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Music to Your…Toes
August 1st, 2021

It’s so tempting when you feel tired and lazy to take the elevator or escalator instead of walking up the stairs. But what if we made walking up the stairs more fun — would more people do it? Read on to learn what the car company Volkswagen did to make stair-walking more fun, and see how the stairs and fun add up!

The 24 Most Important Guinea Pigs
July 31st, 2021

From dressing up, to swimming, to imitating vegetables, guinea pigs are busy creatures. They’re so busy that a list was made of the 24 Most Important Guinea Pigs. Read on to find out just how important our furry friends are – and do the math on these impressive pets!

Dinnertime at the Zoo
July 30th, 2021

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Zookeepers do a lot more than just hang out with the animals and keep them company. They take care of them and feed them, too. And some animals can really pile on the food! Read on to see how quickly the pounds of food add up when it’s dinnertime at the zoo – and see how much work zookeepers really have to do.

Can That Cow Jump over the Moon?
July 29th, 2021

When you think about the nursery rhyme “Hey Diddle Diddle,” a cow seems like an odd choice to jump over the moon, since kangaroos, hares, and other animals can jump a lot higher. Read on to reach new heights with the jumping nursery rhyme math!

The Castle Flying over Your Head
July 28th, 2021

As if launching a hot air balloon wasn’t cool enough, people in France decided to break a world record by launching the most hot air balloons at one time! Read on to see just how many balloons it took to sail away with the record, and take flight with the hot-air-balloon math.

Tiger-Torn Jeans
July 27th, 2021

At the Kamine Zoo in Japan, some of the animals do more than just eat and relax: they help make jeans! Read on to find out how these talented tigers, bears, and lions tear up the fashion scene, and do the wild wardrobe math.

A Good Way to Get Dizzy
July 25th, 2021

National Merry-Go-Round Day is a great day to celebrate this fun ride. And when you count how many ups-and-downs and arounds are in a ride, the math really starts to add up. Read on to go around and around with the numbers in merry-go-rounds!

Monster Milkshakes
July 24th, 2021

Sometimes when you want dessert, you just can’t decide what to eat. Well, with these milkshakes from Black Tap, you can have your cake and eat it on your milkshake, too! Read on to eat up the math behind monster milkshakes.

Oceans of Orcas
July 23rd, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Chandler M., who’s also a fan of orcas, asked us a great question: how many orcas are out there, and are there more in the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean? Read on to find out the answer, and swim through the orca math!

Quick, Hand Me a Water Balloon!
July 22nd, 2021

A great way to cool off in the summer is to have a water balloon fight, but it always takes so long to fill the balloons, and then you use them up so quickly! Well, one dad found a way to solve that. Read on to find out how, and cool down with some water balloon math.

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