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Best of Bedtime Math: Pet Project

October 2, 2015 9:00 am

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Pets: can’t live with them, can’t live without them. Whether it’s a rambunctious Rover, rascally rabbit, or regular old rock, we’re all fond of our non-human friends. Here...

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Best of Bedtime Math: World Record for Weird

June 25, 2015 9:00 am

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Summer can be fun, of course, but it can also be stressful with zero school requirements or anything else to keep your kid busy. If you’re finding that...

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Best of Bedtime Math: A Playful Food Mood

June 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Summer doesn’t just mean snacking on fresh fruit at the playground, it also means that food can be a playground! Here are some of our favorite Bedtime Math...

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Best of Bedtime Math: Worth the Trip

June 11, 2015 9:00 am

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In our last Best of Bedtime Math post, we shared stories about road trips that didn’t end well. But a lot can go right on a journey too,...

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Best of Bedtime Math: Road Tripping, and Slipping

June 4, 2015 9:00 am

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Summertime has been on our minds for a while, and now the weather is finally matching the mood! To kick off the season of popsicles and pools, we’re...

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Best of Bedtime Math: Strange Days Ahead

December 30, 2014 8:00 am

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Well, we’ve made it (somehow) to the end of another year. While many great things happened this year, including the publishing of our second book, Bedtime Math: This...

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Make a LEGO Gift Box

December 22, 2014 8:00 am

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The holidays are coming! My kids like to think outside of the box (no pun intended) and use their LEGO items in different ways, so we decided to make LEGO gift boxes for some of our presents. I knew it would take more than ingenuity to pull this off. My boys would also need math to do the job right.

So You Wanna Be A…Tightrope Walker

December 18, 2014 8:00 am

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Nik Wallenda has been walking on tightropes and setting world records for pretty much his entire life. His most recent record setting stunt was for the highest blindfolded...

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It’s Hip to Be Square

December 11, 2014 8:00 am

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My 7-year-old is a big fan of trivia books, and she is apt to randomly bring up interesting facts that stick with her. Just the other day she shared a couple of nifty little facts with me. For example, we are about one cm taller in the morning than we are in the evening, and that astronauts grow a whopping two inches taller while in space. An odd turn in the conversation led us to two hours of outside play in pursuit of the burning question, are people rectangles or squares?

So You Wanna Be a…Percussive Dance Instructor

December 4, 2014 9:00 am

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It’s a classic conundrum for creative kids: should you dance or play the drums? Well, why not do both at once? Percussive dancers use their feet to beat...

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