Best Spanish Bilingual Kids TV Shows
As a family working hard to raise little Spanglish citizens, we wanted to share a few of our favorite Spanish bilingual kids TV shows for toddlers, preschoolers, and little kids with you.
All of these shows are fun, vibrant, beautifully illustrated television shows for kids ages 4-8.
This list includes some of our favorites + some of the most popular bilingual children’s television shows.
All of these shows are available online and in the information below, we’ll show you exactly where to watch them.
Our hope is that this list will help you to get started raising bilingual babies. Scroll down to see the full list!
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El Perro y El Gato
El Perro y El Gato is an adorable bilingual children’s show from HBO Latino that features two funny, quirky friends; a lovable, overexcited orange dog (El Perro) and his laid-back, always hungry pal, a purple cat (El Gato). The show is designed to help children learn a new language in a playful, humorous and engaging way. Through their adventures, Perro and Gato use their imaginations to explore the world and make up stories about the things they love and places they plan to visit.
Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer is broadcast on Nickelodeon and follows the adventures of young Dora and her friends; Boots, Backpack, Map and other animated characters. In each episode, kids can join Dora on her adventures and help her solve problems in an interactive format that’s fun and engaging for young kids.
Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go! is broadcast on Nickelodeon and follows the adventures of Diego Marquez, a young action-adventure hero who loves nature and animals. As Dora the Explorer’s older cousin, he sometimes includes her on his various animal rescue missions with his sister Alicia and their family.
Handy Manny is a bilingual tv show for preschoolers, broadcast on Disney, that features handyman Manny Garcia and his talking tools, including Turner the screwdriver and Dusty the saw. The series teaches basic Spanish words and phrases and exposes kids to Latin culture. Other lessons focus on working together and problem solving as a team.
Oh Noah! is broadcast on PBS Kids. The show follows a young boy, Noah, who has moved in with his grandmother and lives in a place where everyone speaks Spanish. Join Noah and his friends as he navigates new adventures in each episode and does his best to learn about language misunderstandings on his comic misadventures.
Watch on PBS Kids
Nina’s World is a Canadian-American animated children’s television series broadcast by Sprout. The show is an animated prequel to “The Good Night Show” featuring Nina as a six-year-old girl. The show centers on Nina, who is Mexican American and lives in a vibrant multicultural neighborhood with her Mami, Papi, and Abuelita, voiced by none other than the legendary Rita Moreno.
Maya and Miguel
Maya and Miguel is a bilingual children’s show produced by Scholastic Studios. The show follows a ten-year-old girl, Maya and her twin brother Miguel as they explore and share the lives of their family, relatives and a richly diverse neighborhood of friends, while presenting culture and language learning as fun and rewarding for all children.