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Emotional Development

Helping children learn to identify and manage their feelings is an important part of their emotional development. Children learn to label, understand, and manage their feelings by learning strategies such as taking deep breaths to calm down and resisting impulsive behavior like taking a sibling’s toy without asking.

Plays: 2152

The Cookie Games

Help Cookie Monster manage his feelings while competing in archery, rings, and hurdles!
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face like excited, frustrated, or scared. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses!
Plays: 3539

Don't Give Up

Bruno Mars sings about not giving up!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:57 Runtime
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Give your child a superhero name and let him know he has the power to keep trying. The next time he gets upset about a mistake, say, "This sounds like a job for [insert his superhero name]!"
Plays: 5880

What I Am

Will.I.am sings about self confidence.
Emotional Development
1:47 Runtime
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Help your child brainstorm five positive words to describe himself and write them on index cards. Use the What I Am song as inspiration. Hang them up to remind him of his great qualities!
Plays: 495

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 81

Anger Management

Whoopi Goldberg helps Baby Bear control anger.
Emotional Development
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 638

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
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Ask your child to show you a happy face, sad face, angry face, and surprised face. Then, play a game where you each make faces and see if the other person can guess the emotion. Take turns!
Plays: 160

Don't Eat My Porridge!

Baby Bear tries to eat his porridge.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:18 Runtime
Plays: 1969

What We Are Anthem

A song about being proud of what you are!
Emotional Development
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 111

Mom Birthday Card

A girl carefully writes "mom."
Emotional Development
0:36 Runtime
Plays: 1757

I Love My Hair

A song about loving your hair.
Emotional Development
1:55 Runtime
Plays: 42

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 505

Elmo is Sad

Elmo feels sad when his toy breaks.
Emotional Development
2:38 Runtime

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