Daniel Gets a Shot
Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. And Daniel finds that the shot was not so bad after all!
A Stormy Night
Daniel and O the Owl are having fun playing outside in the rain until a thunderstorm builds up and worries them. When Mom Tiger teaches them to think of something happy, O and Daniel learn that the thunderstorm is not so scary after all!
The learning goal of this episode is to help children better manage their fears by feeling brave and strong.
The strategy song of this episode is: Close your eyes and think of something happy.
Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom
There are many times in life when we can’t solve our children’s problems or get rid of their fears. Perhaps all we can do is to provide a safe, loving place and a willingness to listen while children work through whatever is bothering them.
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