Who do we want our children to become? Parents approach their work from diverse perspectives and cultural traditions. But on this question, there is widespread agreement: we want our kids to become responsible, hardworking and compassionate. In other words, we want them to have good character. Character development is about building good habits, and habits take time to form. Our character is always a work in progress! We may not know what the world will look like when our children become adults, but we know that virtues will help them flourish in any circumstance.
Growing Up Well: Supporting Your Four-Year-Old's Character Development
Where'd Sir Galahad Go?!
Nature Cat and the gang need to find Sir Galahad before their family gets home!
Cat Measuring Tool
Your child can learn about length and measurement as she uses Cat as a measuring tool to measure the length of various objects at home.
Grit involves sticking with something until you succeed. It gives us the strength to try, try, try again. Grit supports a "growth mindset" — a belief that our intelligence and skills can grow with effort. Kids with a growth mindset thrive on challenges, show resilience in the face of obstacles, and view failure as part of the learning process.Learn More
Your child will learn about rounding to the nearest 10, and when to round up or down.
The agents using grouping to count the missing pies by 5s and figure out Tommy Twosie may be the villain.
The Ballad of Peg the Bold and Brave Sir Cat
Your child will learn to recognize 3D shapes such as pyramids, cubes, and spheres.
Peg + Cat use their knowledge about length and height to rescue the sushi chef and find the fish.
Mr. Frank's Flat Cart
Mr. Frank's cart changed from 3D to 2D but the detectives figured out it was a rectangular prism that is now flat because it changed dimension.
A Perfect Giant Wedding
In this clip, Peg learns about her responsibilities at a friend's wedding and the 6 tasks she must complete in order to help.
P Is for Princess
Your child can learn about the letter P and words that begin with P in this magical princess clip.
Gratitude involves both feeling and expressing our thankfulness; it means we show our appreciation for others. According to the Harvard Healthbeat, "Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships."Learn More
The Queen of the Night
In this clip, your child can learn about nighttime activities and reading time on a digital clock.
Build Good Character Skills with Daniel Tiger
Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key skills necessary for school and for life, using strategies grounded in the teachings of Mister Rogers.Find Activities