Daniel Tiger 's Neighbourhood Is An American Canadian Based Animated Childrens Tv Series

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Chester Krupa-Carbone 500652158 RTA 956 - Children 's Programming Major Paper Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood is an American-Canadian based animated childrens tv series. The tv show builds on the existing family oriented tv series the Neighbourhood of make-believe from Mister Roger’s Neighbourhood. (Wikepedia) The show debuted on PBS stations on September 3, 2012, and is still currently airing today. This tv series follows the life of a preschooler, a 4-year-old tiger named Daniel Tiger, and some key social skills that he learns throughout his adventures in school. Daniel is a very nice and loving character, and speakers directly to the viewers, making them connected with the story. The viewer is taken through a day in the life of Daniel, and explores some themes, emotions, and conflicts that a preschooler may experience. The content explored is very familiar to the demographic audience because they will be going through similar experiences in their school. The viewers can relate to Daniel 's adventures, and to the skills and knowledge teached to learn and grow. Each episode contains two 11 minutes segments that focus on two socio-emotional themes. For example: failure and sharing. The series uses repetition, visual learning strategies but a lot of musical elements to highlight those themes. They incorporate catchy “strategy songs” to easily gage the young viewers. These songs are also available as singles or as albums, so the viewers can listen

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