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
Reduce the Rubbish
Your child can learn ways to responsibly reuse and recycle to reduce waste in this clip.
An Endless Cycle
Harry calculates how long it will take him to get to his Grandma's house. Your child will learn about multiplication and exploring what they can get done in an hour.
Math Magic: The Great Loopini
Watch as Harry performs some math magic on loops of paper, and always ends up with the largest loop.
Two Apples, Three Heads
Your child will begin to understand fractions by watching as real objects are divided equally amongst three heads of a dog.
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
Super Grover 2.0: Cross the Bridge
The duck needs help getting across the stream to the party. Can Super Grover help?
The Search for Rectangular Prisms
This clip teaches about rectangular prisms as Peg and Cat search for 4 of these shapes to build their project.
Your child will learn about symmetry, which means that an objects has two sides that are the same.
Your child can practice addition and subtraction by helping you create a ladybug with up to 10 spots!
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.
Things are Coming Apart
Objects are being cut apart into smaller pieces, or fractions, and the agents count them try and figure out the problem.
Melvin's Make A Match
Melvin needs help sorting his potions. In this online game, your child can practice matching fractions represented by numerals with fractions represented by geometric shapes.
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