Aug 8, 2013 9:02 AM EDT
Captain Kangaroo actor Cosmo Allegretti, who voiced characters including Grandfather Clock and Dancing Bear, has died, The Associated P… Read more
The genial, soft-spoken man made every day `special' and every kid welcome in this long-running series. Once described as `a singing psychiatrist for children,' Rogers used puppetry, songs and storytelling to teach youngsters about family values and how to (more…)
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.
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.
Bill Nye "the Science Guy" stops by to show a science experiment using baking soda and vinegar to blow up a balloon. Mister Rogers shows a video of dump trucks at a construction site, and In Make-Believe, all that was lost is found.
From PBS Kids - Mister Rogers plays dress-up with wigs and glasses, and says that, “You can get dressed up in the fanciest of things, but the best style comes from inside, and it often spreads on your face with a smile.” He shows a video about how people make sneakers. In Make-Believe everyone is looking for the King’s lost crown.