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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: 3568

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: 352

Different Faces

Kids show different facial emotions.
Emotional Development
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 360

Super Grover: Barber

Super Grover discovers haircuts don't hurt.
Emotional Development
4:1 Runtime
Plays: 955

Muncha Lisa

The story of how Leonardo da Crunchy got Muncha Lisa to smile.
Emotional Development
3:21 Runtime
Plays: 534

Elmo is Sad

Elmo feels sad when his toy breaks.
Emotional Development
2:38 Runtime
Plays: 2058

What We Are Anthem

A song about being proud of what you are!
Emotional Development
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 1575

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: 958

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
Emotional Development
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 2326

We're Twins song

Chris and his twin sister sing all about what it is like to be siblings!
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1:42 Runtime
Plays: 415

Oscar's Bein' Green

Oscar sings "Bein' Green"
Emotional Development
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 317

I Love My Toes

Ernie sings about how much he loves his toes.
Emotional Development
2:8 Runtime
Plays: 684

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
Emotional Development
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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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