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While I don’t condone too much screen time for your kids, there are a lot of great Spanish shows for kids out there to help supplement their language learning.
All of the shows below are available to stream on Netflix, Amazon, or YouTube.
Most of the shows have Spanish audio and optional English subtitles available. Just check your audio/subtitle settings in the player to get the combo that’s right for your family.
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- Spanish Shows For Toddlers/Preschoolers
- Pocoyo (Netflix)
- Fabuloso Vocabulario (Netflix)
- Canciones Educativas de Little Baby Bum (Netflix)
- Plaza Sésamo Season 15 (Amazon Prime Video)
- El Mundo Fantástico de Richard Scarry (Amazon Prime Video)
- Vocabulario Con Fred & Fiona (Amazon Prime Video)
- Mother Goose Club: Español (Amazon Prime Video)
- Peppa Pig in Spanish (YouTube)
- Spanish Shows For Older Kids
Spanish Shows For Toddlers/Preschoolers
Pocoyo is an educational animated series that was originally produced in Spanish, but you can see it in English or Spanish on Netflix.
It follows a toddler, Pocoyo, on adventures with his animal friends.
The animation on this one is different from a regular cartoon, as it looks very three-dimensional and lifelike.
Fabuloso Vocabulario (Netflix)
Fabuloso Vocabulario (known as Word Party in English) is an animated Netflix series by Jim Henson that follows four baby animals to their parties and adventures.
Jim Henson created the series to help toddlers improve their social skills and vocabulary.
There are four seasons currently available on Netflix.
Canciones Educativas de Little Baby Bum (Netflix)
Learning Songs by Little Baby Bum is available in Spanish on Netflix, known as Canciones Educativas de Little Baby Bum.
It features simple animated songs for preschoolers, both well-known nursery rhymes and originals.
Guess what? You can also see it on YouTube here.
Plaza Sésamo Season 15 (Amazon Prime Video)
The iconic preschool show, Sesame Street, is available in Spanish on Amazon Prime Video!
Known as Plaza Sésamo, the great thing about it is that it’s not an English show dubbed over with Spanish voice actors. It’s actually filmed throughout Latin America, and this season is the first time the show was filmed in Colombia.
You’ll recognize some of your same favorite Sesame Street characters, and also be introduced to some new ones as well.
Sésamo also has an awesome Spanish website for kids here.
El Mundo Fantástico de Richard Scarry (Amazon Prime Video)
My kids have been absolutely obsessed with Richard Scarry books basically since they were born. It’s probably because I loved Richard Scarry growing up, and was excited to pass that love onto them.
I was super excited to find The Busy World of Richard Scarry on Amazon, but was even more excited to find it there in Spanish as well!
It’s called El Mundo Fantástico de Richard Scarry and features all of our faves like Lowly Worm, Huckle, Sally, Mr. Frumble, and Bananas.
Vocabulario Con Fred & Fiona (Amazon Prime Video)
Vocabulary With Fred & Fiona is a show produced by BabyFirst, a TV channel that primarily targets 0-3 year-olds.
The Spanish version, Vocabulario Con Fred & Fiona, is available on Amazon.
In each episode, an object appears on a magic board, and Fred and Fiona talk about the object and where it belongs.
As the name implies, it’s a great show for building Spanish vocabulary.
This version has Spanish audio, with optional English subtitles.
Mother Goose Club: Español (Amazon Prime Video)
Mother Goose Club: Español, the Spanish version of the popular Mother Goose Club, has seasons 1-3 available on Amazon Prime Video.
It features a ton of Spanish nursery rhymes and songs for preschoolers.
Each “episode” is only a couple minutes long, and features one song or nursery rhyme. Some of them are cartoons, and others are live actors dressed up in colorful outfits.
It’s very entertaining to watch!
Peppa Pig in Spanish (YouTube)
There’s no way I could write this post without mentioning Peppa Pig, a long-time favorite in our house.
Did you know that you can watch episodes of Peppa Pig in Spanish? They’re available for free on YouTube.
My three-year-old often speaks with a British accent, thanks to Peppa!
Spanish Shows For Older Kids
Nuestro Planeta (Netflix)
Nuestro Planeta is the Spanish version of Our Planet, a Netflix documentary series all about the impact of climate change on our beautiful planet.
It is full of beautiful shots of Mother Nature in all her glory.
The best part? The Spanish is spoken fairly slowly, and is relatively easy to understand!
A live multimedia spectacle based on the show, Our Planet Live in Concert, will begin its world tour in October 2020, so keep your eyes open for that.
Planeta Absurdo (Netflix)
Planeta Absurdo, the Spanish version of Absurd Planet, is a Netflix original docuseries narrated by Mother Nature herself, highlighting the incredible animals that we share this planet with.
This is not your typical serious nature documentary. It’s funny and quirky, so be prepared for that.
La Peor Bruja (Netflix)
Harry Potter fans will love La Peor Bruja, the Spanish version of The Worst Witch, on Netflix.
Based on the books by Jill Murphy, it’s about a girl who stumbles upon a school for witches, Miss Cackle’s Academy, and decides she just might belong there.
Obra de tu Mente (Netflix)
Obra de tu Mente is the Spanish rendition of Brainchild, a relatable science show on Netflix.
It’s hosted by Sahana Srinivasan and produced by Pharrell Williams.
If you and your kids love science, you’ll enjoy the science experiments that include superheroes, gravity, and motivation.
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller in Spanish (Amazon Prime Video)
The Storyteller, a British live action and puppet series by Jim Henson, is available in Spanish on Amazon Prime.
It’s from the mid-80s, and has nine 24-minute episodes that feature a storyteller sitting by his fire, retelling various European folktales.
Popular Mechanics for Kids in Spanish (Amazon Prime Video)
Popular Mechanics for Kids is available in Spanish on Amazon Prime Video.
It’s a Canadian show based on the magazine Popular Mechanics.
It won the 2003 Parents’ Choice Award, and shows kids how things work.
What Spanish Shows Do Your Kids Love?
There are so many different Spanish shows for kids out there. Which ones are your favorites?
Have you tried any of these out? Do you have any other recommendations? Let us know in the comments below! I’d love to hear from you.
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