Looking to refresh your family’s Netflix queue? There are plenty of new shows and movies hitting the streaming platform in April. Check out everything you need to know about what’s new on Netflix for kids in April.

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Coming to Netflix in April

Apr. 3: Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
A funny animated film about an astronaut who answers an SOS call on a dangerous alien planet and finds himself in a trap.

Apr 5.: Family Reunion: Part 3
Part three in the family-friendly series about the McKellan family, who move from big-city Seattle to small-town life in Georgia to be closer to extended family.

Apr. 6: The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You (2021)
Kids can actually help Jack and his friends with this brand-new interactive addition to the popular animated franchise. 

Apr 9: Thunder Force (2021)
Superhero movie starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer.

Apr 12: Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (Seasons 1-4) 
Every episode from the Nickelodeon live-action series will be available for viewing. 

Apr 13: Mighty Express (Season 3) 
Get ready to catch a ride and have more fun with everyone’s favorite train friends! 

Apr 14: Dad Stop Embarrassing Me
A new sitcom about a father and a daughter starring Jaime Foxx 

Apr 16: Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021)
In this new animated musician film, after he discovers that’s he’s from New York City, half-boy, half-alligator Arlo leaves his cozy swamp in search of his father.

Apr 16: Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday (2021) 
A fun new cartoon movie set in the Barbie Universe. 

Apr. 19: PJ Masks (Season 3)
Cat Boy, Owl Girl and Gekko are back to save the day in season three of this popular kids’ series. 

Apr. 20: Izzy’s Koala World (Season 2)
Koala caretaker Izzy Bee is back in this series that follows Bee and her family as they rescue koalas and help get them back into the wild safely. 

Apr 22.: Life in Color with David Attenborough
This new docuseries will explore nature in a new way with animals and how they use color to survive in the wild.  

Apr. 27: Go! Go! Cory Carson (Season 4) 
A brand-new season of the adorable preschool series that starts kid car Cory Carson and the roads of Bumpertown.

Apr 30: The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)
This brand-new movie from the filmmakers behind Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, and the LEGO movies is about a family road trip gone wrong when the Mitchells find themselves in the middle of a robot apocalypse and must save humanity from destruction.

Kids' Titles Leaving Netflix in April

These titles are saying goodbye this month.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V (Seasons 1-2)

Earth to Luna 

Zac Storm

Liv and Maddie: Seasons 1-4

Mirror Mirror

Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

—Gabby Cullen 

All photos courtesy of Netflix/ Featured photo: August de Richelieu via Pexels


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