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
Otters% Urchins and Kelp
The CyberSquad teaches about ecosystem balance by making a graph of the number of each animal in an underwater ecosystem.
Prankster Planet: Reverse-a-ball
The Electric Company needs to stop Francine from reversing all the words on Earth. Your child can help save the words by practicing using and creating graphs to represent information.
Odd Moment in History - Hofferville, 1904
Help your child learn to choose the best solution to solve a problem.
Harry Chills Out
Your child can learn along with Harry as he researches how water evaporation can help people stay cool on a hot day.
Henchmen R Us
Hacker calls Henchmen R Us to ask for someone that is "good" and "evil" at the same time.
5 Bugs = 30 Glows of Power
Your child will learn about multiplication, and figuring out the unknown number in an equation.
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
Curious George Family Activity Booklet
In this activity booklet, parents will find many ideas to help children explore science, engineering, and math skills such as prediction, measurement, and patterns in nature.
Nobody Puts Olive in a Corner
Your child can practice with Otto at reading maps and discovering alternate routes to get from place to place using landmarks and directions.
The Cat in the Hat Builds That!
In this app, your child can play math, science, and engineering games with the Cat in the Hat and his friends.
The Electric Company Party Game
HEY YOU GUYYYYYS! Marcus and Jessica are stuck on Prankster Planet and need your help to get back to Earth! Play this fast-paced board game filled with physical challenges, silly brainstorms, and math questions.
The Slop Problem Song
Help your child learn about capacity by watching as Peg, Cat, and the teens match smaller or bigger animals with less or more space.
Pick a Door any Door
Your child can learn about mental math strategies in this clip where Odd Todd uses addition, subtraction, and logic to solve Obfusco's word problem
Curious George is helping to clean the windows on a really big building! Your child can help George find the right window to clean by identifying the correct place for a missing number in a number line.
Your child will learn about fair sharing, which is dividing up objects equally among everyone.
Your child can practice adding and subtracting one frog at a time from the lily pond Garden while Curious George commands the chorus of singing frogs.
Super Peg and Cat Guy to the Rescue!
Your child will learn about adding or taking away from arches to make shapes.
Ms. O Tries to be Nice
Your child will learn about using the greater than sign to identify the relation between two numbers.
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