Our 4 top picks from Netflix to keep little ones entertained during the holidays

Posted on December 15th, 2017

Streaming can be a sanity saver! Keep your kids occupied with these great shows.

Summer school holidays are the things dreams are made of – annual leave spent catching up with family and friends, long lazy days and nights, and a general recharge of the batteries. But as us realists know, it can also be a time of nightmares – bored children, long hot commutes to holiday destinations, and not enough me-time to go around.

If you’re one of the 109 million-plus Netflix subscriber,s you probably already know that streaming can be a sanity saver.

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Keep your sanity intact and your kids entertained with these 4 great shows for little ones:

Super Monsters

Super Monsters, an all-new animated series for kids following the adventures of six friends and their not-so traditional preschool experience. As preschoolers with super powers, Drac, Cleo, Lobo, Katya, Zoe and Frankie are students with dual identities: humans by day and magical monsters by night.

Super Monsters

Ever After High: Epic Winter

Winter has come to Ever After High thanks to Crystal Winter, the daughter of the Snow Queen and Snow King. But when a spell threatens Crystal’s family, the Powerful Princesses must band together to save the Snow King and put a stop to a forever after snowstorm.

Ever After High Epic Winter

Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse

Barbie has various misadventures with her friends and sisters in a doll-sized version of Malibu.

Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse


After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.



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