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A visit to a kindergarten

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Mister Rogers talks about the first days of school. He visits a kindergarten classroom and talks with a teacher about the similarities and differences between home and school. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Trolley is pretending to be a school bus, and King Friday orders construction of a new school.

Episode 1461   |   1979
Episode 1461: A visit to a kindergarten
Episode 1462: A visit to a first grade classroom
Episode 1463: Worrying about starting school
Episode 1464: The first day of school
Episode 1465: Riding a school bus