|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
It's Snowflake Day, a day when everyone gathers in the Enchanted Garden to share music, food, and fun! With the snow falling, Daniel and his parents observe that each snowflake is different: "Snowflakes are just like people. They look a lot alike at first, but one is different and each one is special."
Inside the Enchanted Garden, the stage is set for the show as everyone makes final preparations. Mom Tiger helps Daniel change into his snowflake costume as he spends time practicing his lines. Kateriana Kittycat arrives and puts on her fairy costume and shows the pieces of stage scenery her mother has made. They soon find O the Owl and his uncle X preparing refreshments and Miss Elaina's family practicing music. Chrissie is in the Neighborhood for Snowflake Day and gladly takes on the job of showing everyone where to sit.
The show is ready to begin but Daniel is nervous about being on stage. With encouragement from his friends and family, he is reminded that he is not alone and Daniel bravely delivers his welcome to the audience. The play features Miss Elaina who is visited by a fairy (Katerina) and is offered three wishes. Miss Elaina wishes for three presents (played by O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, and Chrissie) but soon regrets this decision when she realizes that she has no friends to play with. The fairy returns and changes the presents to friends for Miss Elaina.
Just as the show is about to finish, the stage lights stop working and Daniel asks the guests to light the stage with their twinkle light lanterns. The play concludes with Miss Elaina pleased to have three new friends.
Everyone gathers on the stage to release their snowflake lanterns in celebration of Snowflake Day!
Written by Angela C. Santomero & Becky Friedman
© 2013 The Fred Rogers Company
Appearing In This Episode
Daniel Tiger | Dad Tiger | Mom Tiger | Mr. McFeely | Prince Tuesday | Queen Sara Saturday | Prince Wednesday | X the Owl | Music Man Stan | Henrietta Pussycat | King Friday XIII | Katerina Kittycat | O the Owl | Miss Elaina | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | Dr. Anna | Teacher Harriet | Grandpere | Baker Aker
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