Make Connections You and Me and Math

A math program for ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers, developed in conjunction with YMCA of Silicon Valley.


Make Connections, a collaboration of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and TERC, gives adults a fun and easy way to help young children (ages 0-5) learn math. There are eleven curriculum units – each of which fits several common early childhood education themes. Units include activities for ages 2 and up, each with an at-home variation, and activities for children under 2 to use in programs or at home.

Each unit contains:

  • activities for ages 2 and Up, each with easy, medium, and hard versions plus take-home variations;
  • activities for children Under 2, to use in programs and at home;
  • tips on engaging young children in the math in the unit.