It’s the coldest month of the year, so if you plan on spending some time inside with the kids this February, you aren’t alone. Plus, there are all kinds of great new shows and movies debuting this month targeted at the whole family. So, grab some snacks and extra blankets and snuggle in together this weekend. Need some ideas on what to watch? We’ve had an early look at what’s streaming in February, and we’ve got 13 suggestions the whole family can enjoy.
What’s Streaming for Kids & Families in February
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (s2)
Wednesday Feb. 1 on Disney+
Fourteen-year-old Penny Proud and her Proud Family are back for another season of lessons and challenges. This year the animated series navigates through career changes, woke neighbours and social media bullying, helping kids to navigate through their own modern-day challenges along the way.
That Girl Lay Lay
Wednesday Feb. 1 on Netflix
One of Nickelodeon’s newest kid series drops its first season in Canada this month. When Sadie (Gabrielle Nevaeh Green) struggles to make her mark at school and needs a friend to confide in, her popular hype-girl Avatar Lay Lay (Alaya High) magically comes to life.
Wednesday Feb. 1 on CBC Gem
This ground-breaking and award-winning miniseries from Australia comes to the Canadian streaming service with two seasons this month. The show follows transgender teen Hannah (Evie Macdonald) as she navigates the challenges of high school while staying true to her most authentic self.
Friday Feb. 3 on Netflix
We dare you and your teens not to be inspired after watching this film, based on the true story of Jessica Watson—the world’s youngest person to sail the world solo. Teagan Croft plays the ambitious sailor in question, with Anna Paquin and Josh Lawson on board as her parents.
Mittens & Pants
Monday Feb. 6 on CBC Gem
Looking for some new programming to enjoy with the preschool set? This one is all about celebrating our differences while exploring meaningful relationships. The animal-friendly, live-action series features besties Mittens the Kitten and Pants the Puppy as they embark on adventures in their animal town of Kibble Corners.
My Dad the Bounty Hunter
Thursday Feb. 9 on Netflix
Adventure-loving kids may get a kick out of Netflix’s newest animated series, in which two children accidentally discovery their father is the toughest bounty hunter in the entire galaxy. All ten episodes drop at once featuring the voice talents of Laz Alonso, Jim Rash, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Rob Riggle.
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
Friday Feb. 10 on Disney+
This super animated series revolves around a 13-year-old genius named Lunella. When she accidentally brings a T-Rex into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the pair team up for all kinds of big, city-saving adventures.
Dug Days: Carl’s Date
Friday Feb. 10 on Disney+
If your family is a fan of the animated film Up, be sure to check out this series of animated shorts inspired by the movie. Follow along with Dug the dog as he embarks on a variety of adventures in his own backyard.
Mila in the Multiverse
Wednesday Feb. 15 on Disney+
Looking for a new coming-of-age adventure to get into? All eight episodes of this super original drop this month, introducing kids to 16-year-old Mila (Laura Luz). On her birthday she receives the gift of being able to travel across parallel universes—the perfect present to help her look for her missing mother.
Mia and the White Lion
Friday Feb. 17 on Crave
This adventurous family drama from 2018 drops on the Canadian streamer this month, offering up a wild story of a girl who moves to South Africa with her family. There, they manage a lion farm, where one especially beautiful white lion develops a bond with the girl. Just be warned you may have to talk your kids out of getting a pet lion after watching.
Friday Feb. 17 on CBC Gem
This French-German series based on the book series by R.L. LaFevers hits the Canadian streaming service this month, introducing tweens to 14-year-old Theodosia Throckmorton (Eloise Little). When she stumbles upon the Eye of Horus in an Egyptian tomb, she unlocks a whole new world of magic, mystery, and danger. Together with her friends they must conquer
these ancient forces and dark magic to save the world.
Saturday Feb. 18 on Crave
Need some more Pokémon adventures in your life? Crave has you covered with a super drop this month that includes many of the franchise’s fan-favourite films. Check out Pokémon: The First Movie and Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! along with popular seasons from the animated TV show.
The Reluctant Traveler
Friday Feb. 24 on Apple TV+
Travel-loving families may get a kick out of Eugene Levy’s newest series, in which he (reluctantly) packs a suitcase and travels to all kinds of cool destinations for varied adventures. From ice fishing in Finland to star-gazing in Utah, he presents a fun and unique experience full of local customs and fancy hotels.
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