extend the learning: at the playground

Build your child's math skills with these extended learning activities from the Team Umizoomi Educational Consultant.

Want to help boost your child's mighty math powers? Team Umizoomi's Educational Consultant, Christine Ricci, Ph.D., has ideas for simple math games you and your child can play every day that will strengthen skills with numbers, shapes, counting, comparing, and more, while also building math confidence.

Monkey Bars Math

Count how many steps the slide has. How many bars on the monkey bars? Take baby steps (and count). Now take giant steps (and count). How many people are on the swings? How many bicycles do you see? How many kids have dark hair? How many kids have blond hair? How many dogs? Squirrels?
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