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 Eight-Year-Old Learn to Love Math
The agents using grouping to count the missing pies by 5s and figure out Tommy Twosie may be the villain.
There's More Than One Way to Solve a Problem
Peg and Cat sing that there is more than one way to solve a problem.
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.
Harry's dog, Tuffy, is lost in the park. Using knowledge of distance and overlapping circles, your child can help reunite Harry with his dog.
Math Magic: The Fractionator
Harry slices a banana to have different numbers of pieces. Your child will begin to understand fractions.
Space Coupe to the Rescue
Hacker has dropped virus pods into Oceania! Your child can help clean up the mess by navigating the space coupe using positive and negative numbers on a number line.
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
Melvin's Make A Match
Melvin needs help sorting his potions. In this online game, your child can practice matching fractions represented by numerals with fractions represented by geometric shapes.
Otters% Urchins and Kelp
The CyberSquad teaches about ecosystem balance by making a graph of the number of each animal in an underwater ecosystem.
Oscar follows the map and uses his teddy bear, Norman, to measure the length of the hidden treasure from the tree.
Super Peg and Cat Guy Save the Day!
Your child will learn about recognizing arches in the environment.
The Great Stringdini
Harry encounters difficulty with his magic show until he shows the audience tricks with his string and measurement.
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.
Let the O Games Commence-eth
This clip teaches an early understanding of percentages using 100 percent and 0 percent to describe agent's personalities.
Multi-Step Problem Solving
The Cyber Squad uses teaches how multiplication and measurement skills can be used to calculate the distance from the shore to another island.
Let's Make a Garden!
Your child can learn about multiplication, measuring, and area in this clip where the CyberSquad works together to plant a garden.
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