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
Knights of the Round Table
Peg and Cat explore shapes of table tops to find a round table. Your child can learn about shape attributes, sides, and properties in this clip.
Chickens on the Bus
Your child can learn about opposites and position in this clip where Peg and Cat look for lost chickens.
Training Video #27 - Shape Crystals
Your child will learn to count the number of sides to identify 2D shapes, such as a triangle, hexagon, and octagon.
Make Paper Planes to Glide Like a Draco
Using paper airplanes, you and your child can explore the science of gliding and better understand how draco lizards glide from tree to tree.
Pet-Sitting Tip #4: A Dry Pet is a Happy Pet!
What’s the best material to make a rhino raincoat? Ruff investigates!
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
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!
Fixing the Cube Cruiser's Tires
Super Peg and Cat Guy teach about the difference beteween solid, 3D shapes and flat, 2D shapes in this clip.
Otto at the Arcade
Learning how to combine coins to make a dollar is an easy way to learn about money. In this clip, Olive explores how she can use coins to pay a dollar admission fee.
Sunflower Biscuit Bones
In this interactive book, your child can learn how to follow a recipe and use measurement skills to bake bone shaped dog treats.
Flat Woman and Triangulo
Peg and Cat problem solve in this clip where they teach about flat shapes, solid shapes, and the differences between the two.
Host a Family Olympics
Your child can plan and create her own simple athletic events such as obstacle courses and cooperative races. She can even hold a medal ceremony after the games.
The Potty Problem
Peg + Cat's friend has trouble while learning to use the toilet. This video clip uses counting to teach kids who are potty training the steps.
The agents make a prediction about what animal missing band member would be around based on how many times he mentions the animals in his music video.
Mr. Frank's Flat Cart
Mr. Frank's cart changed from 3D to 2D but the detectives figured out it was a rectangular prism that is now flat because it changed dimension.
This clip will show your child how to read temperatures from a thermometer and compare different temperatures.
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