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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: 2405

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: 6404

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 705

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 1044

Things to Remember

Granny Bird will always sing with Big Bird.
Emotional Development
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 4208

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: 606

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
Emotional Development
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 3899

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!
Plays: 889

No with Elmo and Oscar

Oscar teaches how to do the "no" dance.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 2236

Ocean Emotion

Elmo sings about the emotions of ocean life.
Emotional Development
2:0 Runtime
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Show an emotion using your face and body, such as frowning and slumping your shoulders or smiling and jumping up and down. Ask your child to guess what you're feeling. Switch and take turns!
Plays: 3630

Happy Tapping with Elmo

Elmo imagines he's a famous tap dancer.
Emotional Development
1:50 Runtime
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Make up your own silly dance! Create three different moves such as jump, twirl, and shake, and do them one by one. Turn on the music and try to put them together.
Plays: 2598

Elmo's World: Kindness

Elmo is wondering about Kindness today in a brand-new Elmo's World!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and ReasoningSocial Development
5:1 Runtime
Plays: 767

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
Emotional Development
2:36 Runtime

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