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  • 101 Dalmatian Street: A large majority of the Puppies are voiced by actual children.
  • Abby Hatcher: Many of the Fuzzlies are voiced by kids.
  • Adventure Time:
  • The Amazing World of Gumball:
    • Gumball and Darwin are 12 and 10, respectively, and were initially cast by actors about the same age. After three years of production, during which both had their voices noticeably deepen, they were recast by actors who were four years younger at the beginning of the third season. About three years later, both characters had their voices changed again partway into the fifth season. Finally, Darwin's voice actor changed again early in the sixth season, less than a year later. There's always an in-universe event that suddenly causes the characters to suddenly sound younger, much to their confusion.
    • Anais was also cast with a child voice actor, albeit one who started five years older than the character, because finding an actual 4-year-old who can talk like a Child Prodigy would be extremely difficult. Since her voice hasn't changed as much, the same voice actress has played Anais well into her teens.
  • Animaniacs: Skippy Squirrel was voiced by Nathan Ruegger, the then-preteen son of show writer Tom Ruegger. As he started going through puberty near the end of the show, his voice was noticeably electronically altered to attempt to maintain his prepubescent tone.
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    • The Flame was voiced by Nate's younger brother, Luke, who would also voice Loud Kiddington in Histeria!.
    • The semi-recurring character of Little Blue Bird was voiced by Nate and Luke's younger brother, Cody, who would go on to voice Big Fat Baby in Histeria!.
    • Also, the Randy Beaman Kid was voiced by Colin Wells, the then-preteen son of writer/producer Deanna Oliver.
  • Arthur: Numerous young male characters have been voiced by actual boys, including the title character. Oddly enough, D.W. has always been voiced by pre-pubescent young boys as well. Arthur, D.W., The Brain, George, the Tibble Twins and several other younger boy characters have been recast numerous times throughout the show's 24-year run.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender:
    • Aang is voiced by Zachery Tyler Eisen, who was twelve at the time of the show's start. Another main character, Toph Bei Fong, is voiced by Jessie Flower, who turned twelve the same year her character was introduced. Any other kids their age or younger are voiced by children of the same gender and approximate age, and most teenagers are played by same gender voice actor that are usually at least a bit older (for instance Sokka is 15 and his VA was 18 when they started). The exceptions are Suki and Zuko, whose voice actors Jennie Kwan and Dante Basco were in their 30s.
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    • An interview reveals that the series creators "really wanted" a real kid to play Aang, rather than Cross-Dressing Voices, and that as Eisen's voice has been deepening, the show's sound people have been artificially pitching it up, without the creators even noticing.
    • In the Sequel Series, The Legend of Korra, Tenzin's kids (the only prominent child characters) were all voiced by kids too.
  • Atomic Betty: The titular character was voiced by an actual girl around her age, Tajja Isen. Averted with other child characters however, who are all voiced by adults.
  • In virtually all Animated Adaptations of Babar, the title character's four children, Pom, Flora, Alexander, and Isabelle, are all voiced by actual kids. Likewise, stories set during Babar's childhood have him voiced by an actual kid too, along with Celeste (who was voiced by a young Tara Strong in the first 2 seasons of the Nelvana series) and Arthur. Same goes with the kids in the Sequel Series Babar and the Adventures of Badou.
  • Beetlejuice: Then 14-year-old Alyson Court voiced Lydia, who was not much younger. Court had also voiced other child characters during this time, such as Veronica Lodge on The New Archies. Fellow Canadian voice artist Tara Charendoff (today Tara Strong) was 15 when she voiced Beetlejuice characters Claire Brewster and Prudence, but she can still knock a child character voice out of the park today.
  • The Berenstain Bears (2003): Brother and Sister are voiced by kids. While Sister kept her voice throughout that show's run, Brother went through two voice actors, one of them being Michael Cera.
  • The child characters of Bluey are voiced by children of the program's production crew and are not credited as voice performers.
  • The Boondocks: Jazmine DuBois was voiced by Gabriela Soleil, who was about 10 years old (same age as her character) when the show began.
  • The child characters in Bubble Guppies, as well as some of the animals, are voiced by actual kids.
  • In the German dub of the Bugs Bunny cartoon "Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Bunny" actual children voiced the child versions of Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, who in the original version were voiced by the then 72-year-old Mel Blanc.
  • The eponymous character of Caillou, as well as his little sister Rosie, have both been voiced by children, with Caillou's voice always being provided by girls.
