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Episode 122: Neighborhood Clean Up/ Clean Up Time

Neighborhood Clean Up
A wind storm has made a mess of the Neighborhood playground and no one can play.  When King Friday proclaims that it is Clean Up Day, everyone helps by throwing away  and recycling the trash. The children learn that they can all work together.

Clean Up Time
Daniel and O the Owl are playing “farm” at Daniel’s house. They are having a lot of fun, but are making quite a mess! After losing his watch in a messy room, Daniel realizes that cleaning up and putting his toys away will help him find it.

Learning Goal
The learning goal of this episode is to help children know that cleaning up is everyone’s responsibility.

Strategy Song: 
Clean up, pick up, put away, clean up every day! 

Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom
That chores have to be done before play; that patient persistence is often the only road to mastery; that anger can be expressed through words and non‑destructive activities; that promises are intended to be kept; that cleanliness and good eating habits are aspects of self‑esteem; that compassion is an attribute to be prized ‑ all these lessons are ones children can learn far more readily through the living example of their parents than they ever can through instruction. – Fred Rogers

Read more on How to Engage Children in Clean-up.



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