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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: 2682

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
0:47 Runtime
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Encourage your child to talk about something he's proud of, such as putting on his shoes all by himself. Focusing on strengths and achievements will help him build confidence.
Plays: 396

Read a Face

Match a face to the emotion.
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Ask your child to show you a happy face, sad face, angry face, and surprised face. Then, play a game where you each make faces and see if the other person can guess the emotion. Take turns!
Plays: 714

Song: Happy to Be Me

Big Bird is happy just being himself.
1:5 Runtime
Plays: 641

Muncha Lisa

The story of how Leonardo da Crunchy got Muncha Lisa to smile.
3:21 Runtime
Plays: 486

You Tickle Me

A song about how happy your friends make you
1:36 Runtime
Plays: 264

Ernie Returns Home from Camp

Ernie missed Bert while he was at summer camp.
2:36 Runtime
Plays: 1346

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: 133

Help on the Way

1:16 Runtime
Plays: 1401

The Cookie Games

Help Cookie Monster manage his feelings while competing in archery, rings, and hurdles!
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Ask your child to show different feelings with his face like excited, frustrated, or scared. Take turns showing a feeling while the other person guesses!
Plays: 839

Happy Mother's Day to You

A song to celebrate all of the amazing moms in the world.
1:17 Runtime
Plays: 60

Anger Management

Whoopi Goldberg helps Baby Bear control anger.
2:37 Runtime
Plays: 267

I Love Trash

Oscar sings about the garbage he loves.
2:31 Runtime

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