Resources

At the Fred Rogers Institute, we love the opportunity to share what we learn from the life and legacy of Fred Rogers. Our resources are developed from research into our Archive, and are created to ask new questions and continue to bring Fred’s work into our lives today with children. Take a look around, there is something for everyone!

Fred Rogers: A Legacy of Caring

Fred Rogers: A Legacy of Caring

Maxwell King considers many of the early experiences and early caregivers that formed Fred Rogers' life and the legacy he left behind.

Fred Rogers' Six Basic Necessities of Learning

Fred Rogers' Six Basic Necessities of Learning

In 1983, Fred Rogers and Barry Head considered the question - what do children need in order to learn? In Mister Rogers Talks with Parents, they introduced these six basic necessities of learning.

The Wonder of it All: Fred Rogers and the Story of an Icon

The Wonder of it All: Fred Rogers and the Story of an Icon

An essay created by Margaret Mary Kimmel and Mark Collins to demystify Fred Rogers the icon by identifying the people, concepts, and stories that created the enduring legacy of Fred Rogers the person.

Something Worth Giving

Something Worth Giving

Fred Rogers' final keynote speech, given at the 17th Annual Conference for Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families in Houston, Texas.

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