Early Math Resources

Babies doing math? That’s right! The roots of early math skills begin developing from birth, through babies’ everyday play and interactions with parents and caregivers. These early math skills have a big impact on children’s school readiness—in fact, research has found that a strong understanding of early math concepts predicts both a child’s future math and literacy skills.

The great news is that math is all around us. Check out our featured resources for simple ways to introduce early math concepts to your child during everyday activities.

Featured Resources

Let's Talk, Read, and Sing About STEM!

Transform small moments into big opportunities for your littlest discoverers with these STEM activities that can be done during daily moments.

Video: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction

Video with fun activities designed to support young children’s growing knowledge of addition and subtraction from birth to 5.

"Let's Talk About Math" Highlights Guide

You can help your child by simply talking about numbers, counting out loud, and using other math words as you go about your day—and this booklet is full of ideas and activities to get you started!

Resource Directory

Video: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction


"Let's Talk About Math" Highlights Guide


Let's Talk, Read, and Sing About STEM!


Video: The Importance of Early Math


Video: Everyday Fun with Spatial Awareness


Video: Everyday Fun with Counting


Video: Everyday Fun with Shapes


Video: Everyday Fun with Patterns


Video: Everyday Fun with Measurement


Tips for Talking with Multiple Children


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Counting


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Spatial Awareness


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Shapes


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Patterns


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Measurement


Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction


STEM Moments: Everyday Fun with Engineering and Technology


STEM Moments: Everyday Fun with Science


"Talk Math" Activities Sheet


Video: Everyday Fun with Science


Video: Everyday Fun with Engineering and Technology

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