Reaffirming the importance of human interactions in children’s lives
Ensuring that technology use complements children’s social interactions and play
Discovering the best answers to the “why” and “how” inside Fred’s work
In every neighborhood, all across our country, there are good people insisting on a good start for the young, and doing something about it.
IN THE ARCHIVE
FRED BY THE NUMBERS
he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame
Fred started playing piano
number that was named MISTERROGERS
Fred’s years growing up in the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, surrounded by family and friends, helped to shape what was to become his life’s work.
Fred knew that children’s television had the potential to be more than entertainment—it could meet young viewers’ developmental needs.
This inspiring collection of quotes captures Fred’s ability to touch and inspire people from all walks of life through his words of wisdom and universal kindness.
Fred was known for his creativity, kindness, spirituality, and commitment to the well-being of children. By comforting, educating, and influencing generations, Fred redefined the concept of “neighbor.”