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
Exactly to Scale
Your child will learn about proportions when measuring objects to scale, which means calculating proportions.
Bianca Cheers Up
Your child can learn about addition in this clip where Bianca watches judges scoring a cheerleading tryout.
Every Chicken Counts
Children will learn about representing objects as numbers and the importance of voting in an election.
Send in the Trolls 2
Learning about median and mode can be fun when your child practices these math skills by ordering trolls from shortest to tallest in inches.
Stuck in Swamps N' Gators
In this clip, your child can learn from Olive and Otto how to add together numbers on two dice.
Your child will learn about writing addition sentences to represent decomposing 13 into various ways.
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
Equal Shares of Tulips
Learn about counting and addition as Peg + Cat make sure the neighbors each have an equal number of tulips.
Roxanne Loves Solid Shapes
Cat sings the praises of solid shapes in this clip. Your child can learn about the properties of some 3D shapes.
Assistants Save the Day
In this clip, your child can learn numbers that add to 20 as the agents-in-training try to combine their numbered gadgets.
Trick-or-Treaters in Castleblanca
This clip can help your child understand how to divide a lot of things equally into groups. Jackie helps the trick-or-treaters divide their candy up equally between them.
Quest 1: Mission Motherboard
Motherboard needs help stopping Hacker from his latest mischief. In this long-playing game, your child will use direction skills, inverse operations, addition, money, and more to collect snelfus and complete the mission.
Peg + Cat Stick Puppets
Let the Peg + Cat show begin! Your child can use simple shapes and craft materials to create Peg and Cat stick puppets for his own puppet show.
Hacker has let the zoo animals out of their pens! Your child can help the animals find their way home by using a Venn Diagram and logic skills to compare and contrast features.
Glowla's Estimation Contraption
Glowla needs your child's help estimating numbers for her machine. Your child can learn about rounding and addition in this fun game of quick thinking.
Picking Up Chickens
Peg and Cat have 100 chickens to collect, and they count 10 chickens that they have all picked.
Jackie y Hacker se asocian-- SPANISH CLIP FOR "JACKIE AND HACKER PARTNER UP
In this clip, Matt helps brainstorm a way to have multiple judges score a dance competition. Your child can learn about organizing numbers and addition from this clip. [Spanish]
Together with your child, measure objects around the house by using feet, hands, or even blocks.
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