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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: 2349

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
Emotional Development
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 4178

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
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: 2111

Song: Me Am What Me Am

Cookie Monster defends his reputation as a cookie lover.
Emotional Development
1:42 Runtime
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Your child can pretend she is the Veggie Monster! She can draw pictures of her three favorite vegetables. The next time she eats one of them, she can say, "Veggie Monster loves veggies! Nom Nom Nom!"
Plays: 22506

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.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 1866

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
Emotional Development
3:1 Runtime
Plays: 2426

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and Reasoning
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 1566

I Love Every Part of You

Gina and Rosita sing about Marco's body parts.
Emotional Development
2:25 Runtime
Plays: 2774

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: 3755

Happy Mother's Day to You

A song to celebrate all of the amazing moms in the world.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 5794

TEST Happy Thoughts Song

Elmo and Abby think happy thoughts at bedtime.
Emotional Development
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: 760

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 5912

The Cookie Games

Help Cookie Monster manage his feelings while competing in archery, rings, and hurdles!
Emotional DevelopmentMath
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face like excited, frustrated, or scared. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses!

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