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11 New Netflix Shows and Movies For Kids in January

Movie marathon, anyone?

Happy New Year! Celebrate 2021 with the best new kids' movies on Netflix in January. There's a great lineup of family movies, '90s movies and cool cartoons for kids, too! 

Here's the list of all the kids TV and movies coming to Netflix in January 2021:


Abby Hatcher by TheGothEngine on DeviantArt

Abby Hatcher season 1 (Jan. 1)

This Nick Jr. animated series about a seven-year-old girl who befriends creatures named Fuzzlies makes its debut this month.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs | Netflix

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Jan. 1)

This 2009 animated movie is based on the beloved childrens' book.

Gabbys Dollhouse' Season 1 Coming to Netflix in January 2021 - What's on  Netflix

Gabby's Dollhouse season 1 (Jan. 5)

Based on the kids' toys and YouTube channel, this animated series comes to the streaming service.

Elephant Play Time!   Mighty Little Bheem | Netflix Jr - YouTube

Mighty Little Bheem: Kite Festival (Jan. 8)

Netflix's animated series from India gets this spinoff about the Hindu festival.

Henry Danger | OSN

Henry Danger, seasons 1-3 (Jan. 15)

This live-action series focuses on Henry, who becomes the kid sidekick of the local superhero.

Penguins Of Madagascar Review | Movie - Empire

Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie (Jan. 15)

Ken Jeong and Benedict Cumberbatch voice the penguins in this 2014 animated film.

Trailer] Pinkfong & Baby Shark's Space Adventure Sing-along Special (30  secs) - YouTube

Pinkfong & Baby Shark's Space Adventure (Jan. 15)

If your kid is obsessed with "Baby Shark," may as well lean into it with this animated film.

Hello Ninja NEW SERIES Trailer | Netflix Jr - YouTube

Hello Ninja, season 4 (Jan. 19)

Two kids problem-solve with their cat in this kids' series.


Netflix Orders 'Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous' Series - Variety

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, season 2 (Jan. 22)

The kids' spinoff of the iconic dinosaur franchise continues with a second season.


Go, Dog. Go! | The Rose Theater

Go Dog Go (Jan. 26)

The beloved childrens' books gets an adaptation into a kids' series.

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June & Kopi (TBD)

The dog-focused original film comes to the streaming service in January.


Last call in January 2021:



Mary Poppins Returns (Leaving January 8)

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.