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Baking Mistakes

Episode: 216b
Air Date: February 15, 2016
Previous Episode: 216a - Daniel Makes a Mistake
Next Episode: 217a - Daniel Thinks of Others
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Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday are helping out at Baker Aker's bakery. Making a special treat for their friends and neighbors, they decided to make Trolley cookies. As Baker Aker helps, the friends follow a recipe, but as Prince Wednesday adds milk to the bowl, he spills it on the table. Baker Aker reminds Prince Wednesday that everyone makes mistakes and he can learn from the mishap.

Cutting the cookie dough, Daniel breaks one of the Trolley cookies. Prince Wednesday reassures him with the lesson he just learned himself: "It's okay to make mistakes." Baker Aker shows Daniel that the broken cookie can be added back to the dough and a new cookie can be cut.

Daniel make-belives that he lives in a world where everything is made out of cookies.

When the cookies are ready, Baker Aker accidentally breaks the wheels off of a few Trolley cookies. Daniel and Prince Wednesday encourage Baker Aker and find that they can use chocolate circles to replace the broken wheels. The friends set out to share the cookies with their neighbors.


  • "It's okay to make mistakes. Try to fix them and learn from them, too."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl helping to make cookies at a bakery.



This episode is featured on the DVDs Recipe For Fun Collection and Daniel's Winter Wonderland.

The storyline from this episode can be found in the book Daniel Tiger's Treasury of Stories.



Episode Credits

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

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