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Kids Sing Along Shows & Movies on Netflix

Kids love music, and for good reason… It inspires creativity and can make you feel so good inside that you want to get up and move your body.

That’s one reason we’ve always put an emphasis on the importance of music in our home, and that includes our entertainment. I love how many kids sing along shows and movies that Netflix has for kids of all ages.

Netflix has everything: the best sing along shows for toddlers to teens, movies with singing and dancing, kid friendly musicals and documentaries about your kids’ favorite music artists. There’s something to sing and dance to for kids of all ages (adults included).

Animated Sing-Along Shows for Toddlers & Up

While these sing along cartoons are dearly loved by toddlers, they’re appropriate for kids of all ages. Who doesn’t love musical kid shows?

1. The Beat Bugs

This adorable Netflix Original kids cartoon features songs from the Beatles, making it one animated show that both kids and parents adore.

Rated TV-Y. 3 seasons available.

Watch Beat Bugs on Netflix.

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2. Learning Songs by Little Baby Bum

This musical kids show teaches kids about numbers, colors, animals and more through simple songs.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch Learning Songs on Netflix.

3. Story Bots Super Songs

This sing along show for toddlers features musical lessons in important learning subjects like science, math, history, emotions and more.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch Story Bots Super Songs on Netflix.

4. Motown Magic

This colorful musical cartoon brings Motown music to life in a fun and imaginative way. Also highlights street art to bring a new cultural perspective to kids.

Rated TV-Y. 2 seasons available.

Watch Motown Magic on Netflix.

Motown Magic show cover.

5. Trolls: The Beat Goes On

This wildly popular show picks up where the movie left off. Lots of upbeat songs and adventures from Poppy and her friends.

Rated TV-Y. 8 seasons available.

Watch Trolls: The Beat Goes On on Netflix.

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6. True: Magical Friends

This show has a focus on friendship, a fun subject for little ones.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch True: Magical Friends on Netflix.

7. Mother Goose Club

If you’re looking for dancing and singing to classic nursery rhymes and children’s songs, check out Mother Goose Club. Bright, high energy characters are featured in this singing show for babies and toddlers.

Rated TV-Y. 2 seasons available.

Watch Mother Goose Club on Netflix.

8. Beat Bugs: All Together Now

A follow up to the original Beat Bugs, in this show the bugs go on their biggest adventure after winning a local talent show. They get to appear on TV on “The Bug Factor,” which is a music competition outside the garden!

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch Beat Bugs: All Together Now on Netflix.

Beat Bugs All Together Now Show Cover.

9. Dance & Sing with True

This adorable show is not only a sing along show, but a dance along show too. Get your toddlers up on their feet with this sweet show.

Rated TV-Y. 1 collection available.

Watch Dance & Sing with True on Netflix.

10. Loo Loo Kids

This colorful animated kids show features lots of singing and dancing for pre-schoolers.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch Loo Loo Kids on Netflix.

11. ChuChuTV Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs

This show focuses on turning nursery rhymes into upbeat tunes. It’s sure to have the little ones dancing and learning at the same time.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch ChuChuTV Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs on Netflix.

12. True Tunes

This show blends classic nursery rhymes with modern music videos that are fun for young kids.

Rated TV-Y. 1 collection available.

Watch True Tunes on Netflix.

13. Super Monsters Monster Party

Let your little kids rock out with the super monsters. They’ll be singing and dancing along to some fun tunes!

Rated TV-Y. 1 collection available.

Watch Super Monsters Monster Party on Netflix.

5. Julie’s Greenroom

Produced by the Jim Henson Company, Julie’s Greenroom features Julie Andrews. Puppets stage their own musical in this cute series.

Rated TV-Y. 1 season available.

Watch Julie’s Greenroom on Netflix.

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Non-Animated Sing-Along Shows for Tweens & Teens

Tweens and teens want to feel more grown up. Here are some great musical TV shows for kids in this age group.

1. Julie and the Phantoms

This Netflix Original series quickly became a hit in our home. After losing her mom, Julie finds herself unable to continue making music until something magical happens. Watch Julie and her band of ghosts wow and inspire with their music in this uplifting series.

Rated G. 1 season available.

Watch Julie and the Phantoms on Netflix.

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2. Victorious

This Nickelodeon show follows aspiring singer Tori Vega and her new life at Hollywood Arts High.

Rated TV-G. 3 seasons available.

Watch Victorious on Netflix.

3. Go Live Your Way!

This show follows Mia and her new life at an elite performing arts school. Includes themes of friendship and interpersonal conflict.

Rated TV-G. 2 seasons available.

Watch Go Live Your Way on Netflix.

4. Lost & Found Music Studios

Teen singer-songwriters in an elite music program learn and grow together while they try to turn their passion into a life pursuit.

Rated TV-G. 2 seasons available.

Watch Lost & Found Music Studios on Netflix.

5. Country Comfort

This show about a musical family who finds a musical nanny that helps bring love back into their life after their mother passed away.

Rated TV-PG. 1 season available.

Watch Country Comfort on Netflix.

6. Glee

Watch a high school glee club strive to perfect their art and win competitions. Plenty of high school drama included.

Rated TV-14. 6 seasons available.

Watch Glee on Netflix.

