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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: 766

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
Emotional Development
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 5262

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
Emotional Development
0:47 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: 156

Monster Clubhouse: Turkey

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
4:56 Runtime
Plays: 801

Drawing Things Me Love

Cookie Monster sings about drawing a cookie.
ArtsEmotional Development
1:54 Runtime
Plays: 43

Song: Proud

How do you express pride?
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1060

Things to Remember

Granny Bird will always sing with Big Bird.
Emotional Development
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 2246

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: 1712

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
Emotional Development
1:56 Runtime
Plays: 810

I'm Special

Bert helps Ernie feel special.
Emotional Development
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 140

Me and My Chair

A boy sings about things he can do.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 425

Once More with Feelings

The Count counts his different feelings.
Emotional Development
1:41 Runtime
Plays: 1044

Feelings Come and Feelings Go

Chris and Elmo sing about changing feelings.
Emotional Development
1:24 Runtime
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face, like happy, sad, or surprised. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses! Talk about ways to cope with difficult feelings.

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