Every parent has experienced a child's tantrums and meltdowns. These often come at inconvenient times and places, and they remind us that young children are still learning how to understand and regulate their emotions. Just like adults, kids experience a full range of "big feelings,” including anger, fear, happiness, sadness, excitement and frustration. They need our guidance as they develop strategies for calming down, controlling impulses and focusing.
Growing Up Well: Supporting Your Three-Year-Old's Emotional Development
Grrr... You Ruined My Farm!
Mom cleans up Daniel's farm toys before he is finished playing, and that makes him angry.
Daniel Visits the Neighborhood Crayon Factory
Lady Elaine waxes eloquently about how crayons are made at the crayon factory.
The Smoothie Clause
Your child can learn skills to read an analog clock and tell time in this clip where Otto and Olive only have 20 minutes to interrogate villains.
Emotions influence behavior. Part of growing up is learning how to manage our emotions and exercise self-control so that we can treat ourselves and others with respect. Sometimes that means resisting what we want to do in the moment (such as throw something when we are mad) to make a more thoughtful choice. When kids experience stressful and emotional situations, self-regulation strategies can help them calm down and make good decisions.Learn More
Cookies of the Caribbean
Cookie Monster is dressed like a pirate and looking for a cookie jar. Your child can practice pattern and shape identification skills while helping Cookie Monster collect and sort gems along the way to find the cookie jar.
Self-confidence grows as children learn new skills and become increasingly independent. It's the feeling associated with the phrase, "I can do it!" From taking their first steps to learning how to read, children gain self-confidence as they master new skills. This gives them the courage to continue to explore and expand their abilities.Learn More
Your child will learn about symmetry, which means that an objects has two sides that are the same.
Welcome to the Pools
Your child will learn about symmetry, which means that an objects has two halves that are the same.
The kids taste tomatoes from the school garden, but Katerina doesn't want to try one.
Help Your Child Manage Emotions with Daniel Tiger
Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn how to manage big and overwhelming feelings using strategies grounded in the teachings of Mister Rogers.Find Activities