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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: 1334

Muncha Lisa

The story of how Leonardo da Crunchy got Muncha Lisa to smile.
Emotional Development
3:21 Runtime
Plays: 1402

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
Emotional Development
3:1 Runtime
Plays: 713

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
Emotional Development
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 2022

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and Reasoning
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 2813

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 3430

You.You

Mando and his friends sing about loving and being yourself.
Emotional Development
1:53 Runtime
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Make a fun list with your child of all of the reasons he is happy to be himself! What is he proud of? What is he good at? What makes him unique?
Plays: 2445

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
Emotional Development
0:50 Runtime
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Remind your child of a time he struggled with something new, like catching a ball, but learned how with practice! The next time he tries something new, remind him that the'll get better with practice.
Plays: 3523

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: 669

I'm Really Glad I'm Me

Mary Chapin Carpenter and friends are proud.
Emotional Development
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 4097

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: 1494

You Tickle Me

A song about how happy your friends make you
Emotional Development
1:36 Runtime
Plays: 1199

I Love Every Part of You

Gina and Rosita sing about Marco's body parts.
Emotional Development
2:25 Runtime

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