New Friends

Season 1, Episode 13 of 26

New Friends: Mona learns about making new friends. - Mona and Russell are playing in the backyard when Russell spots a squirrel. He chases it around the yard and over a fence. Mona looks through the fence to see where the squirrel has gone and spots the park. She asks Nana if they can go and Nana says yes. Nana, Russell, and Mona are walking to the park. Russell spots the squirrel again and begins to chase it through the park, pulling Nana along. Finally the squirrel runs up a tree where it is safe. Nana tells Russell he should make friends with the squirrel. They bump into Mr. Wooka who has a puppet show for them to watch. Puppet Show: The story of how Mingy and Mongy became friends. During the puppet show the squirrel comes down from the tree and sits next to Russell. Russell kisses the squirrel and they become friends. After the show Mona and Nana ask Mr. Wooka to play. So while Mr. Wooka and Mona get ready to go down the slide, Nana takes a rest on the bench. Nana eats some crackers, which draws the attention of two birds. Nana gives them some cracker but when they begin to fight over it Nana tells them to be friends and share. They do and are much happier. With the help of Mr. Wooka, Mona goes down the slide with Russell. Mr. Wooka joins Nana on the bench and they sing a song. Song Time: They sing a song about meeting friends in the park. While they sing, Mona and Russell play. Just as the song is ending Pearl and Matthew walk up to them. They introduce themselves and tell Nana that they enjoyed their song. Nana tells Matthew that he should go play with Mona. He joins Mona, and at first there is an awkward silence until Mona breaks the ice by tagging Matthew. They run around and play tag until Matthew catches Mona. She asks him if he would like to be friends. He says yes, and they continue to play. Nana says goodbye to Mr. Wooka and Pearl, as it is time to go. She calls for Mona who is still playing with Matthew. She is having too much fun. Nana tells her it is time to leave, and that they can see Matthew tomorrow. They say goodbye and Matthew kisses Mona on her cheek. Mom comes to take Mona home and they tell her how Russell chased a squirrel, they went to the park, and Mona made a friend.

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