Give mom a break!


What’s the best possible Mother’s Day gift? Some peace and quiet.

So settle the kids in front of the TV to watch these shows this month and give her some well-deserved time off.

The Fairly Odd Parents

Great for: 7+

Timmy Turner has the best godparents ever – they’re fairies who can make his wishes come true. Time magazine has named this series one of the greatest television shows of all time.

Watch on Monday 6 May on NickToons (308) at 06:56
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Mysticons

Great for: 7+

These four girls are no ordinary teens – they band together to become legendary warriors who must save their world from evil. Arkayna, Zarya, Emerald and Piper may be very different from each other in personality, but when it comes to fighting the good fight for survival, their strengths all complement one another. It’s all about #GirlPower!

Watch on Tuesday 7 May on NickToons (308) at 06:56
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Vampirina S2

Great for: 5+

This cute animated show revolves around a little vampire girl trying to find her footing in the real world. Thanks to her parents and friends, she’s making good progress. The little ones will love her silly adventures and laugh at her scary (but not too scary) ghosts, goblins and other supernatural beings. There are some great lessons to be learned about friendship, tolerance and not being afraid.

Watch on Monday 27 May on Disney Junior at 17:30
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Regal Academy

Great for: 7+

Rose Cinderella may seem like any teenager – but she’s not – she’s the original Cinderella’s granddaughter, and with this famous lineage comes a whole host of responsibilities.

Watch on Tuesday 7 May on NickToons (308) at 07:20
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Penguins of Madagascar

Great for: 7+

The penguins of central park zoo are back with more fun-filled adventures. Skipper, the leader of the pack, clever Kowalski, crazy Ricco and the littlest one, Private, have their own unique personalities and are always up for some fun – but their real mission in life is to keep order in the zoo, and to get one over on their naughty neighbour, King Julien.

Watch on Wednesday 8 May on NickToons (308) at 06:56
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Penny on M.A.R.S. S2

Great for: 10+

Penny on MARS revolves around a talented young girl who enrols at the famous MARS performing arts school. She dreams of becoming a famous singer, just like her mother (although no-one is allowed to know they are related). It isn’t long before Penny forms a strong friendship with Camilla, and the two are inseparable – until the inevitable arrival of a boy causes a rift in their relationship. In the new season, Penny’s real identity has been revealed, so she needs to resolve some trust issues with her friends, and Camilla finds herself falling for the new boy in school. Penny also re-establishes her relationship with her father and makes friends with an orphan called Pete. It’s all about the power of good friends and going after what you want to reach your dreams.

Watch on Monday 6 May on Disney Channel (303) at 15:35
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Rugrats

Great for: 6+

These fearless babies are always up for an adventure – and will discover new mischief in everything, thanks to their never-ending curiosity. The kids can learn some things from these cute characters though – like how it’s ok to be yourself, it’s important to have patience, and it’s always good to think about others.

Watch on Wednesday 8 May on NickToons (308) at 07:43
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Back at the Barnyard

Great for: 6+

When the humans are away, the animals will, well … get up to as much mischief as they can. Otis the cow leads the way in the crazy capers followed closely by Pip the Mouse, Bessy the cow and Freddy the Ferret. At the end of the day though, they know they have to be responsible and protect the farm.

Watch on Thursday 9 May on NickToons (308) at 06:56
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