Daniel Tiger with friends
  • Additional Daniel Tiger "Isms"/Topics

    We won't necessarily cover these at school, or at least not in depth, but you may find them to be helpful at home

    • When something is new, holding a hand can help you
    • When we do something new, let’s talk about what we’ll do
    • Close your eyes and think of something happy (when scared)
    • See what it is, you might feel better (Fear/Courage)
    • Wherever you go, you can find something you know to help you feel better (travel)
    • When you’re away you can play this game, find what’s different and what’s the same
    • When you’re upset you can find a way to feel better
    • Ask questions about what happened, it might help (dealing with loss)
    • You can change your hair or what you wear, but no matter what you do, you’re still you
    • Dress up any way you choose. Find a way that’s right for you.
    • I like you, I like you, I like you just the way you are (you are special)
    • Sharing with you, is fun for me too
    • Everyone is big enough, big enough to do something
    • You’re big enough, you’re big enough to think of what to do
    • When grown ups are too busy to play with you, look around, look around look around to find something else to do
    • You can be a big helper in your family; There's time for you and baby too; When a baby makes things different, find a way to make things fun
    • Mad, mad, mad! It helps to say I’’m mad.
    • You can be mad at someone you love. When you are ready, give them a hug.
    • Do something nice for you neighbor. Do something nice for your friend.
    • When you get hurt, find a grown-up to help you feel better.
    • If there’s something you need, try to make it yourself
    • Enjoy the wow that is happening now.