  • Charlie, Lola and all the characters on Charlie and Lola are voiced by actual children. Although the children refer to adults, even asking them questions, no adult voices are ever heard.
  • The Chicken Squad: Coop, Sweetie and Little Boo are voiced by kids.
  • Chowder: The title character, Panini, Gorgonzola, and Ceviche are all voiced by children. By the final season Chowder's voice was several times deeper than it originally had been due to his voice actor hitting puberty.
  • The Christmas Tree is a good example of how this can backfire. The child characters seem to be voiced by actual five- and six-year-old kids with little to no voice direction. The result is a lot of mumbling, slurring and bad acting. Bizarrely averted with one child who is clearly voiced by someone much older and sounds entirely out of place from the rest of the kids. Another one has an oddly distorted voice, possibly indicating that child was also voiced by someone older, and the voice sped up to try and hide this.
  • Out of the mostly adult cast of Clarence, only few of the child characters were voiced by minors. The most notable example of this is Jeff, who was voiced by the then-teenaged Sean Giambrone and as such experienced a change in voice when the actor hit puberty.
  • Classical Baby uses appropriately aged children to voice any child characters.
  • On Clue Club (a 1976 Scooby-Doo expy from Hanna-Barbera), 13-year-old Dotty was voiced by then 11-year-old Tara Talboy.
  • Danny Phantom:
    • A teenage voice actor was ideally wanted to voice Danny; however, none of them were considered "heroic enough".
    • Danny's female clone, Danielle, was played by the then 13-year-old AnnaSophia Robb.
  • Across the DC Animated Universe, The Batman and Batman: The Brave and the Bold, any Robin younger than college age was voiced by a boy. Save a small bit, Tim Drake's laugh-to-crying as Joker Junior in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, which was provided by the show's voice director.
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Lilly Aspell voices a young Diana. Aspell was cast because she played the same role physically in the DC Extended Universe Wonder Woman films.
  • Dennis the Menace: Brennan Thicke voiced the title character. He was 10 when the first season was in production and 12 during the second.
    • All-New Dennis the Menace stars Adam Wylie, then 9 years old, as Dennis.
    • Cruise Control features Walter Cronkite's grandson Peter (also 9 at the time) as Dennis.
  • Dink, the Little Dinosaur: Dink, Amber and Shyler were all voiced by children.
  • Dinosaur Train: Buddy, Don, Tiny and Shiny were all voiced by actual children. While Tiny and Shiny kept their voices throughout the show, Buddy had four voice actors and Don had two voice actors.
  • Chris Nee's two series, Doc McStuffins and Vampirina, have child actors also. The former's title character had two voice actresses, both of whom were 12-13 when starting out. The latter's title character is voiced by a 12-year-old girl.
  • Dot.: Pretty much all the child characters are voiced by actual kids, including the eponymous character.
  • Dragon Hunters: 10-year-old Zaza was voiced by 14-year-old Annie Bovaird.
  • Dragon Tales: Max, Emmy and Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their characters.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy: Jimmy was voiced by Keenan Christensen, who was fourteen when the show first started. Christensen then evolved his voice into a falsetto after he hit puberty.
  • Elinor Wonders Why: Elinor, Olive and Ari are all three voiced by kids, along with the other younger recurring characters.
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Mac is voiced by Sean Marquette, who, surprisingly, was not replaced after he had gone through puberty, but instead had his voice digitally pitched up. Though it is still obvious if one compares episodes from Season 1 to episodes afterward. Marquette had also previously been on the Nicktoon Rocket Power. This example is particularly interesting when one realizes that Mac's 13-year-old brother, Terrance, is voiced by a woman (Tara Strong) even though the character has a fairly deep voice.
  • Franklin: Noah Reid (9-10 years old at the time the program first starting airing) was the voice of the original Franklin Turtle for the first five seasons, as well as the films Franklin and the Green Knight: The Movie and Franklin's Magic Christmas. Cole Caplan (around 12-13) replaced him for the film Back to School with Franklin and the sixth season. Cameron Ansell (14-15) voiced the character for the film Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure, and finally Graeme Jokic (13-14) was brought in for the All-CGI Cartoon spinoff Franklin and Friends. Some of the other child characters on the series were voiced by children as well.
  • CH Greenblatt's Harvey Beaks reuses this with its main trio of Harvey, Fee and Foo, as well as all the supporting kids except Dade (who is voiced by Greenblatt himself) and Princess (voiced by Andres Salaff, one of the show's writers).
