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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: 1858

Happy Mother's Day to You

A song to celebrate all of the amazing moms in the world.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 602

I Love My Hair (with Mando)

Sing about loving your hair in both English and Spanish.
Emotional Development
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: 1074

Feeling Happy!

Elmo and Rosita sing about the sun.
Emotional Development
2:21 Runtime
Plays: 450

I'm Special

Bert helps Ernie feel special.
Emotional Development
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 82

Jealous

Bleep the Wordbot becomes jealous of his friend's snowman.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1422

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: 3264

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: 1840

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: 364

I'm Really Glad I'm Me

Mary Chapin Carpenter and friends are proud.
Emotional Development
2:54 Runtime
Plays: 371

Abby's Story

Abby talks about her families story.
Emotional Development
1:7 Runtime
Plays: 48

I Love Fish

A boy talks about his love of fish.
Emotional Development
1:1 Runtime
Plays: 48

H is for Holiday

There are so many holidays to celebrate!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:58 Runtime

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