10 shows kids will love on Showmax


Looking for some fresh shows for the kids and aren’t sure where to start? We’ve picked a selection of parent-approved shows that are perfect to keep the kids entertained.

Younger kids

1. Kiri and Lou

Kiri is a feisty little dinosaur whose best friend is the gentle and thoughtful Lou (voiced by Jemaine Clement). Together they navigate different feelings and teach their young viewers about kindness, empathy and getting along.

2. Pablo

Pablo may have autism, but that doesn’t stop him from tackling the world. With the help of his imaginary friends, created with his crayons, Pablo learns that he can handle whatever comes at him. This series features an all-autistic cast.

3. Hey Duggee

Duggee is a friendly dog in charge of the Squirrel Club, a club for kids to go on fun adventures and earn activity badges. It’s a great place to discover new things, be active and learn how to work as a team.

4. Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom

Holly the fairy and Ben the elf are best friends in the magical Little Kingdom, ruled by Holly’s kind parents King and Queen Thistle, where there’s adventure under every tree.

5. Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt, two science-loving brothers exploring natural habitats, studying animals and learning as they go. Watch them transform into animals with their special suits and learn what makes each species special.

Older kids

1. Spy School

The evil mastermind Goldfist is up to no good, so it’s time to train spies in this exciting game show. Teams of kids must solve clues, crack codes and overcome obstacles to be the best and save us all from evil.

2. Star vs The Forces of Evil

Star Butterfly is a magical princess living in hiding as a foreign exchange student on Earth. Star and her friend Marco form a brave duo who must deal with normal school life and battle the evil villain Ludo.

3. Find Me in Paris - first and only on Showmax

Lena is a teenage ballerina, training in Paris at the best ballet academy in the world. But she’s got a secret – she’s actually a time traveller from 1905. While she tries to get back to her own time, she also has to fit in with the rigours and social pressure of ballet school. And then there’s a budding romance… Season 2 of this hit series is due to arrive on Showmax soon, so now’s the time for you and your aspiring ballerinas to catch up on Season 1.

4. KC Undercover

KC is a whizz at many things, so much so that her secret agent parents recruit her into The Organisation. Now she and her siblings save the world as superspies! Zendaya, who stars as KC, is coming to Showmax in an entirely different role – as Rue in the highly anticipated HBO series Euphoria, which comes first and only to Showmax on 15 July.

5. Lego Collection

See the much-loved plastic toy heroes come to life in this awesome collection of LEGO movies. Titles include LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape; LEGO Marvel Superheroes: Maximum Overload; LEGO Nexo Knights; LEGO Disney’s Frozen: Northern Lights; LEGO DC Superheroes: LEGO Ninjago and more!

Stream these and more on Showmax. Showmax is included at no extra cost for DStv Premium subscribers and is just R49 for Compact and Compact Plus subscribers. Find out more at showmax.com