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The Playground is Different with Baby

Episode: 204b
Air Date: August 20, 2014
Previous Episode: 204a - Playtime is Different
Next Episode: 205a - Daniel Fixes Trolley
Purchase/Stream: Amazon

Daniel Tiger is at the playground with is friends and family. After swinging with Baby Margaret, he joins his friends to play circus. Prince Wednesday pretends he is on a trapeze, Miss Elaina pretends to walk a tight rope, and Daniel pretends to juggle. Daniel is disappointed when his mom and dad are distracted from his performance. Daniel makes it fun by having Margaret help him with his juggling act.

Daniel make-believes that he is a juggler in a real circus.

It's time to go home but not before the circus parade! Margaret follows Daniel and his friends as they start the parade but they decide to have fun by pretending Margaret is a clown.


  • "When a baby makes things different, find a way to make things fun."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl helping a zoo keeper feed panda bears.



The music that plays during the live action portion of this episode is an instrumental of the Baby Margaret song from Episode 202.

This episode is featured on the Big Brother Daniel DVD release.

The storyline from this episode is featured in the book Daniel Tiger's 5 Minutes Stories.

Scenes and strategies from this episode are included in the books Daniel Goes to the Playground.



Episode Credits

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

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