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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: 777

I'm Really Glad I'm Me

Mary Chapin Carpenter and friends are proud.
Emotional Development
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 96

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 5514

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: 809

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
Emotional Development
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 1767

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
Emotional Development
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 3616

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
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: 317

Don't Eat My Porridge!

Baby Bear tries to eat his porridge.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:18 Runtime
Plays: 3138

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: 2922

I Need a Word w/ Dave Matthews and Grover

Dave & Grover sing a song to find a word for how they're feeling
Emotional Development
3:44 Runtime
Plays: 492

Help on the Way

Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 8268

Don't Give Up

Bruno Mars sings about not giving up!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:57 Runtime
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Give your child a superhero name and let him know he has the power to keep trying. The next time he gets upset about a mistake, say, "This sounds like a job for [insert his superhero name]!"
Plays: 1547

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
Emotional Development
3:1 Runtime

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