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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: 3188

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: 723

No with Elmo and Oscar

Oscar teaches how to do the "no" dance.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 66

Happy Happiness

A song about happiness at the beach
Emotional Development
2:22 Runtime
Plays: 4699

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: 1582

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
Emotional Development
2:21 Runtime
Plays: 1360

I Love My Room

Ernie sings about fun things in his room.
Emotional Development
2:19 Runtime
Plays: 1111

Bird Family Song

A bird talks about his two homes.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 2666

What We Are Anthem

A song about being proud of what you are!
Emotional Development
1:49 Runtime
Plays: 3340

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
Plays: 932

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 132

Anger Management

Whoopi Goldberg helps Baby Bear control anger.
Emotional Development
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 6864

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]!"

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