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As Schlumpy As a Sloth

October 20, 2016 4:00 pm


Almost every animal gets its own day to be celebrated. And that’s why there’s International Sloth Day! Read on to slink through the math in these lovable, yet slow-moving creatures.

It Smells Like 3 O’Clock

October 19, 2016 4:00 pm


Dogs’ noses may be wet and slobbery, but they sure are impressive when it comes to the numbers! Read on to sniff out the math in our furry friends’ fantastic sense of smell.

Stairway to the Moon

October 18, 2016 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Quinn F. asked us, how many stairs would you need to walk to the Moon? Read on to find out, and step up with the math behind this fun fan question!

Growing the Great Pumpkin

October 17, 2016 4:00 pm


It’s a popular time for pumpkins, which can be painted, carved or just used as decorations in front of your home for Fall. But if it’s a 2,000-pound pumpkin, it’s a little harder. Read on for the record-breaking numbers behind growing some of the largest pumpkins in the world!

Life-Size Candy Land

October 16, 2016 4:00 pm


Candy Land is a fun game. But make it life-size, where you become the little players moving around the colorful board, and it gets even more fun! Read on to go big with the math behind the way one town celebrated this sweet game.

The Wild Side of Watermelon

October 15, 2016 4:00 pm


All watermelons are long and round, right? Well, not these wacky watermelons! Read on to find out how farmers grow these cubed wonders – and do the math to see why it’s hip to be a square when you’re these fruits.

Big Foot – for Real

October 14, 2016 4:00 pm


It may be difficult for you to find shoes that you like and are comfy. But just imagine how hard it is for the person with the world’s biggest feet! Read on to walk in the shoes of this world record holder – and step into the math in shoe sizes.

Pancakes for Your Pets

October 13, 2016 4:00 pm


People like pancakes, but apparently so do tortoises! And even tiny pancakes can be a delicious mouthful for small tortoises. Read on to see how the math in pancakes stacks up for these reptile friends.

Backyard Ninja

October 12, 2016 4:00 pm


Have you ever wanted to be a ninja? Well, this girl is well on her way with her very own backyard ninja course. And you’d be surprised how much math there is in being a super sneaky spy. Read on to swing through the ninja math!

From Dinosaur to French Fry

October 11, 2016 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fans Parker and Kenley M. grow thousands of potatoes – some in really cool shapes like hearts, hands, ducks and dinosaurs – on their family farm. All those potatoes got them thinking, and they asked us, how many potatoes would it take to feed the world? Read on to find out and see how the math shapes up in the sums of spuds!