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
Peg's Pizza Parlor
Peg + Cat discover what a half is when fillling a pizza order for their first customers.
Bianca's Painting Party
Bianca has some mysteries she needs to solve. Using clues and body ratios, can your child can figure out the solutions to the mysteries?
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.
Your child will learn about patterns, which is when you put something in a certain order and repeat over and over again.
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
Reverse-A-Ball! Mission 6
Your child can learn about surveys and bar graphs as Francine tries to decide what to drop on the Electric Company,
Vole: Creature Power
The Kratts introduce a small mammal which can survive the winter with the help of snow!
Your child can learn about solving problems on a number line from Olive as she tries to solve Dr. O's word problem.
El Slambino se une al Equipo Hacker-- SPANISH CLIP FOR "El Slambino Joins Team Hacker
Your child can watch the Cyber Squad use data about a rival baseball batter's past performance to predict where they should play defense. This clip teaches about prediction, data, and graphing.[Spanish]
I Spy Peg
Your child can practice identifying and finding 3-D shapes by going on a shape hunt in a room or outside.
Zeros are Disappearing
Your child will learn about place value, using a bar graph, and that zero only stands for nothing if its by itself.
Your child can strengthen memory skills and practice ordering events by creating a memory book of her day.
Museum of Tens
Your child can use counting, addition, and subtraction skills to find the right number of objects to complete each display in the Museum of Tens.
Ruff Cut: Glenn's Game
Ruff's cousin, Glenn, is organizing his figurine collection for the annual Dragon Quest Gathering. Your child can help Glenn by putting his figurines in height order from shortest to tallest.
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