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Rainbow Sheep
April 20th, 2021

When we think of sheep, we think of fluffy white sheep, or maybe black ones from the song “Baa Baa Black Sheep”…or maybe just slightly brown, slightly dirty, slightly smelly sheep. We definitely don’t think of pink sheep or green sheep, like the ones here. Read on to find out how they got like this and do the wooly math!

When Your Hair Is Taller than You
April 19th, 2021

6-foot long hair makes for a brush with greatness! Get the numbers behind a world-record hairstyle in this Bedtime Math problem.

An Out-of-this-World Workout
April 18th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how long it would take to walk around the Earth? What about the Moon? Go out of this world to answer a kid’s question in this Bedtime Math story!

Spoons with Style
April 17th, 2021

A plastic spoon can be used for more than just 1 thing. Read on to do the math and get the scoop on the many uses of plastic spoons!

Return of the Super-Sized Stingray
April 16th, 2021

Stingrays can be pretty large. But just how big is the biggest one? Read on to find out – and do the math!

Car Wash of Doom
April 15th, 2021

In today’s Math Movie Monday, let’s see how our friend Kevin could use a little math to make his life easier!

A Prime Time to Rhyme
April 14th, 2021

April is Poetry Month, and while poetry is made of words, numbers rule their rhyming. It’s no easy job to rhyme, either, which is why we were amazed by New Orleans “sidewalk poet” Antoine. Click through to do the math and read the poem Antoine made for us!

You’ll Never Believe What Money Can Buy
April 13th, 2021

What’s the wackiest thing you can think of to buy? Read on to find out some pretty crazy things you can bid on, and see how they add up!

The Most Delicious Dominoes
April 12th, 2021

How many boxes of cereal does it take to topple a world record? Read on to do the tasty tipping point math!

The Coolest Job in the World
April 11th, 2021

If you want a great job when you grow up, guess what: you could be an “ice cream taster.” With counting chocolate chips, and sampling a fraction of the cartons, there’s a ton of math in this tasty job! Read on to see just how much, and try it out for yourself.

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