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
In this game, your child can help Ruff Ruffman use blocks, wedges, and tubes to build a structure that will allow hamsters to reach the carrot.
The Cook-off Part 4: Ruff Mixes It Up
Ruff learns that when creating a colorful dessert, mixing the right ingredients matters!
Peg's Pizza Place
In this online game your child can practice counting and improve fraction skills while helping Peg make the perfect pizzas for her friends.
Detective Elmo: The Cookie Case
A cookie painting has been stolen from the museum! Your child can help Detective Elmo look for clues to solve the mystery of the missing painting.
Odd Squad Training Video #231: A Guide to Your Lab Coat
Oona explains the features of the Odd Squad scientist's lab coat.
Sort and Spot the Dangerous Doobles
The Doobles are on the loose, and agents must work together to quickly find them all and put things right again. Your child can help the Odd Squad by identifying, sorting, and classifying unique features of the creatures to crack the case.
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
Otto's Soundcheck Room
One of the Odd Squad agents makes a prediction about which restaurant the missing band member would be located in.
A Pig for All Seasons
The Pig sings a song about the months on the calendar and the seasons of the year.
Your child will learn about writing addition sentences to represent decomposing 13 into various ways.
Super Peg and Cat Guy Activity Page
Peg and Cat need help finding missing items in Mathtropolis. Your child can practice counting, geometry, and spatial skills while looking for objects in this hidden picture activity.
Otto's New Partner
This clip teaches the meaning of the word "pattern," which Olm needs to know to help Otto with a mission.
Peg Finds Her Marble
When Peg's marble goes missing Cleopatra helps use the pan balance to find which spice bowl is heavier.
Ms. O's Coldest Cases
Determining which information is important can help when solving a mystery. Your child can use deductive reasoning skills to help the Odd Squad solve four cold cases.
You Can Learn
In this clip, Roxanne and Cat sing a song about learning new skills through problem solving and practice.
Play "How Many Ways Old Are You?"
Does your child love to tell people his age? Together with your child, explore numbers and counting by figuring out how many ways your child can express his age.
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