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Math

Young children learn that numbers represent amounts, can be used to compare things, and can be used to solve problems through basic adding and subtracting. They also learn how to measure and compare objects, recognize shapes by their features, use position words (next to, under), and recognize and complete patterns.

Plays: 711

Five By

The Count, Elmo, and Train are five guys singing about five.
2:14 Runtime
Plays: 22

Hero Guy: Big, Bigger, Biggest

Baby Bear draws Hero Guy in different sizes.
2:48 Runtime
Plays: 641

Cookie Monster Plays Checkers

Cookie Monster and Abby attempt to play checkers.
4:21 Runtime
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Make a shape snack! Use square crackers, circular orange slices, and cut your sandwich into triangles! How many sides and angles does each shape have?
Plays: 585

Bert and Ernie: It's a Circle

Bert and Ernie sing about a circle.
3:15 Runtime
Plays: 159

What Comes After Three?

The Count forgets how to count.
2:6 Runtime
Plays: 173

Magical Numbers

Count along with Mumford the Magician.
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Count the objects in each of Mumford's magical clouds. Which cloud has more items? Which cloud has less? How do you know?
Plays: 702

Two Friends of Two

Elmo and Abby sing about the number 2.
2:10 Runtime
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A pair is two objects that are similar and used together, like a pair of socks, shoes or mittens. Find as many pairs of objects around your home as you can!
Plays: 89

Five Trucks

Trucks count to five.
0:45 Runtime
Plays: 213

Count to 20

The Count directs Liam Neeson.
3:22 Runtime
Plays: 72

The First and Last Cookie

Cookie Monster decides which cookie to eat.
3:51 Runtime
Plays: 120

Measure that Foot

Measure the foot and find the shoe that fits!
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Together with your child, use household objects such as blocks or crayons to measure her foot. Then, measure your own foot with the same object and compare the lengths.
Plays: 1034

Monster Went and Ate My Red Two

Elvis Costello sings about a monster eating his red two.
2:21 Runtime
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Walk around your neighborhood and see how many times you and your child can spot the number 2. Try looking at signs, in store windows, and at license plates.

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