These elephant movies for kids are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages! Add them to your zoo or jungle theme lesson plans.
As you begin planning your elephant activities for kids, be sure to include a few educational and/or engaging movies.
Among the elephant movies featured below, you’ll find nonfiction movies, cartoons, and more.
Elephant Movies for Kids
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of movies about elephants that your kids are sure to enjoy.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Thomas & Friends:Henry & the Elephant
Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. So make sure your ticket is stamped and don't miss the train for another fun-filled adventure with Thomas & Friends.
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!
Horton Hears A Who is the story of an elephant that discovers a small town on a 'speck' on a piece of clover, inhabited by the 'Whos'. They believe their perfect world will never be disrupted, blissfully unaware that Horton is saving them from disaster time after time.
The Impossible Elephant
Impossible Elephant is a charming film which explores Daniel's desire for a pet, and the unlikely fulfillment of that wish. For Daniel it's about believing in the impossible, and for his father Steven, it's about re-learning the need to believe and to look forward, not backwards.
Babar - King Of The Elephants
Orphaned and raised in the city, the educated elephant Babar returns to the jungle to marry his longtime love Celeste and build the town of Celesteville, having many adventures along the way.
Whispers - An Elephant's Tale
Whispers, an innocent and adorable baby elephant who's just learning to walk on his own four feet, finds himself separated from his loving mother, Gentle Heart. In his desperate search to find her, he meets the cynical loner Groove, an outcast from her own herd who never wanted to be a mother. Together, this unlikely pair braves danger after danger on their incredible journey to find water and Whispers's mother.
Dreams soar all the way to the Big Top when a baby elephant that can fly saves the day!
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A lost orphan boy and a giant elephant team up to take down an elephant poaching syndicate.
The Blue Elephant (aka Jumbo)
Khan is a little elephant with big dreams of becoming a hero. When he gets separated from his herd, he'll need the help of his new friends and a whole lot of bravery to find his family and fulfill his royal destiny.
When brave elephant Rock sees his wife, Melody, kidnapped by the powerful human king, the mighty warrior will need some jumbo-sized help.
Based on a true story, 12 year old Tom and his misfit friends fight to save Buster the baby elephant during the air raids on Belfast in 1941.
Which of these movies about elephants will you watch first?