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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: 674

H is for Holiday

There are so many holidays to celebrate!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 208

Jealous

Bleep the Wordbot becomes jealous of his friend's snowman.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 2582

Don Cheadle - Inflate

Don Cheadle and Elmo show that they're great inflaters.
Emotional Development
1:11 Runtime
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Inflate a ball! Take the air out of a beach ball, and with your child, talk about what it looks and feels like. Blow air into the ball to inflate it and make new observations about the ball.
Plays: 614

Different Faces

Kids show different facial emotions.
Emotional Development
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 692

Super Grover: Barber

Super Grover discovers haircuts don't hurt.
Emotional Development
4:1 Runtime
Plays: 4807

Story Book Builder

LiteracyEmotional Development
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As you create these stories with your child, ask him how he might feel in each situation and why. Describe how you would feel in the same situation. Maybe it's the same, maybe it's different.
Plays: 890

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 312

Happy to Be Me

Kingston sings about his individuality.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:16 Runtime
Plays: 862

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 3440

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 1249

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: 6813

Come Together with John Legend

Come together and sing a song with John Legend and your Sesame Street friends.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:11 Runtime

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