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
Jackson Pig Problem
Your child can learn simple addition up to 5 in this clip where Peg and Cat must replace their spilled paint cans so they have 5 of each color.
Double the Donuts
In this game, your child can help a dragon double his donut supply while learning how quickly things stack up when doubled!
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
Gabriela is collecting vegetables from her garden. Your child can practice counting and simple addition as he helps Gabriela gather the vegetables.
The team uses their addition and fraction skills to measure the correct amount of dragon drool.
Bianca's Babysitting Blues
Bianca learns about how containers of different sizes and shapes can hold the same quanitity, even if they look like they might hold more or less.
Math in the Bath � Ordering Spheres by Size
Peg and Cat sort four spheres in size order, from biggest to smallest. Your child will learn that the sphere that is the 4th biggest, is also the smallest.
Centigurps Love Spheres
Odd Squad agents count by 5s and use graphs to represent the collected centigurps. Then they search for spheres to find remaining centigurps.
Bianca Gets Spacey
Help your child understand that maps provide answers about navigation, and that teams work best when everyone focuses on their job.
The Great Banana Has Landed
Your child will learn about fair sharing, which is dividing up objects equally among everyone.
Oscar built some traps and then forgot where he put them! Your child can help identify number patterns to show the Odd Squad where they can walk safely.
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