It's easy for kids — and parents! — to see math as a school activity. We often think it's just about counting or adding or learning math facts. But by exploring the interesting ways math shapes the world around us, we can help our children begin to think like mathematicians and learn to love math.
Helping Your Two-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
Day at the Beach
Your child can develop math and creativity skills by mixing sand and water and using shapes to help Curious George build a sandcastle at the beach.
Eggs-plore Science by Making Meringues
In this cooking activity, your child can make predictions, observations, and discoveries while learning about the importance of following the directions.
Oksana's Pea Soup
This clip can help your child learn comparative temperature language, as Oksana and Olive barter for hot soup.
Where is Cat?
Your child will learn about relative position words such as under, next to, and behind, while Peg tries to find Cat.
Once you start looking for patterns, you will start to find them everywhere. There are patterns in colors, shapes, sounds, dances and even daily routines! Learning patterns is a skill that translates directly into algebraic thinking, so by exploring these ideas now, you will be setting the stage for bigger math ideas later.Learn More
Knights of the Round Table
Peg and Cat explore shapes of table tops to find a round table. Your child can learn about shape attributes, sides, and properties in this clip.
Down The Tubes
The Odd Squad needs help fixing their transportation tubes. Your child can practice math concepts including measurement, addition and spatial reasoning skills while helping the Odd Squad make the needed repairs.
Play and Learn Science
In this app, your child can play fun math and science games that explore shadows, weather, and motion.
This musical clip teaches about using information to make predictions about events that are likely to happen.
A Square Cut for Beethoven
This clip can teach your child about making shapes from other shapes. Super Peg and Cat Guy must fix Beethoven's triangle hairdo.
Picking Up Chickens
Peg and Cat have 100 chickens to collect, and they count 10 chickens that they have all picked.
Go on a Temperature Scavenger Hunt
Go on a temperature scavenger hunt with your child to discover the many ways you can measure temperatures inside and outside of your house.
Bianca Takes the Cake
Bianca and her friend use their fraction and addition skills to double the measurements to make twice the cupcakes for the bake sale.
Help Your Child Learn to Love Math with Curious George
Curious George is a little monkey who wants to explore and discover new things. Like George, children are always learning! And his interactions with patterns, measurements, and shapes can help your child begin to see math in the world around them.Find Activities