All your questions answered to keep the little one’s entertained this half term


With the Spring Bank Holiday having led into May half-term, you might be wondering what you’re going to do to keep the kids entertained over the coming week. To help, the team at Sky Q have put together a roundup of the best children’s TV shows on air. And, with Sky Q, the next-generation TV platform offering customers ten children’s channels you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to keeping them entertained.

From indulging in a spot of animal love by tuning into Unikitty to getting involved in the trials and tribulations of SpongeBob SquarePants, these shows are bound to buy you some peace and quiet while the little ones enjoy some TV time.

Nick Jr

One of the world’s most loved pigs is airing on Nick Jr this week. And, with eight back-to-back episodes, your children will be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing an episode to watch!

BabyTV – My Hockey Pokey and Activity Nursery Rhymes

BabyTV the first 24/7 channel for kids, babies and toddlers and it offers you a variety of shows and games aimed at the youngest members of your family. From My Hockey Pokey time to Activity Nursery Rhymes, this colourful energy-filled channel will cheer the most over-tired of little ones up no matter what hour of the day it is.

Cartoon Network – Unikitty

Animal lovers can enjoy episodes of Unikitty on Cartoon Network this week. This American animated television series produced by The Lego Group and Warner Bros has plenty going for it as Unikitty, the ruler of the kingdom, and her days are busy with royal responsibilities.

Boomerang – Wizard of Oz and Mr Bean: The Animated Series

From 6am your kids can enjoy tuning into Boomerang which will be showing episodes of Wacky Races, the new Looney Toons and the Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, not forgetting the iconic Mr Bean: The Animated series. Shows start from 6am.

Nicktoons – SpongeBob SquarePants

What better way for your kids to unwind than by watching an episode or two of their favourite spongy cheese, SpongeBob SquarePants.


For Sky Q customers all these shows are available on the Sky Kids app on IOS and android which is aimed at children aged from 6 months to 12 years. The app which allows kids to create their individual profile with their name, age and personalised buddy also offers exclusive content including Sky Ocean Rescue: Dive in & Do It and Revolution Skills which teaches people how to skateboard, skate, scoot & bike like the pros.