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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: 665

No Growling song

Papa and Baby Bear learn how to behave in preschool.
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 1037

Ocean Emotion

Elmo sings about the emotions of ocean life.
2:0 Runtime
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!
Plays: 577

Bird Family Song

A bird talks about his two homes.
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 65

Mom Birthday Card

A girl carefully writes "mom."
0:36 Runtime
Plays: 72

Different Faces

Kids show different facial emotions.
1:30 Runtime
Plays: 2219

We're Twins song

Chris and his twin sister sing all about what it is like to be siblings!
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 93

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 466

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
Ask your child to show you a happy face, sad face, angry face, and surprised face. Then, play a game where you each make faces and see if the other person can guess the emotion. Take turns!
Plays: 511

Doin' the Grouch

Celina teaches the Grouchketeers a dance.
2:27 Runtime
Plays: 1133

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
0:50 Runtime
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: 458

I Love My Hair (with Mando)

Sing about loving your hair in both English and Spanish.
2:17 Runtime
Help your child come up with five positive words to describe himself. Write them down on a piece of paper and hang them up in his room as a reminder.
Plays: 594

Steve Carrell: Vote

Steve Carrell, Abby, and Elmo vote on a snack.
1:56 Runtime