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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: 388

Oscar's Bein' Green

Oscar sings "Bein' Green"
Emotional Development
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 73

Monster Clubhouse: Turkey

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
4:56 Runtime
Plays: 891

Muncha Lisa

The story of how Leonardo da Crunchy got Muncha Lisa to smile.
Emotional Development
3:21 Runtime
Plays: 503

Elmo is Sad

Elmo feels sad when his toy breaks.
Emotional Development
2:38 Runtime
Plays: 3496

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: 183

Help on the Way

Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 21

The Lost Baseball Music

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg expresses feelings.
ArtsEmotional Development
4:24 Runtime
Plays: 328

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
Emotional Development
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 3450

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
Emotional Development
0:47 Runtime
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Encourage your child to talk about something he's proud of, such as putting on his shoes all by himself. Focusing on strengths and achievements will help him build confidence.
Plays: 5677

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 496

Oscar's Game: What Is That Sound?

Oscar tries to make Grover want to go away.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
3:35 Runtime
Plays: 2479

Power of Yet

Janelle Monae sings a song about trying and never giving up.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
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Together, keep a list of plans that have helped solve past problems so you can refer to it in the future. Help your child state the problem and her plan, and encourage her to illustrate the plan.

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