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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: 2800

Michael Buble: Believe in Yourself

Michael Buble sings about having confidence!
Emotional Development
2:1 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: 1516

Don Cheadle - Inflate

Don Cheadle and Elmo show that they're great inflaters.
Emotional Development
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: 1916

Elmo’s School Friends

Elmo’s going to school! Help him make new friends and solve problems on his first day.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
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Using puppets or stuffed animals, role play one of the problems in the game with your child, or make up your own. Ask your child what she can do to help. If she has trouble coming up with a solution, give her a few options and have her pick one. Play out the solution together!
Plays: 1759

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 1513

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
Emotional Development
0:50 Runtime
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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: 85

Jealous

Bleep the Wordbot becomes jealous of his friend's snowman.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 42

Happy Happiness

A song about happiness at the beach
Emotional Development
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 336

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 3459

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: 483

No with Elmo and Oscar

Oscar teaches how to do the "no" dance.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 897

Muncha Lisa

The story of how Leonardo da Crunchy got Muncha Lisa to smile.
Emotional Development
3:21 Runtime
Plays: 308

I Love My Toes

Ernie sings about how much he loves his toes.
Emotional Development
2:8 Runtime

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