Fun animation films to watch with your children

Animation films to watch

Spending time with your children can involve a number of activities, including watching awesome films. Fortunately, companies are churning quite a number of animation films that are not only fun to watch but also comes with great lessons that your children can benefit from.

Here are some of the animation films that you and your family will enjoy.

Coco (Rated PG)

Twelve-year-old Miguel dreams of being a musician just like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. However, his family has had a ban on music for more than 90 years. His desperation to become a musician lands him in the Land of the Dead, where he meets Hector and unlocks the real story behind his family’s history.


Breadwinner (Rated PG-13)

Based on a novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis, Breadwinner follows the story of 11-year old Parvana, living in Afghanistan under the Taliban. After her father is wrongfully arrested, things become difficult for her family. Parvana is then forced to cut her hair and pretend she is a boy to be able to provide for her family as she seeks ways to find her father and get her family back together.

Moana (Rated PG)

An adventurous teenager, Moana is torn between her duty to her people as the next in line for Chieftaincy and her love for the sea. But an opportunity presents itself when the sea chooses her to be the one to find Maui, a demigod, to return the heart of goddess, Te Fiti.  What follows is a journey of self-discovery, filled with fun, laughter and sometimes terrifying moments.

Inside Out (Rated PG)

Eleven-Year-old Riley is a fun loving girl whose world is changed when her family moves to San Francisco.  As she struggles with the changes that come with the new city and new school, we are taken into her mind where we encounter her emotions. Joy, Sadness Anger, Fear and Disgust guide Riley’s actions and we get to see the importance of going through all the emotions without suppressing one.


Zootopia (Rated PG)

In this film, we are taken into the Mammal metropolis, run and controlled by mammals of all kinds. Judy Hopps has just joined the police service and wants to prove herself.   She picks a complicated case and has to partner up with a sly fox to solve it. They both have to work with clues to deal with the shady people and solve the case. At the same time, they are able to learn about and overcome stereotypes about each other and other animals in the metropolis.


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