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Mister Rogers talks in a way young children understand, at a pace they can absorb and with a consistency that creates a calm, safe place for preschoolers. Topics with sensitive emotional concerns are always carefully blended with fun and whimsy to match a young child's interests and level of understanding.

TV Schedule

Dance #1574 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers talks about how his parents taught him to dance and visits Arthur Mitchell at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Lady Elaine changes the name of her business from the Always Happy Dance Studio to the Sometimes Happy Dance Studio—and admits that even men can learn to dance.

  • KET2 Saturday, April 12 at 6:00 am EDT

Environment #1617 [TV-Y]
Mr. McFeely takes Mister Rogers to a recycling center to see what happens to discarded bags, bottles, and cans. The residents of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe learn that the dumps at both Some Place Else and Westwood are full and wonder where they're going to put their trash.

  • KET2 Saturday, April 19 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Environment #1618 [TV-Y]
Mr. McFeely shows a film about Leo Sewell, a sculptor who uses things other people have thrown away as his raw material. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the neighbors ask the Goats of Northwood for help with their garbage problem.

  • KET2 Saturday, April 26 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1576 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers explains that everyone makes mistakes sometimes. Ventriloquist Susan Linn shows how she uses puppets to help people talk about their feelings. X the Owl makes a mistake and writes a note saying he's sorry to Audrey Duck, who accepts his apology and then writes a poem about how she feels.

  • KET2 Saturday, May 3 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1577 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a film about how books are made. Then he finds a mistake in a book he is reading and explains that some errors are easier to correct than others.

  • KET2 Saturday, May 10 at 6:00 am EDT

Mistakes #1578 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a film about how people make erasers—which help people correct some of their mistakes. Daniel Tiger wonders whether he has made a mistake, but Lady Aberlin reassures him that he's doing just fine.

  • KET2 Saturday, May 17 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1579 [TV-Y]
Concert pianist André Watts plays some of his favorite compositions and explains how learning from his own mistakes helps him become a better musician.

  • KET2 Saturday, May 24 at 6:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1580 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers explains that making mistakes is just part of being human. Then he visits Brockett's Bakery, where Chef Brockett is having trouble whipping a batch of cream. When the castle is decorated for a poetry reading, Prince Tuesday learns that even his father makes mistakes.

  • KET2 Saturday, May 31 at 6:00 am EDT
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   "When Your Child Goes to School" booklet
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