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Daniel's Happy Song

Episode: 308a
Air Date: January 18, 2017
Previous Episode: 307b - Treasure Hunt at the Castle
Next Episode: 308b - Prince Wednesday's Happy Birthday
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It's snowing outside and Daniel Tiger is inside playing with Mom Tiger and Margaret. Seeing her children play together makes Mom Tiger sing: "This is my happy song and I can sing it all day long." Sharing her joy, Daniel sings along.

Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat arrive with their stuffies and join Daniel in his room to play. Remembering a time they went skating, the friends make a pretend skating pond for their stuffies on the floor as they continue singing their happy song.

Daniel make-believes that he is playing with his stuffies outside in the snow.

Daniel has an idea to make a sled for the stuffies and goes to ask his mom for an empty box. When he sees that Margaret has lost her stuffed panda and is upset, he helps her find it.

With an empty box, Daniel and his friends make a pretend sled for their stuffies.

When Lady Elaine Fairchilde arrives to pick up the girls, everyone shares the many fun things that they did -- all of which made them very happy!


  • "This is my happy song and I can sing it all day long."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes two girls on a treasure hunt in their house.



Daniel and his friends look at a picture in his room of his ice skating. This seems to be reflective of a scene from Episode 207a.

This episode is featured on the DVD 20 Tiger Tales.



Episode Credits

Written by Becky Friedman
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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