‘Entertainment’

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Three Sheets to the Wind

July 16, 2016 4:00 pm

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You can do lots of things with a blank piece of paper, including making a world record-setting paper airplane! Read on to soar with the math and numbers in these classic creations.

Weaving around the Sun

July 8, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Addie W. asked us, how many Rainbow Loom bands would it take to wrap around the sun? Read on to find out, and go big with the sunny loom math!

Put Your Wheels in the Air

July 6, 2016 4:00 pm

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Seeing a car gliding on 2 wheels might make you stop and take a second look. But a few years ago, a few people in Saudi Arabia started driving like this for fun (on non-crowded roads we hope!). Read on to do the math on this new craze called “sidewalk skiing,” and see how it’s a fun, crazy balancing act.

Stuffed Animals Gone Wild

June 29, 2016 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your stuffed animals all suddenly became real animals? Would they be bigger or smaller than they are as stuffed animals? Read on to do the math in life-sized snugglies!

The Wild World of Waterslides

June 25, 2016 4:00 pm

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One of the best summer treats is the waterslide: a slide with water running down it. And waterslides can get pretty long and wild! Read on to find out about some of the longest waterslides in the world – and have a splash with the math.

Try Not to Lose Your Marbles

June 20, 2016 4:00 pm

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Marbles are those pretty glass balls that roll all over the place, including under your couch! But did you know there are games people play with marbles? Read on to find out the interesting story behind the game of marbles, and roll through the marble-y math.

Finding Dory – and Drawing Her

June 16, 2016 4:00 pm

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Animated movies take a lot of drawing, and a lot of math! Read on to go behind the scenes and see the numbers involved in some of your favorite movies.

Your Very Own Balloon Ride

June 13, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Ana P. asked us, how many balloons would it take to lift her school principal into the air? That’s a great question! Read on to lift off with the math in reaching new heights with balloons.

How to Be a Math Whiz

June 9, 2016 4:00 pm

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Want to learn how to do some pretty cool math tricks in your head and wow your friends and family? Read on to find out the tricks in becoming a math whiz!

Perfect Paper Pets

June 5, 2016 4:00 pm

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This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!