Kids' Entertainment

Netflix has a slew of fun new content for kids and families in October 2021.

See What’s New For Kids & Families On Netflix In October

Including plenty of just-spooky-enough Halloween entertainment!

by Casey Suglia
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Scaredy Cats

When Willa inherits a necklace from her witch mother on her birthday, she discovers that two bad witches are after the necklace — and it’s up to Willa to learn how to use her necklace, and new found witch powers for good. Catch it on Netflix on Oct. 1

Are You Afraid Of the Dark?: Season 1

This beloved series, which first aired in the ‘90s, shows different ghost stories, told by kids. It’s spooky, nostalgic, and the perfect series to watch this month. Season 1 makes its debut on Netflix on Oct. 1.

Hairspray (2007)

Tracy Turnblad is a teen who loves to dance and becomes an overnight sensation in this film, set in Baltimore in the ‘60s, based on the Broadway musical with the same name. You can’t stop the beat when Hairspray makes its way to Netflix on Oct. 1.
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The Karate Kid (2010)

In this remake, Jaden Smith stars as a 12-year-old named Dre, the bullied, new kid in town. But when Dre makes a new friend, he learns all about karate and is able to defeat his bullies. Watch this version of The Karate Kid on Oct. 1.
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Spy Kids

A brother and sister duo must quickly learn to become spies to save their ex-spy parents from an evil mastermind who is holding them hostage. Get a serious dose of nostalgia by watching Spy Kids on Netflix on Oct. 1.
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A Tale Dark & Grimm

Hansel and Gretel are on the run to find themselves better parents. But as they venture through other Grimm story tales, they find themselves encountering some enemies and discovering the story behind the tales. Watch this series on Netflix on Oct. 8.

L.O.L Surprise: The Movie

A young girl finds herself in the world of the popular L.O.L Surprise dolls where she must help them create a movie. How fun! Watch the L.O.L Surprise movie on Netflix on Oct. 8.
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Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle

Koko has grown up in the jungle. But when he meets Ash and Pikachu, he learns about the human world and the plot threatening to ruin his home. Catch them all on Netflix on Oct. 8.

The Baby-Sitters Club: Season 2

The Baby-Sitters Club is back in business for a second season. This season focuses on the new school year with business booming, which also means that there are important lessons to be learned along the way. Watch on Oct. 10.

Mighty Express: Season 5

The Mighty Express trains are back to deliver even bigger objects on more exciting missions when the fifth season premieres on Netflix on Oct. 12.

CoComelon: Season 4

Get ready to listen to more super catchy songs and accompanying animation that will get stuck in your head for months when the fourth season of CoComelon premieres on Netflix on Oct. 15.
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Karma’s World

Karma is a super talented middle schooler who happens to excel at rapping. She has to use her talent and heart to help solve any problem when the first season premieres on Netflix on Oct. 15.

Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween

Get ready for Halloween with the Sharkpack, who encounters the legend of the “Fearsome Fog” and Sharkdog saves trick-or-treating from a sea monster. Watch Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween on Oct. 15.

Misfit: The Series

As the misfits brace themselves for a wild year as they prepare for the school musical, a tiff with the new headmaster threatens to ruin all the hard work that they’ve put in. Watch Misfit: The Series on Netflix on Oct. 16.

Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 3

Gabby and her cute crew of kitty friends are back with brand new episodes that implore kids to be creative and use their imaginations. Get ready to create when Season 3 of Gabby’s Dollhouse premieres on Oct. 20.

Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 6

Cory Carson is always on the go, and now he is back for even more adventures. See where Cory’s adventures in Bumperton Hills take him in Season 6 of Go! Go! Cory Carson, premiering on Netflix on Oct. 21.

Maya and the Three

In this new film, a warrior princess embarks on a brave quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save all of humanity. Watch Maya and the Three on Oct. 22.

Colin in Black and White

Teach your kids about football player Colin Kaepernick, as this series explores his highschool years and the events that led him to becoming an activist. Learn more on Oct. 29.

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