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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: 620

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
Plays: 503

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 23

Jealous

Bleep the Wordbot becomes jealous of his friend's snowman.
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 141

Once More with Feelings

The Count counts his different feelings.
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 275

Things to Remember

Granny Bird will always sing with Big Bird.
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 246

Feelings Come and Feelings Go

Chris and Elmo sing about changing feelings.
1:24 Runtime
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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: 1606

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: 167

I Love My Hair (with Mando)

Sing about loving your hair in both English and Spanish.
2:17 Runtime
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Help your child come up with five positive words to describe himself. Write them down on a piece of paper and hang them up in his room as a reminder.
Plays: 15

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 186

Drawing Things Me Love

Cookie Monster sings about drawing a cookie.
1:54 Runtime
2:16 Runtime
Plays: 219

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!

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