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Episode 123: The Dragon Dance/ Teacher Harriet’s Birthday

The Dragon Dance
In school the children are all helping Teacher Harriet with a big art project: creating a dancing dragon! Everyone is eager to finish so the dragon can dance, but they learn that they need to work together so the big project can be finished.

Teacher Harriet’s Birthday
It is Teacher Harriet’s birthday and the children want to surprise her.  Mom Tiger helps them decorate the classroom with streamers and the children learn that they need to work together to make a special birthday present surprise.

Learning Goals
The learning goal of this episode is to help children learn about cooperation.

The strategy song of this episode is: Work together! If you can’t do it alone, work together!

Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom
“The ability to play with other children is an important achievement of early childhood. Friendships become ‘give and take,’ filled with ups and downs, as children learn to compromise, cooperate, and work through differences in feelings and styles” – Fred Rogers

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