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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/rogers/

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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

Closed Captioned How People Make Trumpets/Plans for Comet Celebrating #1561 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a film of Mr. McFeely's visit to a trumpet factory. King Friday declares that an approaching comet belongs to him and decrees a week of celebration in its honor.

  • KET Sunday, March 29 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Opera: A Star for Kitty #1562 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers and Chuck Aber play a game of basketball and talk about the importance of trying hard and playing well—whether you win or not. At a planetarium, Mister Rogers sees pictures of the moon, stars, and a comet.

  • KET Sunday, April 5 at 5:30 am EDT

Opera: A Star for Kitty #1563 [TV-Y]
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis visits Joe Negri's Music Shop, talks about music, and plays "It's You I Like." In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, everyone is still looking for the comet.

  • KET Sunday, April 12 at 5:30 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.

  • KET Sunday, April 19 at 5:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Opera: A Star for Kitty #1564 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers hosts a celebration honoring his television friends and visits a factory to see how candles are made. The comet arrives with a special message, and the residents of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe celebrate Henrietta's birthday.

  • KET Sunday, April 26 at 5:30 am EDT

Opera: A Star for Kitty #1565 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a pair of opera glasses, and the neighbors attend the birthday opera A Star for Kitty.

  • KET Sunday, May 3 at 5:30 am EDT

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.

  • KET Sunday, May 10 at 5:30 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.

  • KET Sunday, May 17 at 5:30 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.

  • KET Sunday, May 24 at 5:30 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.

  • KET Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 am EDT
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Links

Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/rogers/

Products

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS:
   Price available upon request.
   teacher's guide with activities based on episode themes: Mister Rogers' Plan & Play Book
   Family Communications
   4802 Fifth Ave.
   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

VIEWER'S GUIDE:
   Price available upon request.
   "When Your Child Goes to School" booklet
   Family Communications
   4802 Fifth Ave.
   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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