Streaming in Canada: New Movies and Shows for Kids in October

Shows for Kids and Families Streaming in October - SavvyMom

Fall is officially here, and now that we’ve gotten our kids on a schedule, it’s time to pump them up full of sugary Halloween treats and exciting decorations. However, if you’re looking for something to occupy the family on those colder nights or when the sugar crash kicks in, we’ve got you covered. In October, we’ve rounded up our favourite family TV and movie picks debuting on Canadian streaming services. From CBC Gem and Crave to Disney+, Paramount+, and Netflix, here are a
few movies and shows for kids for all ages – preschoolers, tweens, teens — and families to check out this month.

New Movies & Shows for Kids Streaming in October in Canada

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Heartland (s16)

Sunday, October 2nd

The long-running Canadian family drama is back for a new season of horse riding and bonding.

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The Great Canadian Baking Show (s6)

Sunday, October 2nd

The Canadian spinoff of a classic baking show is back with its sixth season this month, offering delicious fare for food-loving families everywhere.

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Chip and Potato (S4)

Monday, October 3rd

A new season of giggles and yip yips! is here for your curious preschoolers this month.

 Nailed It! (s7)

Wednesday, October 5

Nicole Byer returns to host another season of this ludicrously fun baking competition, where the worst bakers try to recreate complicated Pinterest-worthy concoctions. The best of the worst walks away with a crown and a cool prize.

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Shipwreck Hunters

Wednesday, October 5th

Budding divers and treasure hunters may get a kick out of this new reality series. In it, a group of adventurous divers and underwater filmmakers join expert maritime archaeologists to hunt for long-lost shipwrecks.

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Monster High: The Movie

Thursday, October 6th

This coming-of-age flick revolves around a half-human, half-werewolf teen who finally finds her place at Monster High. But when a plan to destroy the school comes to light, she must learn to embrace the monster within in order to save the day.

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The Mole

Friday, October 7th

Families with older kids may get into the revival of this strategic reality competition, in which a group of strangers must work together in challenges to add money to a pot only one of them will win. The twist? One among them is a mole trying to sabotage the group and win the money for themselves.

Shows for Kids: Sesame Street - SavvyMom

Sesame Street (New Season)

Saturday, October 8th

The 52nd season of Sesame hits the streaming service this month with 35 new episodes to help you and your preschooler enjoy some quiet time throughout the day. This season welcomes Tango, Elmo’s new adopted puppy, and introduces a new Elmo & Tango’s Mysterious Mysteries segment. For the parents out there, you may want to note special guest appearances by Jon Batiste, Kacey Musgraves, Naomi Osaka, astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, Amanda Gorman, Keke Palmer, and Billie Eilish.

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Mecha Builders

Saturday, October 8th

Whipped through all the new Sesame Street episodes already? Consider this spinoff series. In it, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Abby Cadabby are robot heroes in training who use their STEM skills to solve wacky problems.

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Spirit Rangers

Monday, October 10th

Indigenous siblings Kodi, Summer, and Eddy may seem like ordinary kids, but they have a secret: they’re actually “Spirit Rangers” who keep things in order at the national park in which they live.

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Big Shot (S2)

Wednesday, October 12th

John Stamos returns as an unlikely girl’s high school basketball coach in the second season of this series. And between bringing on a controversial new player and losing his assistant coach to a rival school, it certainly sounds like he’ll face plenty of challenges.

Easy-Bake Battle

Wednesday, October 12th

If your fam is a fan of cooking series, this one could be a fun twist. In it, home cooks max out their creativity to make fast and delicious meals in (you guessed it!) an Easy Bake oven.

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Dead End: Paranormal Park (S2)

Thursday, October 13th

Looking for something scary but not too frightening for younger kids? The second season of this animated show finds two teens and a talking pug teaming up to battle demons at a haunted theme park.

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Into the Woods (Sing-Along Version)

Friday, October 14th

Are you tired of singing the same old songs as a family? Here’s hoping the sing-along version of the Broadway adaptation helps to spice things up.

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Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant

Monday, October 17th

The popular characters are back, and this time they’re cooking up fare in their very own restaurant. Tune in to learn more… and to see which hungry customers may be stopping by.

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The Incredible Dr. Pol (S21)

Wednesday, October 19th

Animal lovers and budding vets will get a kick out of this series, which returns for an impressive 21st season. Follow along with the crew of Pol Veterinary Services as they help all kinds of animals in the central Michigan territory.

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Pokémon Ultimate Journeys

Friday, October 21st

If you’ve got kids who’ve gotta watch ‘em all, at least there are new episodes to get into. Follow along as Ash and Goh chase their goals and embark on more adventures in this animated series.

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Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi

Wednesday, October 26th

Six new animated shorts that dig into Jedis Ahsoka Tano and Count Dooku hit the streamer this month. Although the offerings only add up to about an hour-and-a-half total, this series might make an excellent alternative while your  family waits for new episodes of Andor.

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A Cut Above

Friday, October 28th

If your family missed the Adam Beach-hosted carving competition when it aired earlier this year on Discovery, now’s your chance to watch the entire first season. Follow along as outstanding wood carvers from around the world craft jaw-dropping sculptures in hopes of winning a cash prize.


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