Curious George

Curious George

George's Busy Day

Ages 3 - 5

Join George on his very Busy Day as he learns a lot about numbers and counting – forward and backward – and is introduced to addition and subtraction.

Games

  • Apple Picking

    Curious George

    Apple Picking

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Numbers

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Numbered apples are floating in the water on their way to the cider press. Help George and Jumpy grab the right ones to fill the gaps in the apple number line.

    Learning Goals
    Using number lines to identify missing numbers up to 19

  • Blast Off

    Curious George

    Blast Off

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is counting down to launch some rockets. Help him find the numbers biggest to smallest. 5... 4... 3... 2... 1... Blast Off!

    Learning Goals
    Counting backwards from 10

  • Bubble Pop

    Curious George

    Bubble Pop

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is having fun taking a soapy bath! Count bubbles as you pop them, either by clapping (requires a microphone) or by clicking.

    Learning Goals
    Counting by ones

  • Bug Catcher

    Curious George

    Bug Catcher

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    When catching bugs, the important thing is: to get the most! Help George figure out which group of bugs is bigger, and then catch them.

    Learning Goals
    Counting and comparing two sets of numbers to see which set has more or less

  • Bunny Ride

    Curious George

    Bunny Ride

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    When you take a road trip with George and his bunny friends, there's one thing to remember: rabbits are always hungry, so make sure to collect carrots as you drive along.

    Learning Goals
    Counting on by ones from a number other than 1

  • Count with Allie

    Curious George

    Count with Allie

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting,
    • Numbers

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Join in the fun as George and his friend Allie read this interactive counting book together.

    Learning Goals
    Counting and representing quantities in different ways – using real objects, drawings, words, and numerals; read and write numerals 0 to 19

  • Fair Shares

    Curious George

    Fair Shares

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    When sharing, the key word is "fair." George is handing out biscuits to dogs. Can you help him give each dog the same amount?

    Learning Goals
    Count and separate a set up to 12 into two or three equal groups (equal partitioning or fair sharing)

  • Flower Garden

    Curious George

    Flower Garden

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Flowers are popping up everywhere! Help George keep track of how many there are by counting with him.

    Learning Goals
    Counting by ones up to 19

  • Game Maker

    Curious George

    Game Maker

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition,
    • Counting,
    • Data Analysis,
    • Numbers,
    • Shapes

    Devices:

    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Use this asset-rich tool to create personalized math and creativity games for your interactive whiteboard!

    Learning Goals
    Create your own games to practice a variety of math skills and freeplay activities in the classroom.

  • Hat Grab

    Curious George

    Hat Grab

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Data Analysis

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is curious: which color hat is the most popular at the airport? Of course, the best way to figure this out is by grabbing hats from people's heads to make a chart!

    Learning Goals
    Data analysis and graphing; using a real graph to compare numbers; analyzing data to determine which set has more or less

  • Hide and Seek

    Curious George

    Hide and Seek

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Help George search for hidden numbers, words, and animals in this hide-and-seek game.

    Learning Goals
    Number words and number recognition

  • High Five

    Curious George

    High Five

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Monkey-hand painting: what better way to learn how to count by fives! Make some great art with George.

    Learning Goals
    Counting by fives

  • Meatball Launcher

    Curious George

    Meatball Launcher

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is working in Chef Pisghetti's restaurant, and is using the new meatball launcher! Help him add the right number of meatballs to each plate.

    Learning Goals
    Count out 1 to 5 objects upon request

  • Monkey Jump

    Curious George

    Monkey Jump

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Counting

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Dulson's Toy Store is full of fun stuff. Jump along with George to fill a bin with balls (requires Webcam), and count them as you do. (If you have no camera, your mouse will work as well.)

    Learning Goals
    Counting

  • Museum of Tens

    Curious George

    Museum of Tens

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is setting up exhibits for Professor Wiseman, but some of the items are missing. Help George figure out how many more items are needed to make 10.

    Learning Goals
    Adding objects to complete a set of ten

  • Ribbit

    Curious George

    Ribbit

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition,
    • Subtraction

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George loves the sounds of frogs croaking in the pond. Help him control the number of frogs in his chorus with the + or - signs.

    Learning Goals
    Understanding the meaning of addition (+) and subtraction (-)

  • Train Station

    Curious George

    Train Station

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    George is playing with his train set. Can you help him build trains of specific lengths?

    Learning Goals
    Addition, decomposing numbers up to a total of 10 in various ways

About the Show

CURIOUS GEORGE is an Emmy award-winning animated series based on the popular books by Margret and H.A. Rey. It airs daily on PBS KIDS. Aimed at preschool viewers (ages three to five), the goal of the series is to inspire children to explore science, engineering, and math in the world around them. And what better guide is there for this kind of exploration than the world's most curious monkey?

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