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Join us on Let’s Learn – a 1-hour daily public television series for kids in preschool through second grade. Bedtime Math will be a featured guest, spotlighting some of our fun math-at-home activities. Check them out below!

Gaga Over Graphs

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the Math? grouping, bar graphing

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Shape Shuffle

Art Prep: 5 mins
Math Play: 5-10 mins, or more
# of Kids: 1
What’s the Math? spacial reasoning

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Flying Objects

Art Prep: 10 mins
Math Play: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math? measurement, basic operations

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Star Power

Art Prep: 30-45 mins
Math Play: 5-10 mins during art; 5-10 mins after that
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math? geometry, symmetry, linear measurement

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Rock n’ Roll Bingo

Time: 10-20 mins
# of Kids: 2 +
What’s the math? basic operations

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Pirate Treasure Hunt

Art Prep: 20-25 mins
Math Play: 30-45 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? plotting coordinates

Walk This Way

Time: 20-30 mins
# of Kids: 2 +
What’s the math? coding

Take Flight

Time: 20-25 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math? symmetry, measurement

Looking for more ways to keep your kids’ math skills sharp without screen time? We’ve taken our engaging, research-proven after-school math activities and presenting them here for families to use. Our mission is to make kids love math like dessert, so here’s your big chance!

Quick Hits

Stand Tall!

Time: 10 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math? measurement

Funky Fractals

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? fractal patterns, geometry

Trail Mix & Munch

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math? counting, measurement, fractions

Triple-Triple Tic-Tac-Toe

Time: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 2
What’s the math? logic, multiplication

Get a Jump on It

Time: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math? basic operations

Chain Reaction

Time: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math? compounding, measurement, comparisons

Time of Your Life

Art Prep: 10 mins
Math Play: 25-30 mins
# of Kids: 2 +
What’s the math? telling time, understanding units of time

Beach Ball Party

Art Prep: 10 mins
Math Play: 10 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? basic operations

Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry

Time: 10-15 mins, or more
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? geometric shapes, pattern recognition

Two Parts Chocolate

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? ratios

Tricks of the Eye

Time: 30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? linear measurement, estimation

Terrifically Twisted Tangrams

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math? spacial reasoning

Funny Money

Time: 25-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? units of money, counting by multiples, simple combinatorials

Knockin’ Hockey

Art Prep: 10-15 mins
Math Play: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math? subtraction, place value

Deep Dives

Venn There, Done That

Art Prep: 5 mins
Math Play: 30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? sets, Venn diagrams

Crazy 8s Race

Art Prep: 30 mins
Math Play: 40-50 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? basic operations, multiples of 8

Daring Darts

Art Prep: 30 mins
Math Play: 30-40 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math? basic operations, number recognition, number value

Looking for more math fun? Check out our free app on iOS and Android. It’s a great way for families with kids ages 3-9 to explore numbers in real life together. Plus, it’s proven to improve kids’ math skills!

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