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Calm at the Clock Factory

Episode: 130a
Air Date: September 3, 2013
Previous Episode: 129 - Neighbor Day
Next Episode: 130b - Calm For Storytime
Purchase/Stream: Amazon

Daniel Tiger is exicted about going to the clock factory with his dad and has to be reminded to calm down at the breakfast table. Mom Tiger shows Daniel that taking a deep breath can help him calm down. Dad Tiger tells Daniel that he is making a new kind of clock at the factory.

On the Trolley, Daniel has to calm down and buckle up before they can leave. After picking up O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat, everyone goes inside the clock facctory where look at the many kinds of clocks made by Dad Tiger. Daniel make-believes that he can play inside the clocks.

Dad Tiger shows the children the new clock he is making -- but first they have to calm down. Everyone helps add the numbers to the clock before Dad reveals the new clock -- a Trolley with Daniel, Katerina, and O. The new clock is hung on the wall just in time for chime time when all of the clocks chime.


  • "Give a squeeze, nice and slow. Take a deep breath and let it go."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy shopping with his dad for a present for his mother.



Some of the clocks inside the factory look like the castle, the treehouse, and Daniel himself.

Scenes and strategies from this episode are included in the books How is Daniel Feeling and I'm Feeling Silly.

The strategy used on this episode was also used on Episode 418.



Episode Credits

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

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