Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood from PBS Kids has a new DVD out called Super Daniel which features 8 Grr-ific tales plus a bonus story. Zoom! Super Daniel is always ready to save the day! There are lots of ways for a young tiger like Daniel to be brave and adventurous such as using his “super powers” to help out friends and solving problems by coming up with his own solutions. Daniel soon discovers that trying new things and being proud of oneself can make anyone feel like a superhero. Whether Daniel Tiger is playing with friends, riding on Trolley or spending the day with his Grandpere life in the neighborhood is always an adventure.
The DVD Has the following shows
Super Daniel: Daniel and Grandpère are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpère take Dad’s lunchbox to the Clock Factory, and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way.
Daniel Doesn’t Want to Stop Playing: Daniel is playing “Trolley” with Mom and Dad in the living room. When Mom tells him that it’s time to work on his school project, Daniel doesn’t want to stop playing. Mom helps Daniel move on by allowing him to pick one more thing to do with his toy Trolley. Daniel makes one last stop and then he’s ready to work on his project.
Daniel Fixes Trolley: Daniel accidentally breaks one of his toy trolley’s wheels while playing. When Mom is too busy to help Daniel put the wheel back on she urges him to try to figure it out on his own and explains that fixing it on his own will make him feel good about himself.
Daniel Tries a New Food: Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family, and she encourages Daniel to try some new foods: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. Daniel is convinced he won’t like Veggie Spaghetti, even though he’s never tried it before. Miss Elaina encourages him to be adventurous and try it. She does the same herself, and even though she doesn’t like all of it, she’s proud of herself for trying.
Daniel is Big Enough to Help Dad: Dad Tiger is building a playhouse, and Daniel wants to help out. Daniel is frustrated that he is not big enough to use the grown-up tools. Dad Tiger shows Daniel that he is just the right size for doing many things to help
Daniel’s New Friend: Daniel and Miss Elaina meet Prince Wednesday’s cousin Chrissie during a playdate at the castle. As they play “knights,” they discover that, although Chrissie needs some help walking, they are the same in many ways.
Daniel’s Friend Say No When Daniel gets to school; he approaches Miss Elaina to play with her, but is frustrated when he finds that she would rather read alone. Daniel learns that sometimes his friends might not want to play with him and that’s OK because he can find fun things to do on his own.
Prince Wednesday Doesn’t Want to Play When Daniel gets to the park, Prince Tuesday and Prince Wednesday are playing together. Daniel wants to join in, but is upset because Prince Wednesday only wants to play with his brother. Soon O arrives, and they both figure out that they can play together since Wednesday and Tuesday are having “brother time”.
Bonus episode Goodnight Daniel: Tonight, Daniel is pretending to be Super Daniel! But after dinner, he has to follow his nighttime routine even though he would rather play. Young viewers follow Daniel as he gets ready for bed and eventually learns that even superheroes get sleepy.
My Opinion: This is a cute movie for ages 2 to 4 year olds with great adventure sin learning about people and trying new things.
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Disclaimer: I was in no way compensated for this review and this is solely my own opinion which may differ from yours