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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: 7498

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: 559

Bert and Ernie Dance

Ernie wants to dance.
Emotional Development
1:8 Runtime
Plays: 4811

Michael Buble: Believe in Yourself

Michael Buble sings about having confidence!
Emotional Development
2:1 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: 2637

I Need a Word w/ Dave Matthews and Grover

Dave & Grover sing a song to find a word for how they're feeling
Emotional Development
3:44 Runtime
Plays: 2811

Song: Elmo Didn't Mean To

Elmo is sorry for the way he treated Abby during a game.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 926

Oscar's Game: What Is That Sound?

Oscar tries to make Grover want to go away.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
3:35 Runtime
Plays: 1706

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
Emotional Development
2:21 Runtime
Plays: 3410

Happy Tapping with Elmo

Elmo imagines he's a famous tap dancer.
Emotional Development
1:50 Runtime
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Make up your own silly dance! Create three different moves such as jump, twirl, and shake, and do them one by one. Turn on the music and try to put them together.
Plays: 5281

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: 826

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 4033

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: 2419

Elmo's World: Kindness

Elmo is wondering about Kindness today in a brand-new Elmo's World!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and ReasoningSocial Development
5:1 Runtime

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