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Margaret's Bathtime

Episode: 218b
Air Date: February 17, 2016
Previous Episode: 218a - Daniel Takes Care of Snowball
Next Episode: 219a - Friends and Feelings
Purchase/Stream: Amazon

Daniel Tiger is playing with his toy horse when he is called to help his mom who is giving Margaret a bath. He helps calm his fussy sister by finding a toy for her to play with.

When Mom Tiger reminds Daniel how much she enouch caring for he children, Daniel decides to stay and help some more. He sings as Mom Tiger washes his sister's hair and comforts her when she becomes restless.

Back with his toy horse, Daniel make-believes that he is taking care of the animals on a silly farm.

When he hears Margaret crying, Daniel offers to play with Margaret while Mom Tiger makes a snack. He invites his sister to play with his animal toys and helps her find her sheep toy when it is lost.


  • "Taking care of you makes me happy, too."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl helping at a bunny farm.



When Margaret waits for her snack, Daniel reminds her, "While you wait, you can play, sing, or imagine anything." This is the strategy featured in Episode 113.

This episode is included on the DVD Daniel Visits the Farm.

Portions of this episode were used in the storyline of the book Daniel's Bath Time.



Episode Credits

Story by: Angela C. Santomero & Becky Friedman
Written by: Jill Cozza Turner
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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