What’s Streaming in August for Kids and Families

What's Streaming in August for Kids & Families - SavvyMom

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over, yet August is here with those final few weeks of sweltering heat before school resumes next month. Sure, having the kids home or participating in new camps and activities has been nice, but if you’re craving that back-to-school routine, you’re not alone. It can be a lot, which is why having a few new TV series or movie debuts to fall back on when you need some downtime is key. Luckily there are many options for families with kids of all ages
streaming in August. If you’re looking for suggestions, here’s what’s on popular Canadian streaming services this month.

What’s Streaming in August for Kids & Families

Streaming in August: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 - SavvyMom

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Wednesday August 2 on Disney+

If your family failed to catch the third edition of James Gunn’s superheroes when they hit theatres in May, now is your chance to see them from the comfort of your couch. In Volume 3, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) rallies his team to defend the universe and protect one of their own. Otherwise, it could be the end of the Guardians as we know them.

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Heartstopper (s2)
Wednesday August 2 on Netflix

Nick, Charlie, and the rest of the gang are back for a second season of this queer, coming-of-age story. The first installment took the internet by storm, so expectations are high as these kids figure out their next stages of life, love and friendships. Plus, there’s a school trip to Paris and prom to look forward to.

Streaming in August: Eva the Owlet - SavvyMom

Eva the Owlet
Friday August 4 on Apple TV+

If your kids are fans of Rebecca Elliott’s bestselling Scholastic series Owl Diaries, check out this new series of shorts. They follow a creative and cheeky owlet named Eva, who lives in Treetopington and embarks on plenty of adventures with her feathered friends.

Saved By a Shark on Disney Plus - SavvyMom

Saved from a Shark
Friday August 4 on Disney+

Families with older kids into sharks should mark their calendars for this underwater quest. The doc goes deep into the scientific community, where experts continue to debate whether dolphins and whales will deliberately save you from a shark attack. These scientists may be conflicted, but the interview subjects who have lived through such attacks have very definitive opinions.

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The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge
Friday August 4 on Netflix

If your family loves watching aspiring bakers on this series recreate professional cakes and treats, you’ll want to check out this new twist. Here, Nicole and Jacques team up to give a group of inexperienced bakers the schooling they need “to go from OH NO to PRO.” A lineup of pastry chefs is ready to guide them, plus there’s a huge cash prize to motivate these wannabe bakers when the dough gets tough.

Streaming in Canada Hey Duggee - SavvyMom

Hey Duggee (s2)
Friday August 4 on CBC Gem

The animated preschool series about an oversized dog and his afterschool club of friendly animals is back for a second season. Follow along on new exercises and learning adventures as this ragtag group works to earn badges.

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Saturday August 5 on Crave

Your preschooler’s favourite animated musical series is available to stream on Crave this month.

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Gabby’s Dollhouse (s8)
Monday August 7 on Netflix

If you’ve got preschoolers obsessed with Gabby, Pandy Paws, and all of the dollhouse fun, you’ll be pleased to know a new season drops this month. In other words, it’s time to get tiny!

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Super Agent Jon Le Bon (s5)
Monday August 7 on CBC Gem

The Agency is back for a new season of Earth-protecting adventures when 20 new, seven-minute episodes hit the Canadian streaming service this month. At the helm is Super Agent Jon Le Bon, the best secret agent deer in the world.

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (s4)
Wednesday August 9 on Disney+

The most meta season of this meta series is here to help older kids get excited about their upcoming high school experiences. The action returns to East High this season, where the kids prepare for a stage production of High School Musical 3: Senior Year. At the same time, they learn Disney is filming the anticipated High School Musical 4: The Reunion at the school, so expect plenty of original cameos.

Super Mario Bros. the Movie - SavvyMom

The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Friday August 11 on Prime Video

If you haven’t yet given into your kids’ pleas to purchase the movie for continual and unlimited viewing, now you can watch it for free when it hits streaming this month. Catch Mario as he works to save his brother, Luigi, and the Mushroom Kingdom from the evil Bowser with some help from his new friends Princess Peach, Donkey Kong, and Toad.

Streaming for Kids: My Dad the Bounty Hunter - SavvyMom

My Dad the Bounty Hunter (s2)
Thursday August 17 on Netflix

This action-packed animated series for younger viewers is back for a second season this month. Follow along when Terry mysteriously goes missing, forcing his family to band together and search for him across the universe.

Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie
Friday August 18 on Apple TV+

The latest Peanuts special puts introverted Marcie front and center as she helps Peppermint Patty train for the school golf championship. Meanwhile, after helping many of her classmates with their problems, she is unexpectedly elected as class president, where she’s forced to adjust to life in the spotlight.

Junior Baking Show - SavvyMom

Junior Baking Show
Friday August 18 on CBC Gem

Harry Hill is back to oversee another season of talented junior bakers as they head under the white tent to whip up their best baked goods. There are 16 new bakers, aged nine-to-12, baking it out under the watchful eyes of judges Liam Charles and Ravneet Gill.

The Monkey King - SavvyMom

The Monkey King
Friday August 18 on Netflix

Need a new animated flick for the family to watch on movie night this month? Netflix isn’t monkeying around with its latest addition. This movie features a stick-wielding monkey who teams with a young girl for an epic quest. On the line? Immortality, demons, dragons, gods, and of course, victory.

Ahsoka Streaming in August - SavvyMom

Wednesday August 23 on Disney+

After much anticipation, the latest installment in the Star Wars universe is finally here. This eight-episode series picks up after the fall of the Empire and revolves around fan favourite Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. Two episodes debut on August 23, with a weekly release to follow.

You Are So Not Invited to my Bat Mitzvah - SavvyMom

You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah
Friday August 25 on Netflix

Families with older kids looking for a laugh may want to check out Adam Sandler’s newest movie on Netflix when it debuts this month. The film follows a young girl preparing for her bat mitzvah, but a series of unfortunate events threatens to derail it. Idina Menzel, Jackie Sandler, Sadie Sandler, and Sunny Sandler also star.


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