Who do we want our children to become? Parents approach their work from diverse perspectives and cultural traditions. But on this question, there is widespread agreement: we want our kids to become responsible, hardworking and compassionate. In other words, we want them to have good character. Character development is about building good habits, and habits take time to form. Our character is always a work in progress! We may not know what the world will look like when our children become adults, but we know that virtues will help them flourish in any circumstance.
Growing Up Well: Supporting Your Three-Year-Old's Character Development
"All of Us Together" Song
The Tiger Family celebrates being together with a song around the campfire.
To Catch a Double
Your child will begin to understand the concept of doubling, which is to add a number to itself.
Playing pretend restaurant can be fun and help build memory and literacy skills.
Grit involves sticking with something until you succeed. It gives us the strength to try, try, try again. Grit supports a "growth mindset" — a belief that our intelligence and skills can grow with effort. Kids with a growth mindset thrive on challenges, show resilience in the face of obstacles, and view failure as part of the learning process.Learn More
Math in the Bath - Costume Box
Peg makes height comparisons between different imaginary people and animals.
Finding the Farm
Your child will learn to identify the tens and ones digits in larger numbers, and how they can count on.
This musical clip teaches about using information to make predictions about events that are likely to happen.
Training Video #94 - How to Deal with a Saffron Slimer
Your child will learn about using a pan balance to compare weight.
Gratitude involves both feeling and expressing our thankfulness; it means we show our appreciation for others. According to the Harvard Healthbeat, "Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships."Learn More
Build Good Character Skills with Daniel Tiger
Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key skills necessary for school and for life, using strategies grounded in the teachings of Mister Rogers.Find Activities