Enjoy the best kids’ content before going back to school, only on STARZPLAY

Aug 27, 2021 by bcw-global

Summertime is almost over, and for kids this means going back to school! But before you set back your alarms and gear up for the new term, treat yourself with a fiesta of entertainment only with STARZPLAY. The MENA region’s fastest-growing subscription video on demand service has curated a list of kid-friendly shows for their youngest subscribers to enjoy anytime, anywhere and from any device.

The kids’ roster includes a mix of learning shows where youngsters can learn creative and life skills as well as fun, light-hearted shows which they can enjoy during the last leg of their summer break. Here’s a look at STARZPLAY’s kids’ content line-up:

The Jungle Book 

After a threat from the tiger, Shere Khan, forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Diana Show Ultimate Mishmash

Five-year-old darling Diana takes viewers on slightly surreal adventures bursting with colour and imagination. From pretend play to unboxing toys, Diana and her family make learning fun for kids through songs, games and creative visual effects.

Peppa Pig 

Peppa lives with her mummy, daddy and her little brother, George. Her adventures are fun, sometimes involve a few tears, but always end happily. Peppa Pig is funny and charming in a way that will appeal to both small children and parents watching with them.


Remy the rat finds himself living beneath a top Parisian restaurant. Despite the dangers of being an unwanted kitchen visitor at an exclusive restaurant, Remy forms a partnership with a garbage boy – who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing culinary talents. As they turn the fine dining world of Paris upside down, Remy finds himself torn between following his dreams or returning forever to his previous existence as a rodent.

Recess All Growed Down 

When the Recess gang meet at a playing area to play croquet, they are captured by kindergartners who do not like them. To escape from them, they reminisce and narrate the stories of their past.


A comical animation with stories that aim to help children develop creativity, sociability, and communication skills. Each CricketPang episode contains stories of friendship, conflict resolutions, cooperation and creativity in ways that children can understand and learn. These fun and light-hearted stories will help children with problem-solving, cooperation and communication skills.

It doesn’t stop here; kids can also enjoy the following shows via the discovery+ add-on channel on the platform. These include:

Chopped Junior

This is a cooking competition with a twist! It requires all the skill, speed and ingenuity of a regular cooking show…except the contestants are children! They may be young, but these aspiring young chefs have grown-up talent in the kitchen. Course by course, these small chefs must take a basket of mystery ingredients and turn it into an extraordinary meal. Then, after each round, they must survive the Chopping Block, where the panel of expert judges are waiting to be wowed. Host Ted Allen leads the kids in this high-energy competition, but in the end, only one student chef will graduate and win the grand prize of $10,000.

Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time S1

With a unique blend of science, eye-popping ingredients and free-spirited comedy, Duff Goldman and a cast of hilarious and fantastical puppets make food science fun for the whole family by teaching basic cooking skills and revealing how ingredients work together to create food we love! Discover new recipes, learn cooking fundamentals, experiment and create new family favourites that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

The Smartest Kids in the World – Description

Based on Amanda Ripley’s bestselling book, The Smartest Kids in the World follows four American teenagers who go abroad to study in the Netherlands, Finland, Switzerland, and South Korea – nations that dramatically outperform the US in education.

Mythbusters Jr.

A new generation of youthful myth busters put popular myths and urban legends to the test, using modern science to separate the fact from the fiction. Adam Savage is back to give these six genius kids a chance to show off their amazing skills. They may be young, but they can definitely keep up with the adults as they tackle myths ranging from driving, explosions, chemistry, physics, pop culture and more. Is it possible to make a functional parachute from duct tape? Can a jetpack be made from fire extinguishers? These questions and many more are answered as these talented teenagers test the limits of science and technology!

With thousands of hours of premium content including blockbuster moviesexclusive TV shows, kids content and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere and from any device.