If you've watched Brainchild, and want more shows that will boost your kid's brainpower, we have 5 smart suggestions just for you.
Brainchild is a cool & clever documentary series from Netflix which aims to inform and entertain kids. It explains the crucial things that all kids should know. It doesn't dumb things down but nor does it make things so complicated that kids are put off.
Our list is considered family-friendly viewing. The series and documentaries we've chosen below should be suitable for most children aged 7+. However, only you can judge the suitability of these shows for your own children.
We've included the documentary series Our Planet which occasionally shows animals in distress and dying. As such, this documentary may not be suitable for younger children.
The fate of Bear Grylls is in your hands. Or at least in your remote control as you guide the intrepid adventurer through the jungle, desert, mountains, and mines of the world in this interactive survival series. A bit more interesting and engaging for kids.
Teaching history to kids can be a nightmare. But Kevin Hart cuts through all the boring bits leaving a fascinating collection of stories about unsung black heroes. It's funny, engaging and very interesting whether you're an adult or a child making it perfect for family watching.
Brain Games has successfully managed to be both great fun and educational which is quite an achievement. It's perfect for kids and families as it's so interactive and is a great way to learn and have fun at the same time.
Like an Aussie version of Great British Bake Off but with desserts. Headed by master patissier, Adriano Zumbo, Just Desserts follows 12 home cooks as they battle it out for a $100,000 dollar prize. Sound premise, it's just a bit repetitive and needs an injection of life.
One of the best shows that Netflix has ever aired, Our Planet will leave you amazed at the sheer depth and breadth of the animal kingdom across the world. Narrated by David Attenborough, it is truly unmissable.
Hopefully one of these shows will keep you entertained until the next season of Brainchild drops. If you're looking for kids movies and series – be sure to check out our guide to the latest Netflix & Amazon kids series here.