Emotional Development

  • Song: Happy to Be Me | Sesame Street

    Big Bird is tall and yellow with big orange feet, and he's happy to be the way he is! This inspiring song focuses on self-pride.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Song: All I Can Do Is Cry | Sesame Street

    This rapping tune brings the story of the sad little kitten who lost her mitten to life! This resource focuses on emotion and physical expression of feelings.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • I Tried (Try Again) | Sesame Street

    Practice and patience are the lessons of this song. When a task is difficult, instead of giving up, ask for help or try again until you succeed. This song offers strategies for succeeding at difficult tasks.
    Grades: PreK-1
  • Abby and Elmo: Just Jump | Sesame Street

    Abby is frustrated because she can't jump rope. Elmo offers to help her, but he has just as much trouble, causing him to get frustrated too. They decide to jump without the rope until they learn how to properly jump rope. This resource focuses on problem solving and dealing with frustration.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Mad Men | Sesame Street

    In this Mad Men parody, Mr.Draper reviews ideas for the Happy Honey Bear account. He wants a picture that is going to make everyone happy about honey. So far, the ideas have made the Mad Men mad and sad. This resource focuses on emotions.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Song: What I Am | Sesame Street

    Will.I.Am and his muppet friends celebrate the things that make each person special! This song focuses on emotional challenges and learning to believe in yourself.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Play a Guessing Game | Sesame Street

    Bert and Ernie play a guessing game. Ernie uses hand gestures to pretend he's doing something. By using the clues Ernie gives him, Bert is able to guess what Ernie is doing. This resource focuses on imaginative play and reasoning.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures: Magicians | Sesame Street

    Bert and Ernie are off on another great adventure. This time, they're putting on a magic show. Magicians Bertini and Ernesto run into trouble when their magic wand is stolen by a rabbit in a hat. Will they be able to get it back? This resource focuses on problem solving and asking questions.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Song: Revealing Emotions | Sesame Street

    Putting a face to the various emotions we feel! This song explores how we might behave and look when we're feeling happy, or sad, or lonely.

    Grades: PreK-1