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Daniel's First Haircut

Episode: 406b
Air Date: January 7, 2019
Previous Episode: 406a - Daniel Visits the Dentist
Next Episode: 407a - Daniel's Obstace Course
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Daniel is using craft supplies to make a funny face when Dad Tiger notices that Daniel's hair has grown long enough that he needs a haircut. Dad explains to Daniel what will happen by cutting the hair on Daniel's funny face craft.

When Daniel arrives next door for his haircut, Nana Platypus is already cutting Prince Tuesday's hair. Miss Elaina arrives to have her hair braided. Since Daniel is still a bit nervous, she takes a seat in Nana's special chair as Daniel observes. While Miss Elaina has her hair braided, Daniel make-believes that everything in Nana's hair salon is making music.

When it's his turn, Daniel takes a seat in the chair and feels more comfortable when Nana Platypus explains everything she will do during his haircut. Talking about what will happen makes Daniel feel much better about his first haircut.


  • "When we do something new, let's talk about what we'll do."


Appearing In This Episode


The strategy used in this episode -- "When we do something new, let's talk about what we'll do." -- is the same one used in Episode 102.

The storyline from this episode is featured in the book Daniel Gets His Hair Cut.



Episode Credits

Written by Jill Cozza-Turner & Holly Walker
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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