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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: 504

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
Emotional Development
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 1180

Anyone Can Be Friends

Learn how we are all different, but anyone can still be friends.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:19 Runtime
Plays: 449

Drawing Things Me Love

Cookie Monster sings about drawing a cookie.
ArtsEmotional Development
1:54 Runtime
Plays: 387

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
Emotional Development
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 573

Elmo Loves You

Elmo sings about things he loves.
Emotional Development
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 1450

No Growling song

Papa and Baby Bear learn how to behave in preschool.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 792

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 2483

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: 391

Different Faces

Kids show different facial emotions.
Emotional Development
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 1075

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
Emotional Development
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 3860

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: 422

I Love Trash

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

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