Fred Rogers cared deeply about conservation and taking good care of our planet. He created a whole week of Neighborhood episodes about the environment. But he didn’t want to make young children feel responsible for solving our environmental problems or worry about the future of our planet. He believed strongly that children need to trust that we adults are doing all we can to care for our world.
On the other hand, Fred also knew that there are things young children can do, and that there are ways we can help them grow to be caring stewards of our world. Here’s one example of the many ways he encouraged children to appreciate things in the world around us.
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