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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: 303

The Lost Baseball Music

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg expresses feelings.
ArtsEmotional Development
4:24 Runtime
Plays: 9859

What I Am

Will.I.am sings about self confidence.
Emotional Development
1:47 Runtime
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Help your child brainstorm five positive words to describe himself and write them on index cards. Use the What I Am song as inspiration. Hang them up to remind him of his great qualities!
Plays: 43

Song: Proud

How do you express pride?
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1295

Change The World

Step right up and meet a girl who's gonna change the world!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:37 Runtime
Plays: 82

I Love Fish

A boy talks about his love of fish.
Emotional Development
1:1 Runtime
Plays: 772

Me Gotta Be Blue

Cookie Monster sings a song about being blue.
Emotional Development
2:24 Runtime
Plays: 676

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 4377

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: 2555

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
Emotional Development
0:50 Runtime
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Remind your child of a time he struggled with something new, like catching a ball, but learned how with practice! The next time he tries something new, remind him that the'll get better with practice.
Plays: 3152

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 5770

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: 2304

Ocean Emotion

Elmo sings about the emotions of ocean life.
Emotional Development
2:0 Runtime
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Show an emotion using your face and body, such as frowning and slumping your shoulders or smiling and jumping up and down. Ask your child to guess what you're feeling. Switch and take turns!

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