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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: 786

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: 222

Elmo is Sad

Elmo feels sad when his toy breaks.
2:38 Runtime
Plays: 614

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: 1089

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
4:23 Runtime
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Five minutes can feel like a long time to a child! Help your child think of special strategies to make waiting fun, such as playing "I Spy," counting people in line, or making up a story.
Plays: 389

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 4098

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: 1366

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.
Plays: 352

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 268

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 238

Oscar's Game: What Is That Sound?

Oscar tries to make Grover want to go away.
3:35 Runtime
Plays: 1136

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: 181

I Love Trash

Oscar sings about the garbage he loves.
2:31 Runtime

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