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
Peg and Cat Estimate
Peg + Cat learn about estimating to fit all of their recyclables into the bins.
In this clip, your child can learn about how to predict the next number in a number pattern.
Curious George is helping to clean the windows on a really big building! Your child can help George find the right window to clean by identifying the correct place for a missing number in a number line.
Odd Squad Training Video #231: A Guide to Your Lab Coat
Oona explains the features of the Odd Squad scientist's lab coat.
This clip can help your child explore ways to add numbers up to 10. Different hoops in the O games have different point values, which the agents must score and add.
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
Lord of the Crumbs
Cookie Monster is trying to reach his precious recipe. Your child can help Cookie Monster collect gem shapes and then listen to instructions to complete pattern and shape puzzles to find the recipe.
Dynamics of Purple Martin Flight
While the purple martin flies, the Wild Kratts analyze the dynamics of flight.
Counting and estimation are two important early math skills that you can practice with your child in this activity with everyday objects.
Cookies for Cups
Your child can learn how to compare numbers using a bar graph in this clip where Cat needs to know how many items he should trade.
Ramone's Pebble Plane
In this clip, Ramone teaches about learning from your mistakes and reading from a meter.
The Dumas Diamond
When Duma's diamond goes missing Harry uses measurement skills to block of an area to maximize his chances of finding it.
Welcome to the BreakRoom: Part 3
Your child can practice reading and interpreting bar graphs in this clip where Oksana takes a vote on lunch for the Odd Squad.
Harry's in a Fog
Your child can learn about temperature and where fog comes from in this clip where Harry visits Rockafeller Center.
Get That Sunisphere!
Watch as everyone tries to get the sunisphere, as the temperature continues to get colder.
Odd Moment in History - Hofferville, 1904
Help your child learn to choose the best solution to solve a problem.
The CyberSquad takes on the Ghosts of Jimaya
The Cyber Squad diagrams a basketball play to beat the Ghosts of Jimaya. Your child can learn about diagrams and planning sports plays in this clip.
Pet-Sitting Tip #1: Make Sure It’s a Hamster
How do you keep a rhino from ruining your roommate’s apartment? Shopping bags!
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