Donkey Hodie is a new puppet series for children ages 3-5 from Fred Rogers Productions and Spiffy Pictures. Inspired by the funny, quirky side of children’s TV pioneer Fred Rogers, this imaginative series follows the adventures of Donkey Hodie, the granddaughter of the original Donkey Hodie character from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Every episode is set in the land of Someplace Else, where Donkey Hodie and her pals empower preschoolers to dream big and overcome obstacles, to work hard and persevere, to be resourceful and discover they can solve problems on their own – and to laugh themselves silly along the way! Donkey Hodie will feature new original music along with reimagined versions of Fred’s iconic songs to reinforce and underscore each story’s positive message. https://youtu.be/qW8CUn_55Uw
Premieres May 3rd on WSKG TV and WSKG 24/7 PBS KIDS.
‘Learning with Littles: Demonstrating Empathy & Perseverance’
January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! Please come along with us, Daniel Tiger and his friends as we explore creative ways to weave social and emotional learning into your classroom. This virtual professional learning adventure is designed and led by fellow educators, and is the third in our four part ‘Learning with Littles’ series for Pre K-2 educators. The hour-long session will highlight exciting resources and models that can immediately be implemented in the classroom. Led by PBS Digital Innovator All Stars Ashley Judd and Mallory Mbalia, this session is one that you do not want to miss.
Raising of America is the first national, fully integrated media/public engagement project that aims to reframe the way Americans look at early child health and development. The U.S. is the wealthiest, most powerful country in the world. So why has our child well-being fallen to 26th? An alarming number of American children are following low developmental trajectories from the start. They enter adulthood with learning challenges, behavioral issues and even poor physical health.
It’s never too early to talk about the importance of education. As part of our local American Graduate project, we encourage all learners – even the youngest – to think about who or what champions them on the path to graduation! This simple activity serves as a great starting point to talk about the importance of education! We made this to use at home, in a daycare setting, or in PreK/Kindergarten. Ask guiding questions such as: “Going to school is important because…”