Ready? Set? Go, go, go with this week’s fun kids’ line-up


Gather clues, show off your best dance moves or simply sit back and relax with this week’s kids’ shows – only on DStv

Kids may be headed back to school but that doesn’t mean their holiday fun needs to end. And, of course, there’s plenty to learn, too.

Get them into the swing of things with Ready Set Dance before taking on a workout for the brain with the all-new Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered on Nickelodeon (DStv 308).

For the little ones, everyone’s favourite neighbourhood vamp Vampirina returns for a third season while Barbapapa will serve up some good ol’ kiddy fun.

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Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered (Brand new)

Fire up your filters with this new game show! Each episode sees stand-up comedian Jay Pharoah host a mystery celebrity guest who hides behind a hilarious 3D animated character. The panel is tasked to ask questions, gather clues and play games to reveal the celeb, and will keep your kids giggling all the way through.

Monday, 11 January on NickToons (DStv 308) at 16:55

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Vampirina S3

Back for a third season, Vampirina continues where last season left off. Vampirina’s secret is out and who knows what’s in store once Edgar lets it slip to the rest of Pennsylvania. The Ghoul Girls will also be opening for the Scream Girls’ multi-city Transylvania tour and meet a phantom organ player at the monster Hall of Music while Grandpop will head to the world of the living to bat-sit Vee. Plus, for those who can’t get enough of the lovable, friendly Vee and the gang, catch the Vampirina Marathon at 11:00 on Tuesday, 16 January.

Monday, 11 January on Disney Junior (DStv 309) at 7:00

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Barbapapa

Based on the 1970 children’s picture book, Barbapapa is the name of the title character as well as the name of his “species”. Join Barbapapa, Barbamama and their seven kids on merry adventures as they transform into different objects at will.

Monday, 11 January on Nickelodeon (DStv 305) at 5:20

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Ready Set Dance S2

Help your kids build confidence, creativity and coordination with Ready Set Dance’s seven-minute episodes that feature fun and energetic story-driven dance videos. Each episode is hosted by the friendly animated mascots Twirl and Freeze and features a kids’ dance crew who provide a social connection between the hosts and kids at home. Plus, unlike other dance shows, Ready Set Dance is underpinned by a core educational curriculum to teach preschoolers fundamental movement and motor skills.

Monday, 11 January on Nick Jr (DStv 307) at 7:25

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Siyaya: Come Wild With Us – Search for the Big Seven (Brand new)

This local live-action kids’ series follows five youngsters who set off into the vast Addo Elephant National Park in search of the Big Seven. Big Seven? You read that right. The Big Seven includes southern right whales and great white sharks. Join the gang to meet these majestic creatures for yourself, as well as explore a range of other animals that inhabit the national park.

Saturday, 16 January on Da Vinci (DStv Channel 318) at 14:00

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