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
Your child will learn about the relation between height and length, and how to use a nonstandard unit to measure carefully.
In this clip, your child can learn about how to predict the next number in a number pattern.
Your child will learn about symmetry, which means that an objects has two sides that are the same.
Jackalope Cartoon 001
Watch as the jackalope asks the gorilla to return the bananas that belong to the Odd Squad seal.
Chickens at the White House
This clip can help your child practice counting by 10s as Peg and Cat help the President find chickens.
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 Peg and Cat Guy to the Rescue!
Your child will learn about adding or taking away from arches to make shapes.
Jackie and Digit Get the Picture-- SAME CLIP AS "DIGIT YUKS IT UP
In this clip, your child can learn about replicating images using a grid. The Cyber Squad learns to duplicate a picture using grid coordinates. [Spanish]
Ramone's Pebble Plane
In this clip, Ramone teaches about learning from your mistakes and reading from a meter.
Your child will learn about using nonstandard units to measure length and distance, and how to break up a unit into smaller pieces to precisely measure. Measuring this way can lead to fractions of a unit that is added on to the total measure.
You can play along with your child to help her learn about rules and counter-examples. Help your child find the character who can disprove the "rule.
Magical Shape Hunt
A mermaid has lost her jewels and it's up to Peg and Cat to help her retrieve them. While using a net to catch the jewels, your child can practice counting skills and identifying 3D shapes.
El Slambino se une al Equipo Hacker-- SPANISH CLIP FOR "El Slambino Joins Team Hacker
Your child can watch the Cyber Squad use data about a rival baseball batter's past performance to predict where they should play defense. This clip teaches about prediction, data, and graphing.[Spanish]
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!
Bianca's Good Turn
Learn about shape attributes and measurement when Bianca tries out an arcade game that is rigged.
The Mermaid's Sparkly Shape
In this clip, your child can learn about how flat, 2D shapes can combine to form solid, 3D shapes as Peg and Cat search for a sparkly shape.
Kids are playing hide and seek and have trouble counting down. The agents need to find the countdown crook before New Year's Eve!
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