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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: 2127

Don't Give Up

Bruno Mars sings about not giving up!
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: 960

Ocean Emotion

Elmo sings about the emotions of ocean life.
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!
Plays: 1311

Elmo’s School Friends

Elmo’s going to school! Help him make new friends and solve problems on his first day.
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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: 306

I'm Special

Bert helps Ernie feel special.
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 31

Monster Clubhouse: Mad

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
3:57 Runtime
Plays: 32

Monster Clubhouse: Sad

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
3:58 Runtime
Plays: 372

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 60

Anger Management

Whoopi Goldberg helps Baby Bear control anger.
2:37 Runtime
1:51 Runtime
Plays: 1060

Keep on Clucking

A chicken convinces Elmo not to give up on his dreams.
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: 4095

What I Am

Will.I.am sings about self confidence.
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: 762

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
2:21 Runtime

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