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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: 943

Song: Me Am What Me Am

Cookie Monster defends his reputation as a cookie lover.
Emotional Development
1:42 Runtime
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Your child can pretend she is the Veggie Monster! She can draw pictures of her three favorite vegetables. The next time she eats one of them, she can say, "Veggie Monster loves veggies! Nom Nom Nom!"
Plays: 101

Anger Management

Whoopi Goldberg helps Baby Bear control anger.
Emotional Development
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 4226

Power of Yet

Janelle Monae sings a song about trying and never giving up.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
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Together, keep a list of plans that have helped solve past problems so you can refer to it in the future. Help your child state the problem and her plan, and encourage her to illustrate the plan.
Plays: 7202

What I Am

Will.I.am sings about self confidence.
Emotional Development
1:47 Runtime
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Help your child brainstorm five positive words to describe himself and write them on index cards. Use the What I Am song as inspiration. Hang them up to remind him of his great qualities!
Plays: 1346

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 5282

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: 1080

You Tickle Me

A song about how happy your friends make you
Emotional Development
1:36 Runtime
Plays: 521

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
Emotional Development
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 2307

What We Are Anthem

A song about being proud of what you are!
Emotional Development
1:49 Runtime
1:51 Runtime
Plays: 529

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
Emotional Development
2:36 Runtime
Plays: 1380

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
Emotional Development
2:21 Runtime

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