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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.

2:16 Runtime
Plays: 1109

I Love My Hair (with Mando)

Sing about loving your hair in both English and Spanish.
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
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Help your child come up with five positive words to describe himself. Write them down on a piece of paper and hang them up in his room as a reminder.
Plays: 2414

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: 695

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
Emotional Development
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 522

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 85

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 822

Elmo Loves You

Elmo sings about things he loves.
Emotional Development
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 2392

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: 3276

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
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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: 4903

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: 831

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 395

Once More with Feelings

The Count counts his different feelings.
Emotional Development
1:41 Runtime

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