Disney Animals

TV review by
Polly Conway, Common Sense Media
Disney Animals TV Poster Image
Fact-filled animal shorts show off nature's cool creatures.

Parents say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

Kids say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Educational Value

Lots of valuable facts about each animal are shared in a kid-friendly manner. 

Positive Messages

We should respect the wonders of nature. 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Animals are the stars here. 

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Disney Animals is a series of short videos (under 5 minutes) about animals. Each episode focuses on one type of animal, like mandrills, seahorses, or naked mole rats. Lots of facts are then packed into each episode, which includes live-action footage of the highlighted animal as well as animated diagrams. Kids who love learning and sharing fun facts will be drawn to these brief but very informative vids. 

Wondering if Disney Animals is OK for your kids?

Parents: Set preferences and get age-appropriate recommendations with Common Sense Media Plus. Join now

Continue reading Show less

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

What's the story?

DISNEY ANIMALS is a series of short videos (under 5 minutes) about animals. Each episode focuses on one type of animal, like mandrills, seahorses, or naked mole rats. Lots of facts are then packed into each episode, which includes live-action footage of the highlighted animal as well as animated diagrams. Narrators Graham Murphy and JeniLynn Knopp offer fun commentary about the animals.

Is it any good?

These shorts are a dream for animal fact-loving kids and grownups alike. Because they're so brief and tightly packed with info, lots of kids will probably appreciate watching these multiple times, especially for their favorite animals. Most of the featured animals are wild, but there are a few that could be found on farms, like pigs and Shetland ponies. Kids who are in the "fun fact" phase will be drawn to Disney Animals -- the videos are fun and easy to watch for the whole family.  

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about wild animals. Which one is your favorite? Have you ever seen one in real life? 

  • Besides watching Disney Animals, how can you learn even more animal facts? Would you rather read more about an animal or watch it in action? 

  • What can humans do to make sure animals are safe in the world? 

TV details

  • Premiere date: December 13, 2018
  • Network: Disney Channel
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: NR
  • Available on: Streaming
  • Last updated: January 7, 2020

Our editors recommend

For kids who love animals

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

Streaming options powered by JustWatch

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality.

Learn how we rate