“Every one of us—no matter how much money we have—needs to know that there’s something about us worth giving.”- Fred Rogers.

Regardless of whether Mister Rogers’ puppets, trains, and soothing voice touched your childhood personally, he was inarguably a very “good neighbor” to millions of preschool children during his nearly 40 years of public broadcasting from 1963 to 2001. A pioneer in the new educational medium of television for children at its inception nearly 60 years ago, his gentle educational program was aimed at 2 to 5 year-olds, and not only touched the lives of millions children, but made a lasting...

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  • About the Author:

    Gonzalo Rodriguez is the CEO and co-founder at Papumba, a startup developer of educational apps for children and chosen as one of Google’s Android Developer Stories of 2016.