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
The agents using grouping to count the missing pies by 5s and figure out Tommy Twosie may be the villain.
Your child will learn about symmetry, which means that an objects has two sides that are the same.
It's tower time! Children explore and investigate properties of materials that help them build a tall, stable tower.
Training Video #306: How to Repair Oonabot
Learn about geometry and shape attributes as the Odd Squad agent fixes her robot.
A Feast Fit for a Featherite
To solve the word problem, the agents first use a graph to plot the data from the number of chairs and then use subtraction.
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
Mailing Really Important Letters
Now that Peg has grown taller her mom is giving her more responsibilities around the house--like putting the mail in the mailbox.
Baby Fox's Block Tower
Peg and Cat predict that a block tower might fall down if they try to climb it. To stay safe, they think of an alternative plan to help Baby Fox come down from the top of the tower.
In this clip, your child can learn about length and measurement to solve a problem. Richard needs help picking the fastest horse.
In this printable activity, your child can practice counting as she learns about different types of tools and how they are used.
Lord of the Crumbs
Cookie Monster is trying to reach his precious recipe. Your child can help Cookie Monster collect gem shapes and then listen to instructions to complete pattern and shape puzzles to find the recipe.
In this searching game, your child can practice spatial skills and learn about using maps while helping uncover toys hidden in the snow.
Jesse Wants Something Pink and Round
Sometimes you need to look for 2 things at once! In this clip, your child can learn about focusing on more than one characteristic of an object.
It's time to enter the the highlight zone. In this game, your child can practice counting and shape identification as he searches for the correct number of shapes in each picture.
Harry Gets Nosey
Harry collects and records data about his sneezing to figure out what he has allergies to.
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