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Animal-themed children's animations on Kanopy

by Lucy Neill

Take a look at our top animal-themed animated films and shows for your little ones to watch on Kanopy. Perfect to keep them entertained over the Easter break!

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Watch the beloved picture book by Mo Willems come to life in this animated short.

When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place -- a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before.

Watch Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

All About Animals

Learn something new about animals! Join these animal friends and family as they experience nature’s gifts.

Watch All About Animals

I Want My Hat Back

Inspired by Jon Klassen's children's book. Bear's hat is gone. None of the animals have seen it. He is starting to become despondent, until his memory is sparked by a deer who asks just the right question.

Watch I Want My Hat Back

Bear Has a Story to Tell

In this endearing tale of friendship, animals are helped by Bear to get ready for winter. But will they be awake long enough for him to tell his story?

Watch Bear Has a Story to Tell

Purrfect Cat Stories

Cats make great cuddle companions and friends! Engage, delight, and foster joyful learning with these short stories.

Watch Purrfect Cat Stories

Misho and Robin TV show

Misho, a cute little cat, and Robin, a wise old owl, are an inseperable duo who's shenanigans are sure to be a delight for younger viewers. Made in conjunction with a child pyschologist, this series offers unrelenting fun, whilst also teaching viewers about the importance of good manners, friendship and much, much, more.

Watch Misho and Robin

Voyage to the Bunny Planet

In this beloved trilogy of stories by Rosemary Wells First Tomato, Moss Pillow and The Island Light - three bunnies, each experiencing a truly dreadful day, are whisked away to the gentle Bunny Planet, a place that lies "far beyond the moon and stars".

Watch Voyage to the Bunny Planet