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
This clip will show your child how to read temperatures from a thermometer and compare different temperatures.
The Case of Ms. O's Missing Badge
Ms. O's badge has been stolen. In this weight and balance activity, your child will make a balance scale from everyday items and then use it to help find Ms. O's badge.
A Rectangle for the Switch-Inator
Odd Squad agents work for identify the shapes they need to fix the Switch-Inator.
The Mermaid's Sparkly Shape
In this clip, your child can learn about how flat, 2D shapes can combine to form solid, 3D shapes as Peg and Cat search for a sparkly shape.
Global Grover: South Africa
Grover visits South Africa and learns how to make a toy car out of wire.
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
The Backseat of Youth
Odd Squad agents encounter a car that turns back time and makes turns adults into smaller kids.
Training Video #306: How to Repair Oonabot
Learn about geometry and shape attributes as the Odd Squad agent fixes her robot.
Things are Coming Apart
Objects are being cut apart into smaller pieces, or fractions, and the agents count them try and figure out the problem.
Oksana's Pea Soup
This clip can help your child learn comparative temperature language, as Oksana and Olive barter for hot soup.
Growing Takes Time
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.
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