The Best ABC Kids❜ Shows to Watch in 2024

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Since the early 1990s, ABC Kids has been providing screened entertainment for Australian kids to learn and connect with colourful characters, and for us parents to harness a little daily downtime.

Today, ABC Kids is still coming to the rescue with ABC kids shows; only now, parents and preschoolers can tune into their favourite shows anytime thanks to ABC iView - god bless the internet!

If you're looking to discover new shows or old favourites from your childhood, tune in to our list of the best ABC Kids' shows making the rounds these days. 

The Best ABC Kids' Shows to Watch in 2024

1. Bluey


Ah, Bluey! Aside from teaching us how to be better parents, Bluey is the most downloaded show on ABC iView and has taken the world by storm since Bluey, Bingo, Chilli, and Bandit came onto our screens in 2018.

The charming and wholesome adventures of the family of four pooches can be watched over and over again thanks to ABC Kids. And if that's not enough Bluey for your tribe, there's a real-life Bluey's World coming to Australia!

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2. Play School

Play School
Play School

Did you really even have a childhood if you didn't watch Play School?

Play School has been going since 1966 and still thrills kids with awesome characters, adventures, learning, and more. 

3. The Adventures of Paddington

The best ABC Kids shows
The Adventures of Paddington


If you grew up worshipping Paddington Bear, you can reminisce with the kids when tuning into this new version.

One of the best ABC Kids' shows for 2024, The Adventures of Paddington brings to life everyone's favourite bear as he curiously navigates daily adventures through London.

4. Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

If you've ever wondered why your little one seems to speak with a British accent, you've got Peppa Pig to thank for that!

The British animated show delights preschoolers as they watch all the crazy antics of Peppa, her brother George, and Mummy and Daddy Pig - oink!

5. Andy's Adventures

Adventurous kids can't get enough of Andy, his friend Hatty and their time-travelling clock, which takes them on adventures all over the world.

Some of our favourite Andy's Adventures include Andy's Aquatic Adventures, Andy's Wild Adventures, and Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, all part of ABC Kids shows. 

6. Giggle and Hoot

Giggle and Hoot
Giggle and Hoot

Join Jimmy Giggle and his best mate Hoot the Owl in their world of owl pals, music, hootastic games, and super fun adventures!

7. Room on the Broom 

The best ABC Kids shows
Room on the Broom 

Calling all fans of Julia Donaldson's books to watch the enchanting tale of Room on the Broom come to life on screen.

The darling tale marries themes of friendship and accepting change through the eyes of a kind witch, her trusty cat, and just about every other creature in the woods, but can they all fit on one broom?

Keeping with the theme, Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child are also the best ABC Kids' shows to watch in 2024.

8. Octonauts


The adventures continue with Octonauts, a team of underwater explorers who will stop at nothing to traverse underwater worlds, rescue amazing sea creatures and protect the ocean. 

9. Shaun the Sheep

The best ABC Kids shows
Shaun the Sheep

If you haven't had the pleasure of watching Shaun the Sheep yet, you're missing out.

Shaun the Sheep is one of the funniest ABC Kids' shows that teaches kids to not be afraid of being different - Shaun certainly isn't! Shaun the Sheep is a sheep that doesn't follow the flock - quite the opposite actually, as he leads the flock into all sorts of mischief on Mossy Bottom Farm.

10. Love Monster

Love Monster is an adorable show that teaches children that it's what's on the inside that really counts, as they watch Love Monster tackle being the only hairy monster in a town full of cute and cuddly animals. 

11. The Wiggles

 The Wiggles
The Wiggles

Go on, you know the words - Ready, steady, Wiggle!

If you can handle all the singing and perpetual merriment, The Wiggles can be live and doing the propeller in your house round-the-clock thanks to ABC Kids. 

12. Mister Maker

Mister Maker
Mister Maker

One for all the crafty kids, Mister Maker takes craftercise to a whole new level.

Phil Gallagher is Mister Maker himself and, along with Tocky, loves entertaining preschoolers with his Minute-Made Time, The Shapes Dance, Frame It, and more.

13. PJ Masks

The thrilling adventures of PJ Masks' Catboy, Owlette, and Gecko can be watched every day of the week as they try and outsmart their arch-nemeses, Romeo, Luna Girl, Night Ninja, and others. 

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