If you and the little ones haven’t gotten around to watching Disney’s Frozen II, what better time than while under lockdown? Follow the adventures of royal sisters, Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel), as well as their band of buddies, including Olaf and Sven the Reindeer, in this epic sequel. You can rent or buy Frozen II from the iTunes store or on Google Play.
Speaking of Disney releases, the company’s latest release, Onward, is also available to stream online. Go on a magical adventure with elf siblings, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (voiced by Chris Pratt and Tom Holland), as they go on a quest to spend one last day with their late father. Onward is available to stream on Google Play.
Sonic The Hedgehog
Treat yourself and the kids to a live-action version of a beloved children’s video game and television animation. Sonic the Hedgehog comes to life in this 2020 adaptation starring Ben Schwartz (as Sonic), Jim Carrey and James Marsden. Sonic embraces his new home on Earth. That is, until he accidentally knocks out the power grid and sparks the attention of the evil genius, Dr Robotnik. Now, as the world’s unlikely hero, Sonic must face up against evil and stop Robotnik’s schemes for world domination. Sonic The Hedgehog is available to stream on Google Play.
Trolls World Tour
Were your kids looking forward to the release of Trolls World Tour at cinemas? You’re in luck because Universal Studios has made the film available to stream from the comfort of your home. Join Poppy, Queen of the Trolls, as she tries to unite the seven Troll tribes through their common love of music. Keep an eye out on the Google Play Store for its digital release in South Africa.
Are you parent to a kid who’s in that stage between child and full-blown teenager? Disney’s adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s beloved novel is sure to delight bored tweens in lockdown. The film follows the journey of 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he seeks to find his father who has mysteriously disappeared into a magical world of fairies. Artmeis Fowl was intended to debut at cinemas at the end of May, but will instead go straight to digital on Google Play.
Looking for more ways to keep the kids entertained in lockdown? Check out our list of the best movies to help kids through the COVID-19 pandemic.