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 Seven-Year-Old's Emotional Development
Kids are playing hide and seek and have trouble counting down. The agents need to find the countdown crook before New Year's Eve!
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
Singing a Sad Song Can Help You Feel Better
When Daniel imagines that everything is singing a sad song with him, he feels better.
Butterfly Hide and Seek
The kids see all kinds of creatures while they look for Dan the Butterfly's siblings.
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
Arthur cleans up Buster's room, but Buster isn't as happy about it as Arthur had hoped.
Odd Squad agents work for identify the shapes they need to fix the Switch-Inator.
Welcome to the Lab
Oscar explains tally marks in this clip and how they can be used to quickly record numbers that increase.
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