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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

Jugglers - Flying Karamazov Brothers/Macaroni Factory #1716 [TV-Y]
World-famous jugglers the Flying Karamazov Brothers visit Mister Rogers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X the Owl wants to teach everyone to fly.

  • KET Sunday, December 21 at 5:30 am EST

Eric Carle-Author-Illustrator/Fortune Cookie Factory #1721 [TV-Y]
Mr. McFeely brings a video about how fortune cookies are made and gets some of the cookies in return. Mister Rogers visits author-illustrator Eric Carle, who shows him how he creates artwork for children's books.

  • KET Sunday, December 28 at 5:30 am EST

Ready To Read? #1756 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers meets a baby elephant. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday wants to know what's in a mysterious backpack.

  • KET Sunday, January 4 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Friends #1506 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers buys a pair of shoes at his friend Buzz Wagner's shoe store.

  • KET Sunday, January 11 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Friends #1507 [TV-Y]
Mr. McFeely accompanies Mister Rogers to Betty Aberlin's house, where they watch Betty's friend Mary Jo Barron teach a group of children some games and songs.

  • KET Sunday, January 18 at 5:30 am EST

Friends #1508 [TV-Y]
At a restaurant, Mister Rogers visits the kitchen to see how food is prepared and meets the chef.

  • KET Sunday, January 25 at 5:30 am EST

Friends #1509 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows how to make a variety of musical sounds using bottles filled with water.

  • KET Sunday, February 1 at 5:30 am EST

Day Care #1517 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers visits a zipper factory. The King and Queen leave for their trip to the Royal School of Castle Management, leaving Prince Tuesday in the care of Mr. Aber.

  • KET Sunday, February 8 at 5:30 am EST

Day Care #1520 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers visits a factory where graham crackers are made. The King and Queen return from their trip, and Prince Tuesday says goodbye to his "night- and day-care giver." King Friday tells his son that he's proud of him for coping so well while the King and Queen were away.

  • KET Sunday, February 15 at 5:30 am EST

Work #1530 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers talks about his work of making television programs and writing songs, then shows a film of children playing and explains that, in a way, play is a kind of "work" that kids do.

  • KET Sunday, February 22 at 5:30 am EST

Music #1546 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows how the studio musicians play the music for his TV show. King Friday wants to have a bass violin festival, but he is the only one who actually plays the bass violin. Lady Elaine tries disguising her accordion as a bass violin so she can be part of the festival.

  • KET Sunday, March 1 at 5:30 am EST
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   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

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

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