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 Four-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
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.
Builders' Math: Tips for Parents
You can use everyday objects around the house to explore math concepts - using a tape measure to explore length/width; a screwdriver to explore concept of rotation and direction; a piece of paper to investigate attributes of simple shapes; and a lever to explore length and weight.
Learn about the x- and y-axes as well as how to read the graph to compare differences at Power Central.
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
Virtual Coin Toss
Using the Cybersquad's virtual coin toss, your child can learn about probability by flipping a coin 100, 1000, or even 10,000 times to see how many times a coin will land on heads or tails.
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.
Digit and Wicked Team Up
Learn about fractions as Digit and Wicked determine how many sand cones to give to the Sphinx.
Can evaporation help keep an object cool on a hot day? Your child can run this simple experiment to explore how water evaporation affects temperature.
Reverse-A-Ball! Mission 8
Your child can learn aout surveys and pie charts as Francine decides how to distract the Electric Company.
Harry Goes Against the Grain
Your child will learn about the concept of doubling a number, which introduces them to multiplication.
Every Snelfu Counts
When purchasing an item the group counts themoney to make sure they received the correct change.
Your child can learn about multiplication in this clip; Digit needs help grouping objects into equal parts.
Pour to Score
In this game, your child will transfer water from one container to another to learn about volume, addition, and subtraction.
Harry Chills Out
Your child can learn along with Harry as he researches how water evaporation can help people stay cool on a hot day.
Harry Restores Balance
This clip teaches about balance in ecosystems through a game involving addition, subtraction, and doubling! Your child can play at home, too.
Help Your Child Learn to Love Math with Peg + Cat
Through engaging stories and comedy, Peg + Cat encourages your child to see math as exciting, accessible, and fun. The show teaches measurement, shapes and patterns, and problem-solving skills that children can use in their everyday lives.Find Activities