What to Watch on Disney+ While You’re Home With the Kids

With schools closing and people being asked to work from home, families are getting a chance to spend more time together. Activities like going out to the mall or to the movies may be put on hold for a while. So, in the meantime, if you’re looking for something fun to watch with your kids, here’s a list of shows and movies on Disney+ that the whole family can enjoy.   

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‘Frozen 2’

Disney+ just added Frozen 2 to its catalog, and it’s definitely a movie the entire family can enjoy. The sequel follows Elsa (Idina Menzel) and Anna (Kristen Bell) as they venture into the unknown to find the mysterious voice that calls them. 

Movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Disney+

If your family has missed out on any of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, now’s a great time to take advantage of the Disney+ Marvel catalog. The extensive list of superhero films on the streamer includes Thor and its sequels, and all three Iron Man films.

You can also find all of the Captain America and Avengers movies, two Guardians of the Galaxy films, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel.

‘Marvel’s Hero Project’

There’s nothing more uplifting than the inspiring stories of  Marvel’s Hero Project. The unscripted docuseries follows young, real-life heroes as they go above and beyond to help their communities. 

The first season features 19 half-hour episodes. Each one tells the true story of an extraordinary kid who is dedicated to making the world a better place. 

All the ‘Star Wars’ movies and series on Disney+

From A New Hope to The Force Awakens, Disney+ carries almost every movie from the Star Wars saga. Spin-offs including Rogue One and Solo are also available. And you can find shows like The Clone Wars, Lego’s The New Yoda Chronicles, and The Mandalorian on the streamer as well. 

As reported by Deadline, The Rise of Skywalker may come to Disney+ sometime later this year.


If your family is in the mood for laughs, then Aladdin will definitely fit the bill. The Disney live-action remake stars Will Smith as the Genie and features upbeat versions of the original songs. 

Other live-action remakes on Disney+ include The Lion King and The Jungle Book. Lady and the Tramp, Dumbo, and Beauty and the Beast are also available on the streamer.

‘The Chronicles of Narnia’

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is based on author C. S. Lewis’ fantasy series. It follows the story of four young British siblings who come upon a magical wardrobe. The wardrobe leads them into a wild fantasy world full of exciting creatures and adventures. The sequel to the movie, Prince Caspian, is also available on Disney+.

‘Pete’s Dragon’ on Disney+

Starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford, Pete’s Dragon is a heartwarming movie that the whole family can enjoy. The film is centered around a mysterious young boy who claims to live in the woods with his dragon. 

‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

For a movie night full of music, wonder and magic, stream the original Mary Poppins on Disney+. The Academy Award-winning classic stars Julie Andrews in the titular role.