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
Harry's Off the Wall Scheme
Harry uses his shape knowledge and estimation skills to create a wallpaper pattern.
Quest for the Golden Pyramids
Your child will learn to recognize 3D shapes, such as pyramids and cubes, and the faces of their shapes.
Prankster Planet: Mission 4
Your child can learn about making predictions and reading bar graphs in this Prankster Planet clip.
Curious George's bunny friends want some carrots. Your child can practice counting up while collecting carrots for the bunnies.
Play and Learn Science
In this app, your child can play fun math and science games that explore shadows, weather, and motion.
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
Math in the Bath - Symmetrical Pizza
Peg teaches Cat about the line of symmetry in their imaginary pizza.
Ask Ruff First: Ruffman Escapes!
Can you build a chair from newspaper? To finish his novel, Ruff must find out!
Prankster Planet: Mission 11
Your child can learn about seconds and minutes as the Electric Company fights to climb a hill and beat obstacles with a minute on the clock.
The Odd Squad doctor needs an assistant! Your child can help cure the Odd Squad agents of their odd ailments by collecting data to make a diagnosis while learning about fractions, volume, coordinates, and greater than/less than comparisons.
Pour to Score
In this game, your child will transfer water from one container to another to learn about volume, addition, and subtraction.
A Square Cut for Beethoven
This clip can teach your child about making shapes from other shapes. Super Peg and Cat Guy must fix Beethoven's triangle hairdo.
Counting to Twenty
Your child will learn about counting on from a number other than 1 using a number line, and learn about the numbers that end in teen.
Let the O Games Commence-eth
This clip teaches an early understanding of percentages using 100 percent and 0 percent to describe agent's personalities.
Odd Squad Crest
Your child can practice following directions in this color by number printable featuring the Odd Squad crest.
The Queen of the Night
In this clip, your child can learn about nighttime activities and reading time on a digital clock.
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