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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: 58

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 2427

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

The Guy Smiley singers and Cookie Monster sing about waiting.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
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: 2348

We're Twins song

Chris and his twin sister sing all about what it is like to be siblings!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:42 Runtime
Plays: 1037

Arrested Development: Pride

A song about feeling proud of who you are
Emotional Development
3:1 Runtime
Plays: 97

H is for Holiday

There are so many holidays to celebrate!
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:58 Runtime
Plays: 1333

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 27

Song: Proud

How do you express pride?
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 2082

Pigeons and Cookies and Trash

Cookie, Oscar and Bert and what they love
Emotional Development
2:17 Runtime
Plays: 532

I'm Special

Bert helps Ernie feel special.
Emotional Development
1:52 Runtime
Plays: 159

The Lost Baseball Music

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg expresses feelings.
ArtsEmotional Development
4:24 Runtime
Plays: 4197

Power of Yet

Janelle Monae sings a song about trying and never giving up.
Emotional Development
2:27 Runtime
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Together, keep a list of plans that have helped solve past problems so you can refer to it in the future. Help your child state the problem and her plan, and encourage her to illustrate the plan.
Plays: 822

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.

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