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
Learn about the x- and y-axes as well as how to read the graph to compare differences at Power Central.
Training Video #801: Getting Around Headquarters
Oona and Owen explain how to get around Headquarters.
Make Your Own Mathroom
The Mathroom is one of the most important rooms at Odd Squad headquarters. Now your child can make her own Mathroom at home with this fun paper craft.
In this printable activity, your child can practice counting as she learns about different types of tools and how they are used.
Bianca's Dogged Pursuit
Bianca uses problem solving to design a device to feed her dog at the right time so she can go on her trip.
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
Buddy's Gem Hunt
Your child can go on a gem hunt with Buddy to find and sort gems of specific shapes, colors, and sizes for the Dinosaur Train Conductor.
Taking the Temperature in Sensible Flats
In this clip, your child can learn with the CyberSquad about how to read a Fahrenheit thermometer, especially when not all the numbers on the thermometer are present.
A Sheep Escape
Your child will learn about taking others' visual perspectives into mind when solving a problem.
Oscar built some traps and then forgot where he put them! Your child can help identify number patterns to show the Odd Squad where they can walk safely.
And I Am Telling You (You Gotta Feed Me)
This clip shows Ramone helping Big Mouth five times, as Peg counts along.
Glide Like a Draco
Using paper airplanes, you and your child can explore the science of gliding and better understand how draco lizards glide from tree to tree.
Buzz and Delete have messed up one of Hacker's favorite toys. By using inverse order of operations and following a set of steps, your child can help them fix the toy before Hacker finds out.
U Fix it with Ziff
Your child can practice measurement and shape skills by helping Ziff fix up buildings in Happily Ever Afterville.
Reverse-A-Ball! Mission 6
Your child can learn about surveys and bar graphs as Francine tries to decide what to drop on the Electric Company,
Fixing Santa's Toy-Making Machine
Children will learn about pattern detection while Peg + Cat fix Santa's toy making machine.
The team calculates and ompares the areas of the fields given their different of the perimeters.
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