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Daniel Uses His Words

Episode 125
Title Daniel Uses His Words
All Aboard!
Air Date May 20, 2013
 

Daniel Tiger is playing with his farm animal toys while Mom Tiger is cleaning up around the house. After taking out a barn and a tractor, Daniel goes to his room to get his blocks so he can make a fence. Meanwhile, Mom Tiger assumes Daniel is finished with his farm toys and puts them away.

When Daniel returns to continue playing farm, he is upset when he finds that his toys are not where he left them. Having difficultly expressing his anger, Daniel is encouraged by his mother to use his words. By doing so, Daniel is able to clearly communicate his feelings to his mother who gladly helps him rebuild his farm.

While Mom Tiger builds a block house for Tiger, Daniel make-believes that he and Tigey are farmers on a real farm.

Miss Elaina arrives wearing a firefighter's helmet. She and Daniel put away the farm toys and go to his room to play firefighter. Needing someone to rescue, Miss Elaina takes Tigey from Daniel and tosses him on the bed. Clearly upset by having his toy taken away, Daniel uses his words to express his feelings. Miss Elaina understands and gives Tigey back to Daniel before the go on playing firefighter.


Strategy

  • "Use your words."

Songs


Appearing In This Episode


Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy visiting a fire station.

  


Notes

  • As Mom Tiger cleans up, then later as Daniel and Miss Elaina clean up, they sing Clean Up, Pick Up, Put Away.
  • The fire station visited during the live action segment is in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Hazelwood.
  • This episode is included on the DVD Daniel Visits the Farm.
  • Purchase a digital download of this episode on Amazon.com or iTunes.

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Episode Credits

Written by Becky Friedman
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

2013 The Fred Rogers Company

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