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 Six-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
Healthy Food% Unhealthly Inez
Your child can learn about healthy eating in this clip, where Digit explores types of food and a diverse diet.
The Flurry of Fifteens
Franny Fifteen is on her way and she needs lots of 15s ready for her when she arrives! Your child can help by figuring out all the different ways that two numbers can be added together to make the number 15.
Bianca Learns to Nurture Nature
Bianca learns about plant patterns and how to change her watering behavior so that her plants thrive.
Button In, Candy Out
Your child will learn about making predictions based off of observations from the environment, and testing to see if their predicitions are correct.
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
Every Snelfu Counts
When purchasing an item the group counts themoney to make sure they received the correct change.
Polka Dot Planet Communication
Peg and Cat can show your child different ways to communicate numbers, like using words, numerals, and fingers.
Act One - I Do What I Can: The Musical!
In this clip, your child can learn how to group a large number into smaller chunks to make large numbers more manageable.
The Shapes of Washington% D.C.
Finding shapes in everyday objects is a great way to learn about flat and solid shapes. In this clip, Peg and Ramone identify flat and solid shapes in Washington DC.
Odd Squad agents take care of all sorts of creatures. Using math skills such as color and shape matching, fair shares and fractions, your child can help feed and care for these adorable creatures.
Harley's Trash is Harry's Treasure
Your child can learn Harry's fun recycling game "Trash Dash," which emphasizes responsibly recycling objects and teaching addition and multiplication.
Bottle Cap Hockey
Children can play bottle cap hockey to learn about forces and motion, while predicting which bottle cap will win the game! With this activity, your child will learn to predict, test, and reflect on properties of objects that influence motion.
Baby Fox's Big Machine
Learn about diagrams to plan out a design for something like building a big machine.
The Peg + Cat Doodle it Yourself Flipbook
Your child can create her own flipbook with drawings of Peg and Cat or anything else she imagines.
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