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Daniel's Lunch

Episode: 402a
Air Date: July 12, 2018
Previous Episode: 401b - Daniel's Royal Good Time
Next Episode: 402b - Daniel's Toy
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It's lunch time at school and Daniel is "egg-cited" to eat the egg salad sandwich Dad Tiger has made for him. As the lunch helper, Prince Wednesday distributes lunch boxes to his friends. When Daniel opens his lunch, Miss Elaina does not like the smell of his sandwich and Daniel's feelings are hurt. Teacher Harriet helps them to understand that "we like different things and that's just fine. But remember to be kind."

The class uses a collection of recycled containers for an art project which inspires Daniel to make-believe about the many things he could do with a giant milk carton. With a real milk carton, Daniel decides to make a bird house.

At home, Dad Tiger is feeding Margaret. Although he does not like the look of her baby food, he remembers the good advice of Teacher Harriet. Outside, they hang the birdhouse in a tree.


  • "We like different things and that's just fine. But remember to be kind."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl making lunch with her mom.




Episode Credits

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

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