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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: 110

Monster Clubhouse: Sad

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional Development
3:58 Runtime
Plays: 3350

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
4:23 Runtime
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Five minutes can feel like a long time to a child! Help your child think of special strategies to make waiting fun, such as playing "I Spy," counting people in line, or making up a story.
Plays: 1508

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: 734

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
Emotional Development
2:36 Runtime
Plays: 2026

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and Reasoning
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 3053

I Love My Hair

A song about loving your hair.
Emotional Development
1:55 Runtime
Plays: 5119

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
Emotional Development
0:47 Runtime
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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: 262

Don't Eat My Porridge!

Baby Bear tries to eat his porridge.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:18 Runtime
2:16 Runtime
Plays: 3543

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: 1773

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
Emotional Development
2:21 Runtime
Plays: 1055

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime

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