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The Best Day for Bubble Wrap

January 27, 2019 4:00 pm

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Did you ever get some bubble wrap and just couldn’t stop popping the little bubbles? Well, it turns out there’s a day where we show our appreciation for this packing-material-turned-toy. Read on for more about Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, and get popping with the math!

Furry Friend from Down Under

January 26, 2019 4:00 pm

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It’s Australia Day, which is a great time to talk about all the neat animals that live down there. One of the many unique ones is the wombat. Read on to learn more about this cute critter, and scurry your way through the math in these furry friends.

Winning by a Finger

January 25, 2019 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, what’s the longest finger anyone has ever had? Read on to find out and do some “hands-on” math!

A Much Cuter Spider

January 24, 2019 4:00 pm

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Spider webs are fascinating – and full of math, as it turns out! Read on to discover the shapes and numbers in spider webs, and see just what great mathematicians spiders can be.

Big Snack, Little Snack

January 23, 2019 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered how much you’d need to eat if you ate just donuts, or just carrots, or just cake? For some foods, it’s a smaller amount than others. And an app called Calorific shows you just how much of some foods equal 200 “calories.” Read on to do the math and find out just how many donuts and carrots equal the same amount!

“Canstruction”

January 22, 2019 4:00 pm

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Canned food isn’t just for eating. Each year, people get together and build cool-looking statues out of them for an event called “Canstruction.” Read on to do the building math in playing with your (canned) food.

Pillow Fight for Pets

January 21, 2019 4:00 pm

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How would you feel if you went to bed at night ready to sleep, and found someone already sleeping in your spot? Well, that’s probably how this dog felt when he found the cat in his bed. Read on to do the math on the pillow fight that followed, and see how hard this pup worked to get his bed back.

Supermoon Eclipse!

January 20, 2019 4:00 pm

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Full moons are special, but Supermoon full moons are super special! Read on to get a full picture of the math behind this neat, out-of-this-world phenomenon.

Your Own Tie-Dyed Crayons

January 19, 2019 4:00 pm

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We all know some crayon colors are more popular than others. But what can you do with the leftover pieces of crayons that are too small to color with? Make your own crazy tie-dyed crayons! Read on to see how – and do the colorful math.

Swimming with Killer Whales

January 18, 2019 4:00 pm

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Imagine floating on the ocean and having a giant killer whale swim right under you! That’s what happened to one guy in California. At 30 feet long and with a fin that’s 6 feet high, these gentle giants are full of math. Read on to go big with the killer whale math.