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
Buried Treasure Party
Your child will learn about the relation between height and length, and how they can use their own height to measure length.
Can't Wait to Tessalate
Buzz and Delete need help tesselating a prize-winning picture. By placing shapes together, your child can better understand geometry and shape properties while helping Buzz and Delete finish their project.
Polly Graph's Sipdercat Intel
In this clip, your child can look at multiple ways that a number pattern can be interpreted. Otto notices the pattern he sees might be an addition pattern or a doubling pattern.
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
Use your Head!
Matt and Jackie need to make sure they have identical objects to measure capacity. Your child will learn about using nonstandard units to measure capacity.
Your child can help save Ecotopia from Hacker's disasters by adding animals and plants to keep the ecosystem healthy.
Math in the Bath - Fair Sharing
Your child will learn about fair sharing, which is dividing up objects equally among everyone.
Your child will learn about counting by 10s and identifying a triangle in a different orientation.
I Wouldn't Change a Thing
Peg identifies and describes 3D shapes in her dream in the Highlight Zone.
Cat and Minkus Stuck in a Tree
Learn about length as Peg sorts the dinosaurs in height order to help Cat get down from the tree in this video clip.
The Peg + Cat Sorty Sort Flipbook
Stacking these 24 printable pages together, your child can make a flip book and watch Peg and Cat move.
Olive, Otto, and The Weatherman compare temperatures of areas on a map. Your child can learn about maps and how thermometers are read.
A Feast Fit for a Featherite
To solve the word problem, the agents first use a graph to plot the data from the number of chairs and then use subtraction.
Your child can learn about solar energy in this clip where the Cyber Squad brainstorms environmentally-conscious ways to power lights at the skate park.
Baby Fox's Musical Machine
In this clip, Peg, Cat, and Ludwig problem solve together using 3 count musical beats and direction following.
Concentration is key in this matching game where your child will learn to match images of patterned shapes and understand that they are the same even when they are rotating.
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