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Current Season

Episode 101: The Chicken Problem / The Space Creature Problem

The Chicken Problem:
Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees.
Primary Learning Goal: Size correspondence. Secondary Learning Goal: The number 100.

The Space Creature Problem:
Peg, Cat and Richard must get the 100 chickens away from Big Mouth and back to their spaceship.
Primary Learning Goal: Counting by tens. Secondary Learning Goal: The number 100.

Episode 102: The Messy Room Problem / The Golden Pyramid Problem

The Messy Room Problem:
Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg’s room just in time for company to come over and see Cat’s masterpiece, “The Circles.”
Primary Learning Goal: Sorting. Secondary Learning Goal: Shapes.

The Golden Pyramid Problem:
Peg the Bold and Brave Sir Cat, Knights of the Round Table, search far and wide to retrieve the Mermaid’s golden pyramids.
Primary Learning Goal: Solid shapes. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting by twos.

Episode 103: The Pirate Problem / The Sleepover Problem

The Pirate Problem:
Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly.
Primary Learning Goal: Fair sharing. Secondary Learning Goal: Adding within 4.

The Sleepover Problem:
When the Pirates are having a sleepover at Peg’s house, they get scared at bedtime. Peg and Cat help the Pirates fall asleep by counting chickens.
Primary Learning Goal: Counting to 20. Secondary Learning Goal: 4 + 1 = 5.

Episode 104: The Three Bears Problem / The Giant Problem

The Three Bears Problem:
Peg and Cat bring the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff together to form a super group: “The Electric Eleven.”
Primary Learning Goal: Adding 1. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting to 11.

The Giant Problem:
Peg and Cat must attempt a great escape when they think the Giants want to eat them and their 8 fairy tale friends for lunch.
Primary Learning Goal: Combinations that add up to 10. Secondary Learning Goal: Circle.

Episode 105: The Circus Problem / The Buried Treasure Problem

The Circus Problem:
When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths.
Primary Learning Goal: Measuring height, measuring length. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting by twos.

The Buried Treasure Problem:
Peg and Cat measure their way to buried treasure using Cat as a measuring stick! Primary Learning Goal: Non-standard units of measurement. Secondary Learning Goal: Mapping.

Episode 106: The Birthday Cake Problem / The Doohickey Problem

The Birthday Cake Problem:
Peg and Cat make a rockin’ birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be.
Primary Learning Goal: The teen numbers.

The Doohickey Problem:
When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys.
Primary Learning Goal: Patterns. Secondary Learning Goal: Shapes, the number 16.

Episode 107: The Tree Problem / Another Tree Problem

The Tree Problem:
When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts.
Primary Learning Goal: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle. Secondary Learning Goal: Direction, position.

Another Tree Problem:
When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down.
Primary Learning Goal: Ordering objects by height. Secondary Learning Goal: Ordinal numbers.

Episode 108: The Dinosaur Problem / The Beethoven Problem

The Dinosaur Problem:
When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them.
Primary Learning Goal: Following diagrams. Secondary Learning Goal: Patterns.

The Beethoven Problem:
When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea.
Primary Learning Goal: Patterns. Secondary Learning Goal: Ordinal Numbers.

Episode 109: The Honey Problem / The Penguin Problem

The Honey Problem:
The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat’s super-popular honey cake – but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern!
Primary Learning Goal: Weight.

The Penguin Problem:
Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew “over”, “under”, and “in between.”
Primary Learning Goal: Over, under, in between. Secondary Learning Goal: Balance.

Episode 110: The Race Car Problem / The Big Gig Problem

The Race Car Problem:
Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, “Hot Buttered Lightnin’”, to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race.
Primary Learning Goal: More than, less than. Secondary Learning Goal: Solid shapes.

The Big Gig Problem:
Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their touring band, the Electric Eleven, in time for their big gig for 100 chickens.
Primary Learning Goal: Counting backwards from 11. Secondary Learning Goal: Deductive reasoning, the 20s.

Episode 111: The Slop Problem / The Birthday Present Problem

The Slop Problem:
Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes.
Primary Learning Goal: More, less. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting by fives up to 25.

The Birthday Present Problem:
Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg’s Mom for her 30th birthday.
Primary Learning Goal: Counting by fives up to 30. Secondary Learning Goal: Time, using a calendar.

