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
Harry calls his meteorologist friend Janice for advice on handling his fear of a thunderstorm. Your child can learn about GPS coordinates and weather patterns from this clip.
How Big Are You?
The Dinosaur Train conductor needs to make sure there is enough room on the train for all of the dinosaurs. Your child can use non-standard measurement to compare animals of different sizes.
Reverse-A-Ball! Mission 4
Your child can learn aout surveys and pie charts as Francine decides how to distract the Electric Company.
Your child can develop creativity and expand her knowledge of shapes with two mini geometry games including a termite building race.
In this clip, your child can learn about how to predict the next number in a number pattern.
Abby and Cookie Monster Subtract Cookies
Your child child will learn about subtracting within 10, by using counting and objects.
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
Bianca's Good Turn
Learn about shape attributes and measurement when Bianca tries out an arcade game that is rigged.
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.
Analyzing Bar Graphs
Your child can learn how to correctly interpret bar graphs in this helpful video where Olive compares two bar graphs with different axes.
Math on the Street: Harry & Vishnu
Your child will learn about fractions, such as one half and one fourth.
Prankster Planet: Mission 1
Jessica and Marcus can teach your child about reading a map as they try to find all the Off Buttons for the Wordsuckerupinator.
Giant Wedding Order
Your child can learn about number relations in this clip where Peg and Cat must sort the numbers 1 to 6 so they are in order.
I Couldn't Love You Any More, I'll Never Love You Less
The theme from this video clips is that love and compassion is are not things you can represent in a graph.
Bianca's Dogged Pursuit
Bianca uses problem solving to design a device to feed her dog at the right time so she can go on her trip.
The Wurst Mess
1, 2, 3, 4… Count with coloring in this seek-and-find activity that can help your child practice counting and following directions.
The Wild Kratts need help catching robofish. Once your child catches the fish, she can practice classifying and sorting the fish based on number, size and color attributes.
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