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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: 5255

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: 240

Help on the Way

Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:16 Runtime
Plays: 525

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
Emotional Development
2:36 Runtime
Plays: 350

I Love My Toes

Ernie sings about how much he loves his toes.
Emotional Development
2:8 Runtime
Plays: 2012

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: 1342

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:5 Runtime
1:51 Runtime
Plays: 101

Me and My Chair

A boy sings about things he can do.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:59 Runtime
Plays: 6218

Just Like Magic with Sara Bareilles

Abby and Sara Bareilles fix a bad day with friendship.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 2610

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: 2627

The Cookie Games

Help Cookie Monster manage his feelings while competing in archery, rings, and hurdles!
Emotional DevelopmentMath
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face like excited, frustrated, or scared. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses!
Plays: 520

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
Emotional Development
1:45 Runtime

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