Episode 112: The Baby Problem / The Sparkling Sphere Problem

The Baby Problem:
Babysitters Peg and Cat rescue the precocious Baby Fox from the top of his elaborate block tower.
Primary Learning Goal: Solid shapes. Secondary Learning Goal: Diagrams.

The Sparkling Sphere Problem:
Knights of the Round Table Peg and Cat search for the Wizard Ramone, who has floated away in a sparkling sphere.
Primary Learning Goal: Rectangular prism and rhombus. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting by twos.

Episode 113: The Parade Problem / The Halloween Problem

The Parade Problem:
Peg and Cat need to sort out recyclables to clean up the park in time for the nursery school’s Halloween Parade.
Primary Learning Goal: Sorting. Secondary Learning Goal: Estimating.

The Halloween Problem:
While trick or treating, Peg and Cat find themselves pursued by a metal monster. Later they teach fair sharing to a “friend” who turns out to be a real tiger!
Primary Learning Goal: Fair Sharing. Secondary Learning Goal: Positional relationships (in front of/behind).

Episode 114: The Blockette Problem / The Tulip Problem

The Blockette Problem:
When their demanding pal Richard is directing the Radio City Music Hall Blockettes, Peg and Cat find a way to make the set perfectly symmetrical.
Primary Learning Goal: Symmetry. Secondary Learning Goal: Associate events with hot and cold temperatures, height.

The Tulip Problem:
When Neighbor Ladies Connie and Viv have a tiff, Peg and Cat make peace by making sure each has the same number of flowers.
Primary Learning Goal: Subtraction, greater than/less than. Secondary Learning Goal: The equals sign.

Episode 115: The Mega Mall Problem / The Cleopatra Problem

The Mega Mall Problem:
Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest.
Primary Learning Goal: Attributes of objects. Secondary Learning Goal: Maps.

The Cleopatra Problem:
When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg’s marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard.
Primary Learning Goal: Using a pan balance to compare weight. Secondary Learning Goal: Triangles.

Episode 116: Yet Another Tree Problem / The Romeo and Juliet Problem

Yet Another Tree Problem:
The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down… by making a ladder out of found objects.
Primary Learning Goal: Up, down. Secondary Learning Goal: Horizontal, vertical.

The Romeo and Juliet Problem:
Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet’s balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines.
Primary Learning Goal: Horizontal, vertical. Secondary Learning Goal: Parallel.

Episode 117: The Perfect Ten Problem / The Long Line Problem

The Perfect Ten Problem:
Peg and Cat are judging a singing competition in which all performers must get a rating of exactly ten stars.
Primary Learning Goal: Adding to 10. Secondary Learning Goal: The number 0.

The Long Line Problem:
While waiting in a long line, Peg and Cat try to help Richard realize his dream of being first in line for the first time.
Primary Learning Goal: Ordinal numbers, using a number line. Secondary Learning Goal: Positional relationships (in front of/behind), counting to 20.

Episode 118: The Christmas Problem

The Christmas Problem:
When Santa Claus is in trouble, Peg and Cat have to solve their biggest problem ever: how to make and wrap presents for all the children of the world, and then deliver them using 100 sleighs.
Primary Learning Goal: Solving a multi-step problem. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting to 100.

Episode 119: The Big Dog Problem / The Three Friends Problem

The Big Dog Problem:
When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg’s Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog.
Primary Learning Goal: Height. Secondary Learning Goal: Direction, sets that can’t be divided equally.

The Three Friends Problem:
When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what’s wrong with Cat.
Primary Learning Goal: Bar graphs. Secondary Learning Goal: More, less.

Episode 120: The Arch Villain Problem / The Straight and Narrow Problem

The Arch Villain Problem:
When the Arch Villain wreaks havoc on the city of Mathtropolis by turning everything into arches, Super Peg and Cat Guy come to the rescue.
Primary Learning Goal: Arches, finding arches in other shapes. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting backwards from 9, counting by threes.

The Straight and Narrow Problem:
Super Peg and Cat Guy trail the Arch Villain, who has given up his arch ways and gone on a rampage with straight and narrow shapes instead.
Primary Learning Goal: Understanding straight, narrow, curved. Secondary Learning Goal: Counting sides to determine shapes (rectangles, triangles, squares), counting by tens to 100.

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