‘Daily Math’

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How to Jump out of the Zoo

September 25, 2019 4:00 pm

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Running a zoo is a lot of work: feeding all the animals, scooping their poop, and keeping critters from chasing (and eating) each other. For that last one, building the zoo is an even bigger project. Read on to jump through the math in creating a zoo!

Facing the Soccer Ball

September 24, 2019 4:00 pm

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Soccer balls are fun to kick around and do cool tricks with. There’s lots of math in soccer balls, too, like the different shapes on them. Read on to find out more about this sphere full of number surprises – and have a ball with the math!

Crayon Parade

September 23, 2019 4:00 pm

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We’re loving this map of Crayola crayon colors, showing how Crayola has added more and more shades over the years. Back when the company started, there were just 8 crayon shades. Since then, the number of colors has grown a lot, making the coloring (and math!) more fun.

Dog Train

September 22, 2019 4:00 pm

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Lots of dogs love car rides, where they can stick their heads out the window and feel the breeze in their faces. But what about train rides? One man decided to make a special train for stray dogs near his home, and he gives them rides every week! Read on to do the math and see how this train has gone to the dogs!

Alligators, Windmills, and One Small Ball

September 21, 2019 4:00 pm

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Mini golf is a crazy version of golf with wacky obstacles – like spinning windmills, twisty bridges, and alligators (not real, of course!) that open and close their mouths – which you have to try to hit your ball through, over, and around to make it in the hole. And today is Miniature Golf Day, so read on to celebrate it with some hole-in-one math!

Build Your Own Big Bad Bed!

September 20, 2019 4:00 pm

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When is a kid bed more than a kid bed? When a dad builds one with a slide, hidden bookcase-door, top-secret room, ball ramp, and pulley system out of Ikea furniture! Read on to see how the hours of fun add up with this awesome bed.

A Backwards Day

September 19, 2019 4:00 pm

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A palindrome is a word that is spelled the same backwards and forwards, like toot and racecar. Can you think of any others? It turns outย numberscan do the...

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Toying With a World Record

September 18, 2019 4:00 pm

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Toy cars are tiny, but this one took over a whole road! That’s because the 3-inch car was setting a world record for the longest toy car track....

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Hang Out Inside My Piano!

September 17, 2019 4:00 pm

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Buildings don’t have to be shaped like plain squares or rectangles. They can be fun shapes, like the piano and violin buildings in this picture. And the funkier the shape, the more math there is. Read on to do the math behind these cool buildings!

Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?

September 16, 2019 4:00 pm

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Cats are furry and fuzzy all over, but the most important bit of fluff might be a cat’s whiskers. Their whiskers are important because they help the cats do math in tight spaces! Read on to find out how.