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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: 372

Elmo Loves You

Elmo sings about things he loves.
1:11 Runtime
Plays: 507

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 259

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 2041

Michael Buble: Believe in Yourself

Michael Buble sings about having confidence!
2:1 Runtime
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: 463

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
Ask your child to show you a happy face, sad face, angry face, and surprised face. Then, play a game where you each make faces and see if the other person can guess the emotion. Take turns!
Plays: 471

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
3:1 Runtime
Plays: 711

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 565

Song: Me Am What Me Am

Cookie Monster defends his reputation as a cookie lover.
1:42 Runtime
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: 686

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 43

I Love Fish

A boy talks about his love of fish.
1:1 Runtime
Plays: 1925

Happy Thoughts Song

Elmo and Abby think happy thoughts at bedtime.
1:41 Runtime
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: 277

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
1:45 Runtime