thanks to this brand new reboot movie based on the hit Nickelodeon series. 

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Aug. 9

Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales

Fans of Spirit Riding Free will love this remix of shorts and music videos starring Lucky and her pals.

Ages: 5 & up
Releases Aug. 9

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus

Fans of the short-lived, but much-loved Nickelodeon series will be very happy to see Zim back in action and ready to take over the universe (and a whole new generation of fans) in this reboot film.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Aug. 16

Super Monsters Back to School

It's back-to-school season for your favorite preschool monsters and the new school year brings a brand new student to Pitchfork Pines.

Ages: 3 & up.
Releases Aug. 16

Trolls: the Beat Goes On!: Season 7

The Trolls are back for more hair-raising adventures. Poppy, Branch and the whole gang are back for bigger adventures, more parties and, of course, more glitter!

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Aug. 27

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

The moment Jim Henson fans have been waiting for has finally arrived in this prequel film to The Dark Crystal that is sure to enchant a new generation of fans.

Ages: 9 & up.
Releases Aug. 30

Mighty Little Bheem: Season 2

Join Bheem for another season of playful antics and superpowered feats as he cheerfully dodges danger and makes friends in unlikely places.

Ages: 3 & up.
Releases Aug. 30

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Wild Wild Yetis

True and her friends learn all about the Yetis, including how important the Yeti traditions are and how tricky it is to babysit Yeti triplets, in this new special.

Ages: 3 & up.
Releases Aug. 30

More Family Movies New to Netflix In August!

In addition to the line-up of new Netflix Originals, you’ll also be able to stream this family film:

Aug. 8
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011) Ages 6 & up
The titular star of the popular book series, Judy Moody looks for thrills and adventure over summer break and may just inspire your own kids to get off the couch and score thrill points. 

Kids' Titles Leaving Netflix In August

Leaving Aug. 1:

A Cinderella Story

A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song 

Another Cinderella Story

Chuggington: Season 1-5

Leaving Aug. 8:
The Emoji Movie

—Shahrzad Warkentin

All photos: Courtesy of Netflix



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