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Time to Line Up…

November 22, 2015 4:00 pm


Do you sometimes look at the clock, waiting for time to pass and it just moves so slowly? Well, Bedtime Math fans Miriam, Silas, and Titus R. shared some great, fun clock number games you can play to pass the time. Read on to play with the numbers – and have a good time!

Math-y Moustaches

November 20, 2015 4:00 pm


You might have seen some guys with beards and moustaches that cover a little bit of their face. But we bet you’ve never seen any moustaches like these math-y ones! Over 300 men competed to see who had the fiercest beards at the National Beard and Moustache Championships. Read on to see what categories they were competing in – and do the fancy-facial-hair math.

What Does a Billion Grains of Sand Look Like?

November 18, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked how many grains of sand are in a sandcastle. Turns out there’s a big difference between a teeny tiny sand castle and a huge one. So just how tiny is the smallest sandcastle? And how many grains of sand are in a normal-sized sandcastle? Read on to dig up the answers and do the sums in sand!

Dog on Wheels

November 17, 2015 4:00 pm


It’s fun to teach dogs tricks, like “paw,” and “roll over.” But to teach them to break a world record is another story! Read on to find out how Otto the dog became a world record holder, and skate through the math of dogs on wheels.

Just for Kicks

November 15, 2015 4:00 pm


Have you ever kicked a ball as hard as you could? How far do you think it went? This is what some players do in American football – and it goes pretty far! Read on to see just how far it soars, and kick it up a notch with the numbers behind football.

Crayons by the Billions

November 8, 2015 4:00 pm


When you draw with a crayon, did you ever wonder how it was made? Or how many crayons are made in a day? You might be surprised at just how fast the machines can roll out those crayons. Read on to do the colorful math behind this favorite coloring tool!

How to Get a Bigger Brownie

November 6, 2015 4:00 pm


Cake tastes delicious no matter what shape it’s in. But we’re loving this cake-cutter made by Matthias Wandel that cuts the cake into hexagons. Read on to find out why this hexagon knife is so cool – and bite into the cake math!

Can a Bird Take You for a Ride?

November 5, 2015 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Kaien M. asked us a great question: how many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you? Read on to fly away with the math and see what the answer to this question is!

Dinosaur Dogs

November 2, 2015 4:00 pm


Lots of kids dress up for Halloween. But people also spend a lot of time carefully planning out the costumes for their dogs, too! And pooches in New York City then get to strut their stuff in a Halloween Dog Parade. Read on to find out what some of the popular pup outfits were this year – and do the canine costume math.

Vote for Your Favorite Toy

October 29, 2015 4:00 pm


Did you know that there’s a Toy Hall of Fame? What’s even better is that you can vote for the toys that make it in! Read on to see if your favorite toy made it to the finals – and play around with the toy math.