Kids holiday fun with DStv’s School of Laughter

More edutainment for kids these school holidays as DStv opens more School of Laughter channels to more packages for a limited time only.

As part of our commitment to helping parents keep kids safe and edutained, DStv has expanded our School of Laughter offering to more customers for the mid-year school holiday. From 5 – 23 July 2021, DStv will enhance the School of Laughter offering on its Compact, Family and Access packages by adding the following channels:

DStv Compact:

  • Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305)
  • Nick Jr. (DStv channel 307)

DStv Family:

  • Disney Channel (DStv channel 303)

DStv Access:

  • NickTOONS (DStv channel 308)
  • Boomerang (DStv channel 301)

DStv’s School of Laughter is a collection of TV channels specially curated to keep kids both educated and entertained. With everything from animated movies and series to light-hearted sitcoms, DIY tutorials to educational classes, parents are sure to find content that keeps kids engaged and their minds stimulated within DStv’s School of Laughter.

These school holidays, your kids can enjoy more edutaining content at no extra cost to you. Simply enter the School of Laughter (DStv channels 301 - 319) on your DStv decoder or stream it via the DStv app and get watching.

And if you need more, the School of Laughter hub contains exclusive content for parents plus fun activity sheets for kids to download and enjoy during the school holidays. These are just more ways that we’re helping parents and children feel every moment with DStv.

Stream School of Laughter channels now Visit the School of Laughter hub

What to watch during the open window

DStv’s School of Laughter is offering a jam-packed slate of edutaining content that will make it easy for kids to stay safe and indoors during the holidays. Here's just a taste of what you can expect:


My Pet and Me: Teeny Tiny Creatures S1

Presenters Ferne and Rory explore the worlds of small animals and tiny insects to help children understand them better. Ants, worms, crabs, ladybirds and frogs are just some of the amazing creatures that are in the spotlight as Ferne and Rory discover more about them.

Mondays at 12:10 on CBeebies (DStv channel 306)

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Space Jam

Introduce kids to this classic movie this July. In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan

Saturday, 10 July at 08:00 on Boomerang (DStv channel 302)

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The Truth About Sugar S2

Fiona Phillips and four volunteers investigate what sugar does to our bodies and what the health benefits of cutting back actually are. Fascinating science and human drama combine as the truth about sugar turns out to be quite surprising!

Sundays at 22:00 on Da Vinci (DStv channel 318)

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Ricky Zoom S1

Loop gets a flat tyre on the way to a Steel Awesome stunt show. // Ricky is over eager when he and the buddies visit Hank and Helen to get their rescue badges.

Starts Saturday 12 July at 11:00 on NickToons (DStv channel 308)

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Dora the Explorer Weekend Marathon

Enjoy all the 44min special episodes of Dora in our 4 hour weekend marathon! Includes Dora’s Pirate Adventure, Dora Saves the Mermaids, Dora’s World Adventure, Dora’s Dance to the Rescue, Dora’s Fairytale Adventure and Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure.

Saturday, 10 July – Sunday, 11 July on Nick Jr. (DStv channel 307)

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Big City Greens S2

Chip Whistler tears down the buildings around the Greens' house to build a new Wholesome Foods store. Can the Greens thwart Chip before he destroys their home?!

Starts Monday 5 July at 17:40 on Disney Channel (DStv channel 303)

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Teen Titans Go

Quippy, weird and imaginative animated series Teen Titans Go! Combines a sly comic look at superhero action and bizarrely imaginative scenarios to make for a show that older and younger kids can enjoy together, and the parents won’t mind, either.

Weekdays at 16:30 on Cartoon Network (DStv channel 301)

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How to watch DStv’s School of Laughter channels on your mobile device

Sign up with the DStv app, a free service for all DStv subscribers. With the DStv app, the same channels you watch on your decoder at home are available for you to stream online or on your mobile device wherever you are.

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