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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.

2:16 Runtime
Plays: 1094

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
4:23 Runtime
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Five minutes can feel like a long time to a child! Help your child think of special strategies to make waiting fun, such as playing "I Spy," counting people in line, or making up a story.
Plays: 179

Oscar's Bein' Green

Oscar sings "Bein' Green"
2:28 Runtime
Plays: 15

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 246

Feelings Come and Feelings Go

Chris and Elmo sing about changing feelings.
1:24 Runtime
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face, like happy, sad, or surprised. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses! Talk about ways to cope with difficult feelings.
Plays: 977

Song: Elmo Didn't Mean To

Elmo is sorry for the way he treated Abby during a game.
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 88

Don't Eat My Porridge!

Baby Bear tries to eat his porridge.
2:18 Runtime
Plays: 503

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 336

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
3:1 Runtime
Plays: 188

Radar Feelings

Big Bird talks about the time he lost Radar.
1:45 Runtime
Plays: 171

I Love My Hair (with Mando)

Sing about loving your hair in both English and Spanish.
2:17 Runtime
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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: 295

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
5:2 Runtime

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