The four Mathscots are introduced. Prime, the puppy, lives at 3 Ratio Road and she has fun with numbers. Prime lives with Poly (the name being short for Polygon) and Poly enjoys playing with shapes. Prime’s friend, Buster, lives across the road. He likes to measure and bust maths myths. Buster lives with Chance, who likes to think about the likelihood of events.
Watch the episode all the way through first.
During a repeated viewing, you may like to pause at different times to talk with your child about what they notice about the numbers, shapes and sizes presented.
After watching the episode, you may like to:
- Go on a number hunt with your child
- Encourage your child to look for shapes and talk about them
- Talk with your child about the different sizes of toys your child has
- Start a conversation about the likelihood of weather events.