Join Mister Chris for an adventure full of music, friends, learning, exploration, and fun!
The joyful kids music series from Vermont PBS, encourages learning, exploration, and fun for the entire family! When the work on the farm is done, now it’s time to have some fun! Mister Chris has finished his farm chores, and now he’s ready for an adventure full of music and friends. You’ll meet lots of interesting friends along the way, and even attend a barn concert. Filmed in Vermont.
About the show
Musician and early childhood educator Chris Dorman stars as Mister Chris, a delightful farmer and performer who makes wishes and leads children on adventures to learn more about how wishes might come true. Along the way, he meets up with friends and finds clues that help him to explore the topic at hand. Each episode is imbued with music and movement, with a strong focus on social and emotional development.
Mister Chris and Friends emphasizes children's experience, expression, and management of emotions and the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others. Mister Chris and Friends invites young children to play, explore, and learn. Multiple Emmy nominated, and 2020 winner.
Mister Chris on PBS Learning Media
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- Shelburne News - "Local children’s program takes home regional Emmy"
- Kids VT Magazine - "A Sneak Peek at 'Mister Chris and Friends' Second Season on Vermont PBS"
- The Boston Globe - "It’s a beautiful day in Vt.: ‘Mister Chris’ revives ‘Neighborhood’ feel, philosophy at PBS"
- Vermont Public Radio - "Mister Chris Sings, Dances, Teaches On New Vermont PBS Program"
- Kids VT Magazine - "Sense and Sensitivity: 'Mister Chris and Friends' Revives the Art of Slow and Gentle Children's Television"
- Seven Days Magazine - "'Mister Chris and Friends,' Slow TV for Children on Vermont PBS"
- Kids VT Magazine - "Season of Song"
- Burlington Free Press - "The new Mister Rogers? Vermont PBS finds new neighborhood in 'Mister Chris and Friends"
- WCAX - "He's the man some have dubbed the next Mister Rogers!"