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Family Day

Episode 413
Title Find What Makes Your Family Special
Family Day
Air Date September 17, 2019

Daniel and his family arrive at the library for Family Day where they are greeted by X the Owl. With many activities to choose from, the Tiger family begins by creating their own special branch for the neighborhood family tree. As Jodi Platypus creates her branch, Daniel sees that Nana Platypus is included and wishes that Grandpere could live with him. Even so, Daniel remembers that all families are different and his is special in its own way.

Making a branch for the Tiger family, Daniel proudly uses and orange crayon. When O the Owl asks to borrow a crayon, the two friends recognize that the Owl family is a different color than the Tigers. Miss Elaina shares that she'll need more than one color for her family. As they color, Daniel and his friends celebrate the wonderful things that make each neighborhood family special. Daniel make-believes that he lives in a rainbow neighborhood.

Everyone gathers around the tree display as the young neighbors present their individual branches and talk about what makes their families special.


Strategy

  • "All families are different. Find what makes your special."

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Episode Credits

Story by Jill Cozza-Turner
Written by Jennifer Hamburg
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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