Daniel Gets Mad
Daniel Tiger and his friend Prince Wednesday are very excited to play at the beach today. But then it rains, and Mom Tiger says they cannot play outside, making them very mad. Mom Tiger helps the boys with their mad feelings and find ways to calm down and think. They take a deep breath, count to 4, and that helps them make a grr-ific new plan — to make an inside beach instead!
Katerina Gets Mad
Daniel and his friends are excited to be able to try the new instruments at Music Man Stan’s Music Shop. But Katerina Kittycat really wants to play the triangle. She gets very,very mad when someone else picks the instrument she wants to play. Music Man Stan helps Katerina find ways to deal with her mad feelings – like taking a deep breath, counting to 4 – and then dancing and stomping and singing.
The learning goal of this episode is to help children deal with their mad feelings.
The strategy song of this episode is: When you feel so mad that you want to ROAR,
Take a deep breath and count to four. 1…2…3…4…
Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom
“Human beings are not born with self-control. We have to learn what to do with the mad that we feel. Learning to control ourselves is a long, hard process. It happens little by little. In fact, it is something we work on all through our lives.”
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