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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: 675

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 91

Monster Clubhouse: Mad

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional Development
3:57 Runtime
Plays: 3475

You.You

Mando and his friends sing about loving and being yourself.
Emotional Development
1:53 Runtime
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Make a fun list with your child of all of the reasons he is happy to be himself! What is he proud of? What is he good at? What makes him unique?
Plays: 1954

No Growling song

Papa and Baby Bear learn how to behave in preschool.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 6783

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 512

Different Faces

Kids show different facial emotions.
Emotional Development
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 2984

Elmo and Whale: Love

A whale shows Elmo what love is.
Emotional Development
0:58 Runtime
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Talk about different ways you can show people you love them, such as giving hugs or making them a picture. Help your child make a picture or card for someone she loves.
Plays: 2377

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: 701

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
Emotional Development
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 995

Oscar's Game: What Is That Sound?

Oscar tries to make Grover want to go away.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
3:35 Runtime
Plays: 265

The Lost Baseball Music

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg expresses feelings.
ArtsEmotional Development
4:24 Runtime
Plays: 5653

Power of Yet

Janelle Monae sings a song about trying and never giving up.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
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Together, keep a list of plans that have helped solve past problems so you can refer to it in the future. Help your child state the problem and her plan, and encourage her to illustrate the plan.

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