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 Eight-Year-Old's Emotional Development
Martha Speaks Story Maker
In this app, your child can write and save eight adventure stories featuring Martha and her friends. Then, kids can play with the characters in the storybook while Martha reads.
Asthma: Kids in Action
Dylan introduces us to his family and hobbies while discussing how he manages his asthma.
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
Seeds can be dispersed in nature in many ways. Your child can learn about different seeds and then do a dance to act out how the seeds are scattered.
Daniel Cleans Up and Finds his Watch
Daniel can find what he's looking for when he cleans up, picks up, and puts away his toys.
High Wire Peg
Help your child learn about stacking objects to reach a certain height, and that when they stack two objects of the same height, they reach double the height.
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
The Official New Year's Eve Countdown
The mayor asks Ms. O to do the official New Year's Eve countdown.
Preparing for the art show
When Muffy sees Ganson's machines, she brags that she can make even better ones.
Help Your Child Manage Emotions with Arthur
Whether facing down a bully, worrying about a new teacher or being the very last person on earth to lose his baby teeth, Arthur and his friends manage to solve their crises with imagination, kindness and a lot of humor.Find Activities