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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: 600

H is for Holiday

There are so many holidays to celebrate!
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1:58 Runtime
Plays: 5262

Elmo Feels Proud

Elmo feels proud that he achieved a goal through hard work.
Emotional Development
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: 20676

Try a Little Kindness with Tori Kelly

It's amazing what a word can do! Sing along with Tori Kelly about doing kind things for other people.
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1:39 Runtime
Plays: 89

Papa Bear's Hug

Papa Bear sings that hugs make you feel good.
Emotional Development
1:39 Runtime
Plays: 232

Mom Birthday Card

A girl carefully writes "mom."
Emotional Development
0:36 Runtime
Plays: 1061

Things to Remember

Granny Bird will always sing with Big Bird.
Emotional Development
2:30 Runtime
Plays: 249

Happy to Be Me

Kingston sings about his individuality.
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2:16 Runtime
Plays: 43

Song: Proud

How do you express pride?
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 1626

Song: Me Am What Me Am

Cookie Monster defends his reputation as a cookie lover.
Emotional Development
1:42 Runtime
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Your child can pretend she is the Veggie Monster! She can draw pictures of her three favorite vegetables. The next time she eats one of them, she can say, "Veggie Monster loves veggies! Nom Nom Nom!"
Plays: 3045

Elmo and Whale: Love

A whale shows Elmo what love is.
Emotional Development
0:58 Runtime
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Talk about different ways you can show people you love them, such as giving hugs or making them a picture. Help your child make a picture or card for someone she loves.
Plays: 171

Jealous

Bleep the Wordbot becomes jealous of his friend's snowman.
Emotional Development
1:35 Runtime
Plays: 5994

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.

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