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A Leafy Game of Leapfrog

October 21, 2016 4:00 pm


Chances are you’ve seen green bushes growing in front of people’s houses or in nature before. But have you ever seen bushes that were shaped like animals? Read on to do the math in this wild art form called “topiary.”

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.

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!

It’s Inktober!

October 9, 2016 4:00 pm


Our longtime fan Ajax L. just told us that October is also Inktober, where the challenge is to draw an ink drawing every day this month. Read on to see how quickly the artwork – or inkwork! – adds up.

What Happens When You Jump from a Plane?

October 8, 2016 4:00 pm


Flying in an airplane really is a crazy idea. Jumping out of one with a parachute at 24 miles high is even crazier! But that didn’t stop Felix Baumgartner. Read on to jump into the math behind this crazy sky dive.

A Tip for Your Halloween Costume

October 7, 2016 4:00 pm


Stuck between a few different costumes to choose for Halloween? Why not wear them all? If you’re like the world record holder for most outfit changes in 1 minute, that won’t be a problem at all! Read on to change it up with the math in this world record, and be wowed with the wardrobe wizardry.

A Triple Bottle-Flip

October 5, 2016 4:00 pm


We’re loving this awesome video of a triple bottle-flip that Bedtime Math fans Matthew, Sean, and Ryan D. sent us! When you stop to think about it, this neat activity has lots of math involved. Read on to flip out over the fun numbers in bottle-flipping.

When Rover Gets Rainbowed

October 2, 2016 4:00 pm


Sidewalk chalk is a great way to make your sidewalk (and dog!) colorful. But did you know you can find plain-colored chalk in nature? Read on to master the math in sidewalk chalk.

If Your Car Had Arms and Legs

October 1, 2016 4:00 pm


We have lots of robots in our lives, but we bet there are few as cool as this real-life Transformer car! Read on to see how it works, and discover the math in these mutating cars.