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 Seven-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
The Place Value House
Zeros are very important when it comes to place value. Your child can learn more about place value with this printable game that explores the power of zero.
To Catch a Double
Your child will begin to understand the concept of doubling, which is to add a number to itself.
Otto eats the shrinking potato salad and loses 1 foot when the agents measure his height.
Bianca's Corny Act
Bianca works with proportions to adjust a recipe. Your child will learn about proportions, which introduce concepts of multiplication and division.
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
The Peg + Cat Floppy Hop Flipbook
Your child can practice number recognition and ordering skills while putting together a 24 page flip book that will show Cat doing a floppy hop dance.
Math Magic: The Fractionator
Harry slices a banana to have different numbers of pieces. Your child will begin to understand fractions.
Briefcase Balancing Act
Learn about weight and measurement as the agents use a see-saw like a pan balance to learn about how much the briefcase weighs.
It's time to fly a kite. Your child can help Nick and Sally make the wind they need to fly their kite by identifying the correct colored or patterned shape to insert into the Huff-Puff-A-Tron wind maker.
Back To School Tips for Parents
This great resource provides parents with tips to help children notice math in their everyday lives through numbers, measurement, patterns, and more.
Baby Fox's Block Tower
Peg and Cat predict that a block tower might fall down if they try to climb it. To stay safe, they think of an alternative plan to help Baby Fox come down from the top of the tower.
Wild Kratts Creature Math
Creature Math helps children learn valuable ecology and science concepts while practicing addition and subtraction as they create their very own animal habitat, filled with cool creature pals!
Training Video #7883 - A Guide to Your Uniform
Your child will learn about the relationships among cups, quarts, and gallons.
Bianca Gets Crystal Clear
Bianca and her brother learn about crystals and their features by taking a trip to the museum and making rock candy.
Help Your Child Learn to Love Math with Odd Squad
Odd Squad focuses on a kid-run agency that saves the day whenever something unusual happens. Emphasizing problem solving, teamwork and perseverance in every strange and hilarious new assignment, agents use math to investigate weird problems -- and your child can help!Find Activities