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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: 6562

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1201

Elmo is Sad

Elmo feels sad when his toy breaks.
Emotional Development
2:38 Runtime
Plays: 936

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 5045

Elmo’s School Friends

Elmo’s going to school! Help him make new friends and solve problems on his first day.
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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: 9027

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

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

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