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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: 466

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
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: 717

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 275

Drawing Things Me Love

Cookie Monster sings about drawing a cookie.
1:54 Runtime
Plays: 43

I Love Fish

A boy talks about his love of fish.
1:1 Runtime
Plays: 279

I'm Really Glad I'm Me

Mary Chapin Carpenter and friends are proud.
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 280

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 10015

Try a Little Kindness with Tori Kelly

It's amazing what a word can do! Sing along with Tori Kelly about doing kind things for other people.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 1492

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1133

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
0:50 Runtime
Remind your child of a time he struggled with something new, like catching a ball, but learned how with practice! The next time he tries something new, remind him that the'll get better with practice.
Plays: 346

I'm Special

Bert helps Ernie feel special.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 419

Feelings Come and Feelings Go

Chris and Elmo sing about changing feelings.
1:24 Runtime
Ask your child to show different feelings with his face, like happy, sad, or surprised. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses! Talk about ways to cope with difficult feelings.
Plays: 286

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
2:36 Runtime