6 Of The Best Kid-Friendly Movies You Can Stream On Netflix Right Now

6 Of The Best Kid-Friendly Movies You Can Stream On Netflix Right Now
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Getting stuck at home in the pandemic isn’t such a bad thing. If you choose to see the brighter side, it’s an opportunity to share more time with your family. Pajama party every day! Game board anytime! And you don’t even have to wait for the weekend to enjoy movie night!

If you have young kids at home, these movies provide hours of entertainment and life lessons you can share with them. Trust Netflix to deliver the best of kid-friendly entertainment at home.

Over the Moon


Four years after the death of her mother, Fei Fei is still deep in suffering while her father, on the other hand, has already moved on and has even brought his new girlfriend to the house. That’s when Fei Fei decides to create a spaceship to go to the moon and meet the mythical goddess named Chang’e whom her mom had been telling her about.

This Chinese-American co-production is directed by Disney veteran animator Glen Keane, who brought life to the characters in animated films like “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” and “The Little Mermaid.”

With 87% likes from Google users and an 80% rating from Rotten Tomatoes, your kids would surely want to join in Fei Fei’s adventure to the moon!


The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run


Who would not love this hilarious yellow sea sponge? Since the first episode of the series aired in 1999, SpongeBob has gained enormous popularity all over the world.

In this movie, Spongebob’s beloved pet Gary was snail-napped, so he and his best friend Patrick set off on a rescue mission towards The Lost City of Atlantic City. Get your kids ready to sail off to Bikini Bottom to help bring Gary back home!

“Sponge on the Run” is the third film on the SpongeBob Squarepants series. It was released exclusively on Netflix in July 2020 and gained 92% likes from Google users and an 8.1 out of 10 rating in IMDb.


The Willoughbys


All the Willoughby children ever wanted was to feel the love of a family. However, their neglective parents decided to send them off on vacation to fend for themselves. But wait – don’t be put off by the dark theme! “The Willoughbys” may not be your typical family movie, but the warm and whimsical plot is something you should look forward to.

Based on the children’s book The Giver which was written by award-winning author Lois Lowry, this animated film gained 86% likes from Google users with a 4.5 audience-rating summary.


A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting


Here’s a funny and spooky storyline waiting for you and the kids!

Kelly, a high school student, was recruited by a secret society of babysitters after the Boogeyman and his monsters abducted the boy she agreed to babysit on Halloween.

With 91% likes from Google users, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting is definitely a fun watch for your kids with its entertaining plot and scary scenes featuring monsters that are more cute than frightening.


Feel the Beat


April returns to her small hometown after failing to achieve her dreams to make it big in Broadway. She ended up teaching a group of misfit little girls for a competition that would also help resurrect her career.

If you have aspiring dancers at home, “Feel the Beat” is just perfect for them -- it might even make them more eager to chase their own dreams. The movie got 95% likes from Google users and a 4.6 average rating.


The Sleepover


Looking for something humorous that is also packed with adventure? This action-comedy movie will hit the spot!

The plot unravels when two siblings discover that their parents are kidnapped on the night they are having a sleepover with their friends at home. The group set out on a rescue mission and uncovers the mom’s secret past as a high-end thief.

The Sleepover has a 4.1 average score and was rated 70% by Rotten Tomatoes.

Make your movie experience even richer by carving out a couple of minutes after your viewing for a casual group discussion with your kids about the film. It could result to a meaningful shared experience for everyone. Have a fun movie night!

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