‘Mum what’s on telly?’ Your questions answered in time for half term

With the Spring Bank Holiday having led into May half-term for many families, you might be wondering what you’re going to do to keep the little one’s entertained over the coming week, especially as the weather forecast is for rain…

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

Whether you’re looking to teach the kids to feel inspired to jump in puddles or hoping for some quiet time for all involved, let an episode of Peppa Pig be your aid and your inspiration.

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 or night 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.

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.

EJ Ward

EJ manages all news content for Panda Radio in the UK, and prepares news for other stations in our radio group. Experienced in news reporting, and specialising in breaking news and political reporting, as well as on-the-ground reporting from conflict and hostile environments and major UK incidents. EJ is always on the hunt for hard news, specifically content relating to the UK, Europe and China. Find him on Twitter @EJWardNews