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Daniel Explores Nature

Episode: 209a
Air Date: April 20, 2015
Previous Episode: 208b - Daniel's Love Day Surprise
Next Episode: 209b - Daniel's Nature Walk
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Daniel is playing with his toy Trolley when he and Margaret spot a pair of birds outside. Along with Mom and Dad, he and Margaret go outside to find the birds and explore nature. Mom Tiger suggests that "there's so much to explore when you're outside."

When Daniel locates the birds, he discovers that they are building a nest. He does his best to help find pieces they might be able to use. As he looks, he discovers and ant hill and make-believes that he is exploring the ant world underground.

Katerina and Henrietta stop by on their way to the bakery and invite Daniel to join them. When he says he'd rather continue exploring, Katerina decides to join him instead. The wind picks up and the bird nest falls from the tree. Luckily, Dad Tiger is right there to pick it up and put it back where it belongs


  • "There so much to explore when you're outside."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a family playing in the park before sunset.



This episode is featured on the DVDs It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Explore the Outdoors.

The storyline from this episode can be found in the books Daniel Tiger's Treasury of Stories and Daniel Loves to Explore.



Episode Credits

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

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