  • On Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater, the eponymous character was voiced by the 13-year-old Tara Charendoff, who would later go on from that first role to become more widely recognized as Tara Strong.
  • Hey Arnold!: Most child characters were voiced by actual children (Brainy is the exception, being voiced by show creator Craig Bartlett) and most of the boys' voice actors were replaced many times over the series run:
    • Arnold himself had fournote . The first actor to play Arnold (Toran Caudell) was given a new recurring role after his voice dropped, as the fifth-grade bully Wolfgang. The second Arnold (Phillip Van Dyke) made two guest appearances as One Shot Characters Sandy and Ludwig.
    • Gerald's voice actor (Jamil Walker Smith) is an exception. There's even an episode that explains why his voice changed, "Gerald's Tonsils". Though Smith was finally replaced when Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie was made, since he was in his thirties at that point and far too old to do a child's voice.
    • In addition to Arnold, Curly and Eugene were voiced by several actors; one of the Eugenes (Ben Diskin) went on to become an adult voice actor despite having to be replaced.
    • However, a few of the male actors were kept all the way through along with Gerald: Harold's actor's voice broke after the pilot, but the creators felt his deeper voice suited the character better and he was kept on; Stinky, whose voice did break, though it was simply ignored and not justified like Gerald's was; and Sid, who managed to evade puberty for the entire five-season run, until the last three episodes, produced a year after the rest of the fifth season. He was replaced, appropriately enough, by his younger brother.
    • The Jungle Movie continued that trend for the most part, with most of the original child actors replaced with other children due to the sixteen-year Sequel Gap between the original production run and this film. However, Francesca Marie Smith (Helga), Anndi McAfee (Phoebe), Justin Shenkarow (Harold), Olivia Hack (Rhonda), Danielle Judovits (Big Patty) and Danny Cooksey (Stoop Kid) all reprised their roles despite now being adults.
    • Anndi McAfee is a borderline case, as she was 17 when the show premiered and was 38 when The Jungle Movie came out.
  • In Hey Duggee, Betty, Norrie, Roly, Tag and Happy are all voiced by kids. So far, while Betty and Happy kept their voices throughout the series, Norrie, Roly and Tag each have two voice actors.
  • Hilda: Bella Ramsey voices the titular eleven-year old blue-haired adventuress.
  • Histeria!: Loud Kiddington and Big Fat Baby were voiced by actual children.
  • Jackie Chan Adventures: Jade and Paco were voiced by age appropriate actors, though their voices changed significantly as the show went on.
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake, Izzy and Cubby are all three voiced by kids. Throughout the series, Jake had four voice actors and Izzy and Cubby had two voice actors and actresses.
  • Johnny Bravo: Little Suzy was voiced by then 8-year old Mae Whitman.
  • Nickelodeon's KaBlam!:
    • The main kids in The Off-Beats segments were voiced by young children, most notably Mischa Barton as Betty-Anne Bongo. The later episodes had several of the kids' voices sounding a bit lower, including the females (who were voiced by girls). The only adult voice actors were series creator Mo Willems (who voiced September the dog and Grubby Groo) and Kevin Seal (who provided Tommy's yelling voice.)
    • Both Henry and June were voiced by real kids, with Noah Segan (Henry) being twelve and Julia McIlvaine (June) being nine when they began playing the two ten-year-olds in early 1996. By the second season, Henry's voice had broken, while June's voice gradually got lower as the show went on.
    • Like Henry and June, Loopy and Larry from Life with Loopy were also played by real kids. And like Henry, Larry's voice broke in the second season. Danielle Judovits, who voiced Loopy, was nine when she began playing the seven-year-old protagonist in the pilot ("Goldfish Heaven") when produced in 1994 and fourteen by the time production ended in 1999, causing Loopy to have a much lower voice in later episodes.
  • Kid Cosmic has the title character and Rosa, who are voiced by actual children, Jack Fisher and Lily Rose Silver respectively.
  • The Possible Twins, Jim and Tim, from Kim Possible, are both played by Shaun Fleming. He was 12 while recording season one, when the "tweebs" were 10. According to producers, Tim and Jim got a redesign and height boost in season four, either to justify Shaun's voice change or to justify a new actor. In the end, Disney went with a new actor, also a young boy: 13-year-old Spencer Fox, better known as Dash from The Incredibles. Of course, by season three, Fleming's voice had obviously broken, and no attempt was made to hide it. This had the bizarre result of the "tweebs" looking older but sounding younger than they had in the previous season.
