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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: 394

I Love Every Part of You

Gina and Rosita sing about Marco's body parts.
2:25 Runtime
Plays: 215

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 956

Don Cheadle - Inflate

Don Cheadle and Elmo show that they're great inflaters.
1:11 Runtime
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Inflate a ball! Take the air out of a beach ball, and with your child, talk about what it looks and feels like. Blow air into the ball to inflate it and make new observations about the ball.
Plays: 1643

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
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: 298

Things to Remember

Granny Bird will always sing with Big Bird.
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 597

I Love My Hair

A song about loving your hair.
1:55 Runtime
Plays: 1735

Don't Give Up

Bruno Mars sings about not giving up!
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: 1058

Song: Elmo Didn't Mean To

Elmo is sorry for the way he treated Abby during a game.
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 543

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 326

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 193

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 1478

Happy Thoughts Song

Elmo and Abby think happy thoughts at bedtime.
1:41 Runtime
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With your child, take turns naming things that make you happy, such as going to the park or playing with friends! Encourage her to draw a picture of herself doing something that makes her smile.

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