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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: 715

Stop and Think

Penelope Penguin sings about learning to control her emotions.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 85

Monster Clubhouse: Scratchback

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
6:35 Runtime
Plays: 3339

Happy Thoughts Song

Elmo and Abby think happy thoughts at bedtime.
Emotional Development
1:41 Runtime
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With your child, take turns naming things that make you happy, such as going to the park or playing with friends! Encourage her to draw a picture of herself doing something that makes her smile.
Plays: 1750

Ocean Emotion

Elmo sings about the emotions of ocean life.
Emotional Development
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: 225

Mother and Child Draw Love

A mother and child draw on a foggy window.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 1766

The Walking Gingerbread

This Halloween, watch out for The Walking Gingerbread!
Emotional DevelopmentLogic and Reasoning
5:2 Runtime
Plays: 92

Monster Clubhouse: Turkey

The monster clubhouse meets and plays games.
Emotional DevelopmentSocial Development
4:56 Runtime
Plays: 4540

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.
1:51 Runtime
Plays: 1630

No Growling song

Papa and Baby Bear learn how to behave in preschool.
Emotional Development
1:2 Runtime
Plays: 64

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 1495

Song: Happy to Be Me

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

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