In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe Arts Festival, the neighbors find their own ways to express themselves.
Rogers witnesses a majestic ballet dancer and her teacher.
Rogers makes a shaker out of small lid tops and a can before seeing several homemade instruments played at Negri's Music Shop.
Mister Rogers visits with Maya Lin at her studio to see how she first makes small models of big things she is working on.
Mister Rogers visits with Koko the gorilla who has learned how to communicate in sign language. In Make-Believe, there's a gorilla, too, who seems scary until the neighbors get to know him. And there's a video of how people make play balls.
Mister Rogers visits with Koko the gorilla who has learned how to communicate in sign language.
Rogers brings back The Potty Book that he had introduced back in 1989, and reads it in full, this time.
Magician David Copperfield teaches Mister Rogers how to do a magic trick. It takes lots of practice. In Make-Believe, X is giving flying lessons, and there’s a video of what the world looks like from a bird’s point of view.
Rogers visits Eric Carle, author and illustrator of children's books.
Magician David Copperfield teaches Mister Rogers how to do a magic trick.
There’s a visit with the juggling group, the Flying Karamazov Brothers, a video of how people in a pasta factory make macaroni and talk about liking you "just the way you are."
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" stops by to show a science experiment using baking soda and vinegar to blow up a balloon.
Mister Rogers visits with STOMP! the percussionist performers who use everyday objects: brooms, pipes, buckets and their hands and feet, to make exciting music.
Lady Aberlin, dressed as a lion, discovers the dour Prince Tuesday.
Rogers and Mr. McFeely ride an elevator and an escalator in a mall, to compare the differences.
Rogers hangs a paper chain through the kitchen.
Adults may find the pace too slow, but children are calmed by Mr. Rogers gentle demeanor. This long running PBS series, aimed at kids under 7, introduces kids to simple pleasures like playing the piano and visiting neighbors.