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 gathers data to make a prediction about which feather to use in a tickling match.
The Slop Problem Song
Help your child learn about capacity by watching as Peg, Cat, and the teens match smaller or bigger animals with less or more space.
In this online game, your child can learn about relative sizes like bigger and smaller by helping Gabriela plant the correct seeds in the garden.
Fixing Santa's Toy-Making Machine
Children will learn about pattern detection while Peg + Cat fix Santa's toy making machine.
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
Back To School Tips for Parents
This great resource provides parents with tips to help children notice math in their everyday lives through numbers, measurement, patterns, and more.
All Dolled Up
Harry needs to use 2D pieces, which have length and width, to build a 3D structure, which has length, width, and height, for his sister's birthday present.
Ms. O, Naughty or Nice?
Ms. O learns that she is on the naughty list and compares the number of nice things she has done to the number she needs.
Chickens on the Bus
Your child can learn about opposites and position in this clip where Peg and Cat look for lost chickens.
Grow Sprouts from Dried Beans
Growing plants can help your child see day-to-day progress of living things growing. Try this activity to sprout beans and then plant them in a garden or window pot.
Curious George is playing with his train sets. Using counting and measurement skills, your child can help George make the trains the same length by adding on the right amount of train cars in this online game.
Math in the Bath � Ordering Spheres by Size
Peg and Cat sort four spheres in size order, from biggest to smallest. Your child will learn that the sphere that is the 4th biggest, is also the smallest.
Make Pancakes With Science on the Side!
The kitchen is a great place to explore math and science skills. Turn your morning breakfast into a learning opportunity by measuring ingredients and discussing the changes that occur as you mix ingredients to make yummy pancakes.
Prankster Planet: Wordsuckerupinator
In this extended-play game, your child can help defeat Manny by completing several mini-games while learning new words and physics concepts in this Electric Company platformer!
Protect Shapes from Symmetric Al
Using printable shapes and objects around the room, your child can practice identifying things that are symmetrical, or the same on both sides.
The Queen of Hearts
Your child can practice simple subtraction with Peg in this clip where she must make sure 2 stacks are the same height.
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