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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: 200

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 2089

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 2414

Happy Mother's Day to You

A song to celebrate all of the amazing moms in the world.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 713

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.
Plays: 2617

The Cookie Games

Help Cookie Monster manage his feelings while competing in archery, rings, and hurdles!
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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: 2619

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: 240

Help on the Way

Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 27

Song: Proud

How do you express pride?
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 2606

Elmo’s School Friends

Elmo’s going to school! Help him make new friends and solve problems on his first day.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
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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: 1175

Change The World

Step right up and meet a girl who's gonna change the world!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 401

Super Grover: Barber

Super Grover discovers haircuts don't hurt.
Emotional Development
4:1 Runtime
Plays: 3512

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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