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
Odd Squad agents take care of all sorts of creatures. Using math skills such as color and shape matching, fair shares and fractions, your child can help feed and care for these adorable creatures.
Quest 2: Race for Radopolous
Using a variety of math concepts including subtraction and measurement, your child can navigate through Radopolis to optimize a skateboard for the big race.
In this game, your child will learn to sort by size and capacity to get the farm animals nice and clean for a picture!
Training Video #9 - How to Deal with a Tiggle or a Taggle
Your child will learn about collecting the information that's necessary to answer a question, and portraying this information in a chart.
Drawing is a great way to help your child develop an understanding of shapes. In this online game, your child can draw individual shapes, combine shapes to form Peg and Cat characters, or free draw.
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.
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
Comparing the size of 2 objects is a great way to introduce your child to measurement! Your child can use objects such as meatballs and teddy bears to practice non-standard measurement and help Curious George estimate the height of his friends.
Peg + Cat and their friends divide up their Halloween candy into equal groups so they can share.
Fare Thee Well Now Betsy
Peg + Cat help the group on their journey by understanding balance and weight.
Dress That Rhino
Ruff Ruffman is taking Rhino out for some adventures. Choose the best outfit for Rhino to wear depending on the material required for the event.
A Circumference Situation
Your child can learn about circles and their mathematical properties in this clip. The Cyber Squad must figure out a way to estimate the circumference of a circle that they can't measure directly.
Prankster Planet: Mission 7
This clip teaches about the value of coins and using reasoning to solve a problem.
Prankster Planet: Mission 6
In this clip, your child can problem solve with the Electric Company as they combine smaller sized objects to create an object that measures 24 inches.
Pet-Sitting Tip #1: Make Sure It’s a Hamster
How do you keep a rhino from ruining your roommate’s apartment? Shopping bags!
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