  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Wolf is implied to be not much older than eleven, although her voice actress, Sydney Mikayla, was sixteen when the show premiered.
  • Life with Louie: Tommy is voiced by an actual child, Miko Hughes, who also played Jeremy Creek in The Town Santa Forgot.
  • A Little Curious: Bob the Ball was voiced by Cameron Bowen, who was 10 years old at the time of the show's premiere.
  • In the 1980s The Little Rascals series, Scott Menville and Shavar Ross, then both 11, were Spanky's and Buckwheat's respective voice actors. The dwarf actress Patty Maloney, then 46, who had played furry male roles in the 1970s, was aptly cast as Darla Hood.
  • On the Llama Llama animated series, according to producer Reed Duncan,note  several of the child characters are voiced by actual children. The youngest is six years old.
  • The Loud House: Lincoln is voiced by a boy about his age. Likewise, his friend Clyde. His sisters are all voiced by adult women, though.
  • Madeline: Madeline's first voice actress, Marsha Moreau, was eleven years old when she started and fourteen by the end of her tenure. Andrea Libman was also eleven when she took over the role, although she continued to voice the character until age eighteen, after which fifteen-year-old Chantal Strand replaced her. Likewise, Pepito's voice actors have all been real boys. Some of Madeline's eleven schoolmates have occasionally been voiced by adult actresses, but not always.
  • The Magic School Bus: All four of the boys are voiced by real boys, and all of their voices break over the course of the series.
  • The second Nelvana cartoon based on Rosemary Wells' books is Max and Ruby, which had an actual young child to provide the voice of Max at least twice during the show's run.
  • Mixels: Nurp (the infant half of Nurp-Naut) was voiced by very young child actor Justin Grollman, who, in supplemental work for a live-action short he was in, was revealed to only just be going into kindergarten.
  • Moral Orel: Shapey Puppington was voiced by the creator's daughter, Tigger Stamatopoulos.
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot: In the Latin American Spanish dub, Jenny was voiced by an actual 16-year-old teen.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • When the series started, the Cutie Mark Crusaders were voiced by young girls. Their voice actresses hit puberty during Season 4, but the foals didn't, thus creating some Vocal Dissonance in the characters. Sweetie Belle's voice used to squeak heavily, but by Season 5 it no longer did. Season 7 finally decided to show that the CMC are aging, thus explaining their maturing voices.
    • In her two Season 3 appearances, Babs Seed was voiced by Bryan Drummond's then teenaged daughter Brynna.
    • Patton Oswalt's then-nine-year-old daughter Alice voiced Wind Sprint in the Season 9 episode "Common Ground".
    • Pipsqueak was voiced by a child actor. He went through two voice actors: William Lawrenson in one episode and Graham Verchere in three episodes after Lawrenson's voice changed.
  • My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Darby, Roo and Lumpy were voiced by actual children.
  • A lot of Nick Jr. animated titles seem to go along with ensuring that actual children portray child characters now. The Backyardigans and Go, Diego, Go! are two of the more notable examples. The weird part is, Uniqua in the former is voiced by a girl, but has a fairly deep voice for her gender and age.
    • Blue's Clues: Sidetable Drawer was voiced by then five-year-old Aleshia Allen, and the voices that help Steve were also provided by children.
    • Blue's Clues & You!! also uses this practice, starring child actors from other current works aired on Nick Jr.. Also, Polka Dots was voiced by Gagen Graham-Arbuthnot who was still a child the time of that show's run.
    • Dora the Explorer has been voiced by three different girls throughout the show's 15-year run.
  • Noddy's Toyland Adventures:
    • While Noddy has traditionally been voiced by women (such as Denise Bryer and Susan Sheridan) in older media and various incarnations. In the British and American dub of Make Way For Noddy, Noddy is voiced by an actual boy which extends to the UK and U.S. dubs of Toyland Detective.
    • In the American dub of the show that was made for The Noddy Shop, Tessie is voiced by an actual girl despite her age never being stated. This was also carried to the US/Canada dub of Make Way For Noddy where she was voiced by Jesse Vinet best known for voicing Sheegwa and Rosie.
  • In The Owl House, the 12-year old Gus Porter is voiced by the 15-year old Issac Ryan Brown, and his voice notably deepens by the time season 2 rolls around.
