A Trip to the Enchanted Garden
The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but they are out of strawberries. Mom, Dad and Daniel all head to the Enchanted Garden so they can pick their own strawberries. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to learn something new as he answers his own questions about how strawberries grow.
A Trip to the Crayon Factory
Daniel Tiger, Miss Elaina, and Katerina Kittycat take a trip to the factory to see how people make crayons. Their friend O the Owl has to stay home because he’s not feeling well. At the factory, the children watch the crayons being made. Daniel looks and listens closely because that’s one way to learn. Daniel has an idea to take pictures at the factory and give them to O at the end of the day, so that O can learn about crayons too!
The learning goal of this episode is to encourage children’s curiosity.
The strategy song for this episode is: Look closely to find out!
Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom
Children’s curiosity always needs to be encouraged and supported. More important than what we say is letting our children know that we welcome their asking us about anything they don’t understand. – Fred Rogers
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