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 Five-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
The Odd Squad accidentally gets hit with a time machine ray. This clip can teach about how to infer the order events took place in.
The CyberSquad is hiding from Hacker by disguising themselves with wigs, beards, and glasses. Your child can practice early multiplication skills while figuring out the number of disguise combinations that are possible.
Trick-or-Treaters in Castleblanca
This clip can help your child understand how to divide a lot of things equally into groups. Jackie helps the trick-or-treaters divide their candy up equally between them.
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
U Fix it with Ziff
Your child can practice measurement and shape skills by helping Ziff fix up buildings in Happily Ever Afterville.
Small, Smaller, Smallest
Your child will learn about ordering things by their height (small, smaller, smallest), as well as using fingers to solve simple addition/subtraction problems.
Peg + Cat use their knowledge about length and height to rescue the sushi chef and find the fish.
Otto eats the shrinking potato salad and loses 1 foot when the agents measure his height.
Your child can practice counting numbers to 100 by adding chickens to this fun and fanciful chicken coop!
Fixing the Odd Squad Server
O'Seth and O'Beth have to fix the Odd Squad server to get the agents out of a computer.
Ms. O Tries to be Nice
Your child will learn about using the greater than sign to identify the relation between two numbers.
Create and Crack Codes for Pattern Practice
Is your child ready to become a 'patternista' or pattern expert? Give your child practice extending color and number patterns with this activity from Odd Squad.
The Harry Show: Leapin' Leopards
Harry measures how much farther the snow leopard can jump than him (3x farther!).
Arch Villain's Arch Song
Your child can practice adding to 10 with this gameshow clip where contestants try to get exactly 10 points from 2 judges.
The agents calculate how many more cases they need to solve to win the Jackie award and beat Mr. O.
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