Kids Movies with Lots of Singing & Dancing

Check out these kid movies with singing and dancing. There are ideas for toddlers, preschoolers, tweens and teens.

1. JEM and the Holograms

A video uploaded to the internet makes “JEM” an overnight sensation. When she goes to Hollywood to pursue her musical dreams of performing and recording an album, obstacles get in her way.

Rated PG. 1 hour 58 minutes.

Watch JEM and the Holograms on Netflix.

2. Feel the Beat

After failing in her dreams of performing on Broadway, April returns to her small hometown. She uneagerly agrees to help an untrained group of young dancers get ready for a big competition. And in the process, she finds herself.

Rated TV-G. 1 hour 49 minutes.

Watch Feel the Beat on Netflix.

3. Pup Star

This franchise combines cute dogs with musical adventures. After watching Pup Star, check out Pup Star: World Tour and Pup Star: Better2gether.

Rated G. 1 hour 31 minutes.

Watch Pup Star on Netflix.

4. The Princess and the Frog

One of the final Disney movies still available on Netflix. Fun and colorful music from the Bayou.

Rated G. 1 hour 38 minutes.

Watch The Princess and the Frog on Netflix.

5. Big Time Movie

This Nickelodeon film follows band Big Time Rush on their first trip to the UK. Misadventures ensue.

Rated PG. 1 hour 8 minutes.

Watch Big Time Movie on Netflix.

6. The Prom

A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars rally behind a teen in a small Indiana town who wants to attend Prom with her girlfriend.

Rated PG-13. 2 hours 12 minutes.

Watch The Prom on Netflix.

7. A Week Away: A Musical

This Netflix original follows a struggling teen who attends summer camp, makes friends and discovers new things about herself.

Rated TV-PG. 1 hour 37 minutes.

Watch A Week Away: A Musical on Netflix.

Kid Friendly Musicals on Netflix

You don’t need to visit Broadway to expose your kids to musicals. Here are a few kid-friendly Broadway inspired musicals to watch together.

1. Shrek the Musical

If your kids like Shrek the movie, introduce them to the musical with this Tony-award winning Broadway musical adaptation on film.

Rated G. 2 hours 10 minutes.

Watch Shrek the Musical on Netflix.

2. Fiddler on the Roof

This 1971 adaptation of the classic musical play follows a Jewish peasant family in pre-revolutionary Russia. Entertaining and educational.

Rated G. 3 hours 1 minute.

Watch Fiddler on the Roof on Netflix.

3. My Fair Lady

In this classic movie from 1964, a woman takes elocution lessons from a professor, who then introduces her to high society.

Rated G. 2 hours 23 minutes.

Watch My Fair Lady on Netflix.

4. Les Miserables

This epic tale of love and sacrifice was first performed Broadway in 1985. That musical version was adapted for the screen in 2012.

Rated PG-13. 2 hours 37 minutes.

Watch Les Miserables on Netflix.

Documentaries About Musicians on Netflix

If your child has musical dreams or just loves learning about their favorite artists, check out these concerts and documentaries focused on musical artists on Netflix.

1. BLACKPINK Light Up the Sky

This documentary follows Korean girl pop band BLACKPINK as they pursue sucess.

Rated TV-14. 1 hour 19 minutes.

Watch BLACKPINK Light Up the Sky on Netflix.

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2. Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour

If your teen enjoys the music of Taylor Swift, they’ll enjoy her performance in Dallas during her Reputation Tour.

Rated TV-PG. 2 hours 5 minutes.

Watch Reputation Stadium Tour on Netflix.

3. Shawn Mendes: Live in Concert

If your kids love Shawn Mendes, but you can’t attend a concert live, watch this recorded performance as a family.

Rated TV-PG. 1 hour 27 minutes.

Watch Shawn Mendes: Live in Concert on Netflix.

4. Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On

This documentary starts at the beginning of Garth Brooks’ career and follows his rise to fame.

Rated TV-PG. 1 season available.

Watch Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On on Netflix.

Musical Game Show Competitions

If your family is into watching game shows and reality TV shows, here are some options for you.

1. Sing On!

This karaoke competition hosted by character Titus Burgess is fun and hilarious. Not all singers can hit all notes! TV-PG. 1 season available.

Watch Sing On on Netflix.

2. The Rap Game

Kids ages 12-16 who are hip-hop hopefuls compete in a 10-​week rap boot camp for the chance to win a record contract with Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def label. 

Rated TV-14. 1 season available.

Watch The Rap Game on Netflix.

How to Use Musicals in Homeschooling

Sing-along shows and movies can be incorporated into homeschooling. The idea about homeschooling is to keep it fun and interesting.

Here are a few ideas you can implement with sing-along shows & movies.

  1. Create a dance. Kids can create a dance that goes to their favorite song and perform it for you. Then they can teach it to you for extra fun.
  2. Create a song. Often kids are inspired by the music they hear, so ask them to create a song for you and perform it.
  3. Write a poem. Maybe creating a song isn’t your kid’s jam, so ask them to write a poem.
  4. Write a report. I lay out exactly how we do reports from TV shows on our Shows to Watch for Homeschoolers on Netflix post.

If you’ve watched everything there is to see on Netflix, there’s always Hulu, Disney+, CuriosityStream (a documentary focused streaming service) and Amazon Prime Video!

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