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Teaching Children Math Through Everyday Activities

School your kids in numbers with the help of television, websites, board games and more. Here, we breakdown some great ways help them learn outside of the classroom.

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Television Shows

Charismatic characters can give your kids a new view of math – as a colorful, exciting way to solve problems and discover more about the world around them. Several shows are designed with your children's budding math skills in mind.

Peg + Cat

Where to find it: PBS

Peg and her curious cat, appropriately named Cat, embark on various adventures and use math along the way. Silly, catchy songs will keep your kids tuned in. This series premiered in October 2013.

Schoolhouse Rock! – Math

Where to find it: YouTube or DVDs at the library

These short, animated videos that ran between episodes of Saturday morning cartoons from 1973 to 1985 have become classics. Zero in on math by typing "Schoolhouse Rock math" into a YouTube search box.

Cyberchase

Where to find it: PBS, Netflix

Your kids can join Jackie, Inez and Matt in saving Cyberspace from the evil villain, Hacker. There are eight seasons your kids can watch now, and new episodes are coming.

Team Umizoomi

Where to find it: Nickelodeon (Nick Jr.)

Shapes, patterns, measurements and more come to life in this show that features Milli, Geo and Bot. Kids are invited to develop their "Mighty Math Powers!"

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Mar 26, 2014 12:29 pm
 Posted by  docnegus

If a student fails to learn, a teacher failed to teach.

May 24, 2014 02:20 am
 Posted by  peter

Well you said right things here. Parents are more responsible than teachers. Yes these type of sites like mathplanet, coolmathtutoring.com very helpful now.

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