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Episode 135: Duckling Goes Home/Daniel Feels Left Out

Duckling Goes Home: Today at school, the kids learn that Ducky has grown too big for their classroom, and it’s time to take him back to the farm. Daniel and Miss Elaina are quite upset about the news. The children cope with their sadness in different ways, and they feel better –little by little.

Daniel Feels Left Out: On their way home from the neighborhood grocery store, Dad and Daniel stop by the tree house. O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat have been playing together all day, and are even having dinner together! Daniel feels left out. Mom and Dad Tiger help Daniel cope with his sad feelings, and he feels better-little by little.

Learning Goals

The learning goal of this episode is help children identify feelings and learn ways to manage them.

The strategy song of this episode is: It’s ok to feel sad sometimes, little by little you’ll feel better.

Fred Rogers Timeless Wisdom

“Using words gives children power over their feelings so they can work on controlling them, instead of feeling controlled by their feelings. Using words helps children separate their feelings from actions.” – Fred Rogers

Read More on Helping Children with Sad Feelings

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