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
Math in the Bath - Vertical and Horizontal Cylinders
Help your child learn about the meaning of 'horizontal' and 'vertical.'
All About That Shape
In this clip, Peg and Cat talk about the differences beween solid shapes and flat shapes, and they explore how to solve puzzles.
Math in the Bath - Spheres
Your child will learn about adding one more up to 4, and writing addition sentences.
Super Peg and Cat Guy Save the Day!
Your child will learn about recognizing arches in the environment.
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
A Walk in the Woods
In this clip, your child can learn about using landmarks to orient yourself on a map. Otto and Olive search for landmarks to figure out how to get home.
Ball Pit Pan Balance
Your child can learn about balancing weight in this clip where Otto and Olive must balance the two pans of a scale.
Ms. O Tries to be Nice
Your child will learn about using the greater than sign to identify the relation between two numbers.
On the Right Track
Your child will learn about measuring distance as Bianca measures the distance around a track, and how the distance on the inside curve relates to the distance on the outside curve.
Regards to Broadway
Your child will learn about telling time to the minute, and estimating how long it will take to wait on a line.
Building a Scarecrow from a Diagram
Peg + Cat follow a diagram to build a scarecrow paying attention to shapes and position to get rid of the crows.
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.
Two-Headed Monster #14
Learn about the number 14 with the 2 headed monster as they add the two groups of 7 together.
Welcome to the North Control Room
Your child will learn about using the greater than and less than symbols to describe relationships between numbers.
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