Math

Cuatro Gatos | Sesame Street

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Learn how to count to four, in both English and Spanish, with The Cuatro Gatos!

Snack Hacks | Watermelon Sandwiches

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. Watermelon Sandwiches shape into a delicious treat!

Backseat Driving with Grandma (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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On his way home from school, Sid tells his Grandma how he learned all about how to measure things without rulers.  Listen as Grandma tells Sid about how her father used his hands as a unit of non-standard measurement to measure objects, too. (en Español)

Curious George: Measure Up

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George needs to figure out how to measure a building’s height in this video excerpt from Curious George: George Measures Up. In the accompanying lesson plan, children use pictures they’ve drawn on different-sized pieces of paper as nonstandard units to measure larger items at school. They then experiment with tools that use standard units to measure different-sized pieces of spaghetti.

This resource is part of the Curious George STEM Collection.

My Better Half - Odd Squad | PBS KIDS Lab

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Use this video to teach children geometry, spatial sense, and symmetry. Someone is vandalizing all of the symmetrical objects in town! Can Olive and Otto figure out why?

Max becomes a Tutor | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max tutors a group of dragons after school! They study the alphabet, numbers, shapes and time. They also discover healthy snacks help learning!

Sid's Question: "How Can You Measure a Whale?" (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid has a new ruler and wants to measure the biggest animal in the world, the Blue Whale! So Sid has just got to know: how can he use a little ruler to measure something so big?   Listen as Sid's dad explains how to use a ruler to measure, and watch as Sid's mom shows examples of other measurement tools that can be used for larger items. (en Español)

Super Fab Lab: Exploring Measurement (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Miss Susie explains that non-standard measurement can be used as a scientific tool to measure without a ruler.  Watch a live action clip of students figuring out a room's size by using themselves to measure the room.  Learn how units of measurement must be the same size when conducting non-standard measurement investigations. (en Español)

Explore with a Friend (Odd Squad) | Teaching Tips

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A 1st grade teacher creates three learning centers in the classroom and groups her students around specific measurement tasks. Working in small groups, children move between the learning centers to play the “Blob Chase” game, read books, and measure the distance between points using nonstandard measuring tools.

Pizza Restaurant Field Trip

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Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK kids to Peace of Pizza restaurant for a lunch date filled with delicious pizza and a whole lot of learning!  They read menus, make their own pizzas, set the table, and pay the check!  Lunch and learn with us!

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