  • The dogs and Ryder on PAW Patrol are all voiced by kids, changing from time to time. For example, Ryder, Chase and Marshall have all had three voice actors and counting.
    • Skye and Rubble kept their original voices throughout the first five seasons. In the sixth season, they got new voices.
    • Tracker was originally voiced by David Lopez, but by Season 8, he is now voiced by Mateo Carnovale.
  • Most PBS animated series use this for their child characters, such as Let's Go Luna!, Peg + Cat and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, the latter of which uses several of the same cast members from PAW Patrol.
  • All of the characters in the Peanuts animated specials (save Snoopy and Woodstock and a handful of mostly offscreen adult characters) are voiced by children, which is retained in the Hebrew dubs. The first special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, may even be the Trope Maker, seeing as how it was the first time a cartoon used actual children to voice child characters. While there were some professional child actors involved—Charlie Brown has always been voiced by a working child actor, and Peanuts alums include a young Stacy Ferguson (Sally), Jeremy Miller of Growing Pains (Linus), Taylor Lautner (Joe Agate in He's a Bully) and the likes of Noah Schnapp, Madisyn Shipman and Francesca Capaldi in The Peanuts Movie—many of the actors were non-professionals who were very young, and had to have their lines cued to them since most of them either couldn't read the scripts properly or couldn't read them at all. The stilted dialog that the characters provide later became a staple of the Peanuts specials.
  • Peep and the Big Wide World: Peep and Chirp were voiced by real kids, although Quack's voice was provided by the adult Jamie Watson.
  • Peppa Pig has had four child voice actors portray the titular character, with the third, Haley Bird, starting out the role as a child and holding onto the role long after she was a child before she retired.
  • Phantom Investigators: All of the kids were voiced by actual children or teenagers.
  • In Pikwik Pack, Suki, Axel, Hazel and Tibor are all four voiced by kids.
  • The Powerpuff Girls (2016):
    • In the Latin American Spanish version, Bubbles has a child voice actress.
    • In the English version, Bubbles is voiced by a then-13-year-old.
  • The Proud Family: Penny Proud and Sticky Webb were voiced by then teenagers Kyla Pratt and Orlando Brown. Penny’s voice notably got deeper as Pratt went through puberty.
  • The 9-year-old cast of the primetime edition of Punky Brewster voiced their cartoon counterparts in the Saturday morning iteration.
  • A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Fred, Velma and Daphne are voiced by children, while Don Messick and Casey Kasem reprise their respective roles as Scooby and Shaggy. Fred's voice actor apparently went through puberty as his voice is slightly deeper in later episodes.
  • Puppy Dog Pals: Bingo and Rolly are voiced by child actors. Other young characters such as Chloe, Keia, Lollie, Auggie and Mo are also voiced by child actors.
    • In the fourth season, Bingo and Rolly got new voices by new voice actors which were named Elisha Williams & Gracen Newton after their original voice actors Issac Ryan Brown and Sam Lavagnino couldn't voice the two characters anymore due to hitting puberty.
  • Rainbow Fish: Rainbow, Blue and Sea Filly are voiced by pre-teen kids along with some other child fish characters.
  • Ready Jet Go!: Sean, Sydney, Mindy and Mitchell are all voiced by pre-teens. Sydney and Mitchell's VAs got replaced in the TV movie with younger voice actors, which is part of season 2.
  • Recess: All of the main kids were also voiced by like-gender children (apart from Spinelli, voiced by the adult Pamela Adlon Segal). Apart from TJ, who went through four actors during the show's course, the voices stayed the same throughout the show.
  • All of the kids on Rolie Polie Olie are voiced by real kids; Olie himself was Cole Caplan (also known for replacing Noah Reid as the title role in the final season of Franklin), while his sister Zowie was voiced by Kristen Bone (who also voiced Snail in Franklin and Maggie of Maggie and the Ferocious Beast)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964): The fellow fawn Clarice was voiced by the then fifteen year-old Janis Orenstein.
  • The titular child character of Salty's Lighthouse was voiced by then eleven-year-old Rhys Huber.
  • Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Sheegwa the kitten was voiced by Jesse Vinet who was still a young girl at the time of the show's run.
