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 Three-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
In this clip, your child can learn about length and measurement to solve a problem. Richard needs help picking the fastest horse.
Animal Winter Olympics
Your child will learn about relative position words, such as over, under, and in between.
The Hungry Games
Cookie Monster is collecting gems. Your child can run and jump to help Cookie Monster gather his collection and then play color, shape and pattern games with the gems.
Oksana's Pea Soup
This clip can help your child learn comparative temperature language, as Oksana and Olive barter for hot soup.
Chickens at the White House
This clip can help your child practice counting by 10s as Peg and Cat help the President find chickens.
Math in the Bath - Spheres
Your child will learn about adding one more up to 4, and writing addition sentences.
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
Penguin Ski Team
Your child will learn about following directions for moving over, under, and in between in a physical space.
Grab It and Run
In this relay race, children make predictions and test which properties of objects help them make it to the finish line without breaking any materials!
Counting by Fives on the Farm
Practice your math skills by counting by fives to help the farmer determine how many eggs he has.
Pirates and Peaches -- A Peg + Cat Board Game
Your child can practice fair shares, counting and number recognition in this fun printable board game from Peg + Cat.
Pick a Door any Door
Your child can learn about mental math strategies in this clip where Odd Todd uses addition, subtraction, and logic to solve Obfusco's word problem
Get That Sunisphere!
Watch as everyone tries to get the sunisphere, as the temperature continues to get colder.
The Dumas Diamond
When Duma's diamond goes missing Harry uses measurement skills to block of an area to maximize his chances of finding it.
Your child will learn about using a number line to count and figure out where numbers belong.
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