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The truth is, although I’ve been working in children’s media for (gulp) over 20 years, I still have a million questions about what actually works for the preschool set. I was also asked once, “What have you learned from Blue’s Clues, Super Why & Daniel Tiger that helps you with being a better mom?”  I thought, what an awesome question! This blog is my search to answer those questions and share what I’ve learned over the years.

Interviews

Mister Rogers’ Legacy Lives On for Today’s Kids

Angela speaks with Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Power of Creative Play with Tony award nominee & pal, Johnny Tartaglia

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Creator Angela Santomero

 

Creator of “Blue’s Clues” & “Super Why!” shares how she uses creative play at home with her kids to encourage their imagination.

Fred Rogers Oral History Project – PBS

Summer Activities from Daniel Tiger & Blue’s Clues

Summer slide got you worried? Well, I’ve always said that quality media can help kids continue to learn outside of the school environment. So today, I’m going to briefly share some activities that we’ve pulled directly from Daniel Tiger, Blue’s Clues, etc. to continue that learning and summer F-U-N!

Preschool Clues for a Screen-Filled World

As a mom and a kids' show creator, I know my philosophy about kids - based on child development, education, and instructional television & media - which are sprinkled throughout each and every one of my shows, from Blue's Clues on Nickelodeon, Super...

ANGELA’S CLUES FOR A HEALTHY MEDIA DIET

Building your kids’ Healthy Media Diet is like creating the most delicious (& nutritious) smoothie. Find out with my infographic from “Preschool Clues” found right here!

Blue’s Clues UPDATE

In 1995 my boss at Nickelodeon shared with me that the network wanted a new game show for their 2 to 5 year old audience. As a researcher, I was a good writer but I knew that I had never written a TV series before. However, I did understand the minds of their target...

Blue’s Clues UPDATE

In 1995 my boss at Nickelodeon shared with me that the network wanted a new game show for their 2 to 5 year old audience. As a researcher, I was a good writer but I knew that I had never written a TV series before. However, I did understand the minds of their target...

Blue’s Clues UPDATE

In 1995 my boss at Nickelodeon shared with me that the network wanted a new game show for their 2 to 5 year old audience. As a researcher, I was a good writer but I knew that I had never written a TV series before. However, I did understand the minds of their target...

Radical Kindness for You

I truly need to get “Radical Kindness” into your hands so that I can hear how it has benefited your life and the lives of those around you! If you haven't heard the latest, “Radical Kindness: The Life Changing Power of Giving and Receiving” will be released on March...

Radical Kindness for You

I truly need to get “Radical Kindness” into your hands so that I can hear how it has benefited your life and the lives of those around you! If you haven't heard the latest, “Radical Kindness: The Life Changing Power of Giving and Receiving” will be released on March...

3 Reasons to Pause Like Daniel Tiger

The pause that Daniel Tiger takes is intentional. It also serves as a strong strategy for parents assisting in their child’s development. I believe in this so much that I’m giving my book, Preschool Clues, away right here. See for yourself!

How to discuss Scary Events with your Child

Superheroes with the power to read, salt and pepper shakers that talk and toe tapping strategy songs are a large part of my day. They serve as a means to help preschoolers share, cooperate and enjoy their environment that they are a part of. So, how do you talk to...

Mom 2.0 Recap

Bloggers, Mammas, Movers, Shakers, and Awe-Inspiring Change Makers. From the 10 Year Anniversary of Mom 2.0 Summit one thing is clear…The Future is Female.  From meeting the inspiring rockstar that is Brene Brown who dared us to DARE GREATLY, meeting the the lovely...

Fatherly Speaks with Angela Santomero

Thanks to my new friends at Fatherly for their latest post entitled, "The Creator of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ on Keeping Fred Rogers’s Message Going". I sat down last week to speak with Fatherly's Carlos Mejia about perspective, inspiration and the value of...

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