Virtual Tours with Mr. Rogers

August 1st, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, August 1, 2014, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

PBS: Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: How People Make Things

 

Age Range: 2-9 (Grades PreK-4, with parental supervision)

 

Part of the larger PBS Kids Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood website, this page offers video segments from the television series of various factory tours. While Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood is typically geared for very young children, do not dismiss checking out these virtual tours with the whole family. At the link above, join icon favorite and beloved neighbor of all, Fred Rogers, to see how the following are made:
  • Balls
  • Crayons
  • Fortune Cookies
  • Guitars
  • Sneakers
  • Wagons

After watching these tours, click the “Videos” link at the bottom of the page to be taken to another page for even more videos. On the right hand side of the screen you will see a list of available videos. Select the “How People Make Things” button to find more factory tours for:

  • Bread
  • Construction Paper
  • Towels

Next select the “Field Trips” button for videos of:

  • A Visit to the Pediatrician
  • A Visit to a Construction Site
  • Yo Yo Ma Visit
  • A Visit to a Fire Station
  • A Visit to an Art Museum
  • Storycorner: Eric Carle
  • Umbrella Dance
  • Dinosaur Exhibit at the Museum
  • Tuba and French Horn
  • Penguins
  • Mister Rogers Visits STOMP!

While you are visiting the site, you may also view full episodes, song snippets, and much more. In addition to the videos, there are loads of coloring pages and games for further learning fun. Every day is a beautiful day for learning and exploring in Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.

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