  • Both of Craig Gerber's shows, Sofia the First and Elena of Avalor, all have child characters voiced by children within the same age range, whether through replacements or whenever they first started voicing the character. For example, in the former, Ariel Winter (Sofia) and Darcy Rose Byrnes (Amber) were both 14 when the show came out, meaning they were 12-13 when recording. James has gone through three voice actors due to puberty (Zach Callison, Tyler Merna and Nicolas Cantu). The latter has Isabel voiced by Jenna Ortega, who turned 14 the year the show came out, meaning she was 12-13 when recording. The "Adventures in Vallestrella" shorts have their baby Jaquins voiced by Gia Lopez, and the sons of Craig Gerber and Sam Riegel.
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog/Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM): Similar to the early video games, Tails was voiced by child voice actors Christopher Welch and Bradley Pierce respectively. In Christmas Blast, Chris Turner voiced Tails due to Welch's voice having changed already.
  • South Park: Kindergartners are voiced by young kids, even when they curse. A notable example is Ike whose voice is provided by various toddler children or relatives of the production staff. This accounts for his dialogue being Baby Talk prior to Season 10. Trey Parker and Matt Stone have said finding the right voices for these roles is tough due to the "small window when children sound adorable before they sound like little assholes". Averted for the older kids, who are voiced by adults with their recordings pitched up.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Some child characters were voiced by children. In fact, some of these roles were played by the kids who sang in the show's opening theme!
  • Steven Universe: When initially cast, the voice actors for Steven (who also voices Onion), Connie and Peedee were fourteen or fifteen (only a few years older than the characters, save for Onion). However, all three characters only age about two years over the course of the series, by which point the actors reached their twenties.
  • Stickin' Around: The child characters were voiced by real kids, one of whom was a young Noah Reid in his first acting role. That said, Reid wasn't actually any of the main characters, with most of the others only having this series and one or two other cartoons as their only major roles (one of the more notable exceptions however is Amos Crawley as Russell).
  • Most of the animated adaptations of Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit have actual children voicing Peter Rabbit and his sisters Mopsy, Flopsy, and Cottontail. The most notable would have to be Mopsy, Flopsy, and Cottontail who were voiced by girls in Peter Rabbit and The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends. Past adaptations would usually have Peter's sisters voiced by grown women, such as one episode of the HBO Family series HBO Storybook Musicals, while Peter was voiced by a young boy, and the Merrie Melodies short "The Country Boy", where all of the bunnies were voiced by women. An interesting case of this happens in the 2013 CGI series, Peter Rabbit, where Cottontail is voiced by a girl who is around the age of 5 or 6 because that series' version of Cottontail is a toddler.
  • TaleSpin used children to voice Kit, Molly and their friends. When the voice of Kit's original actor started to change, he was replaced by another child with a similar voice.
  • Many of the young train engine characters in Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go are voiced by actual children and young teenagers, with Meesha Contreras voicing the young Thomas the Tank Engine. This sadly was one of the examples of this trope backfiring, as many Thomas fans didn't like their performances.
  • 3-2-1 Penguins!: Both Jason and Michelle Conrad had two child voice actors. Jason's first voice actor, Mark Marten, was around 7-9 years old. His second voice actor, Quinn Lord, was 7 years old. Michelle's first voice actress, Melissa Peterson, was around 7-9 years old. Her second voice actress, Claire Corlett, was around 7.
  • The Nelvana Animated Adaptation of Rosemary Wells' Timothy Goes to School book and Yoko & Friends series. It uses actual children to voice at least four characters (Timothy, Yoko, Charles, and Juanita). Lisa Yamanaka, who voices Yoko, is the most notable since she started hitting puberty at the time of the show's original run in 2000 and may have been a preteen. Lisa previously voiced Wanda Li on The Magic School Bus back in 1994 and later voiced Sherry in Resident Evil 2.
  • Total DramaRama: Cody and Gwen are respectively voiced by Wyatt White and Lily Bartlam, who are actual children. In the Latin American Spanish dub, strangely enough, Cody is done by a pre-teen girl Angie Mallo.
  • T.O.T.S.: Pip and Freddy are both voiced by child actors, as are many of the babies.
  • The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Tika and Franklin are voiced by child actors.
  • Whisker Haven Tales with the Palace Pets: All Palace Pets are voiced by children, most under 8 years old. Berry went through two voice actresses.
  • The Wonder Pets! are animals, but young ones and Ming-Ming in particular is specifically described as a duckling. The iconic Elmuh Fudd Syndwome exhibited by her character ("This is sewious!") is a Throw It In from the child voice actress hired to voice her not having grown out of this at the time she was cast.

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