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
Peg and Cat: Height Consultants
Peg and Cat are height consultants as they compare objects by heights.
Oscar's Rotten Ride
Oscar is going on a treasure hunt for trash in the ocean, on the beach, and in space. Your child can help Oscar while learning about height, ordering, and following directions .
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Half
In this game, your child can practice fractions by figuring out different ways to fill one half of a square.
Lost in the Northern Frontier
Digit is lost! Your child can use overlapping circles, geometry, and problem solving skills to help the CyberSquad locate Digit.
The Growing Potato
Odd Squad agents measure the length of the recorders and match it to the length of another object to open the locked entrance.
Assistants Save the Day
In this clip, your child can learn numbers that add to 20 as the agents-in-training try to combine their numbered gadgets.
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
Prankster Planet: Mission 3
Your child can learn about maps, temperature, and problem solving in this clip.
This clip teaches about 2-digit numbers and what to expect from numbers in the tens place and numbers in the ones place.
There are lots of different number patterns. By reviewing their suspects, the Odd Squad introduces number pattern concepts including, even numbers, counting by 10, and doubling.
Ruff's Cookie Creator
Ruff Ruffman is creating new kinds of cookies by experimenting with how much of each of 4 ingredients to add to the recipe. Choose the number of ingredients and how long to bake the cookies to find out what kinds of cookies you can make and serve to customers.
Centigurps Love Spheres
Odd Squad agents count by 5s and use graphs to represent the collected centigurps. Then they search for spheres to find remaining centigurps.
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