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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: 296

No with Elmo and Oscar

Oscar teaches how to do the "no" dance.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 2985

What I Am

Will.I.am sings about self confidence.
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: 1056

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: 1316

Happy Tapping with Elmo

Elmo imagines he's a famous tap dancer.
1:50 Runtime
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Make up your own silly dance! Create three different moves such as jump, twirl, and shake, and do them one by one. Turn on the music and try to put them together.
Plays: 591

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 1096

Story Book Builder

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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 1373

Elmo and Whale: Love

A whale shows Elmo what love is.
0:58 Runtime
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Talk about different ways you can show people you love them, such as giving hugs or making them a picture. Help your child make a picture or card for someone she loves.
Plays: 638

I Love My Hair

A song about loving your hair.
1:55 Runtime
Plays: 247

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 929

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 39

I Love Fish

A boy talks about his love of fish.
1:1 Runtime
Plays: 774

I Need a Word w/ Dave Matthews and Grover

Dave & Grover sing a song to find a word for how they're feeling
3:44 Runtime

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