Animals

The Best Day for Bubble Wrap
January 30th, 2023

Did you ever get some bubble wrap and just couldn’t stop popping the little bubbles? Well, it turns out there’s a day where we show our appreciation for this packing-material-turned-toy. Read on for more about Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, and get popping with the math!

If You Give a Bird a Guitar…
January 29th, 2023

Never mind giving a pig a pancake — what happens when you give a bunch of live birds a set of guitars? Read on to find out – and strum your way through the musical math!

Thumb Monkey
January 28th, 2023

Do you think you’re bigger than a monkey? Well, you’re definitely bigger than the world’s smallest one, but maybe not as big as the biggest monkey. Read on to find out about these two amazing animals, and swing through the monkey math!

Furry Friend from Down Under
January 26th, 2023

It’s Australia Day, which is a great time to talk about all the neat animals that live down there. One of the many unique ones is the wombat. Read on to learn more about this cute critter, and scurry your way through the math in these furry friends.

Pillow Fight for Pets
January 23rd, 2023

How would you feel if you went to bed at night ready to sleep, and found someone already sleeping in your spot? Well, that’s probably how this dog felt when he found the cat in his bed. Read on to do the math on the pillow fight that followed, and see how hard this pup worked to get his bed back.

Swimming with Killer Whales
January 20th, 2023

Imagine floating on the ocean and having a giant killer whale swim right under you! That’s what happened to one guy in California. At 30 feet long and with a fin that’s 6 feet high, these gentle giants are full of math. Read on to go big with the killer whale math.

Dogs in Charge
January 15th, 2023

Dogs may seem like they’re just fun, fluffy goofballs. But some dogs actually work real jobs, such as police dogs. When you count up all the hours and years they spend training and doing their jobs, it’s clear that they’re not just all about the fun and games! Read on to see how the training adds up – and do the canine counting.

How Birds Make Movies
January 12th, 2023

We all love to take pictures and videos of ourselves, and it looks like eagles do, too. One eagle stole a hiker’s camera and took a little trip with it. Read on to do the high-flying math on this camera-crazed bird!

More Llama Drama
January 11th, 2023

Llamas are big, shaggy animals that normally live in South America. There are only about 40,000 of them in the US. But some people keep them as giant pets, and sometimes llamas break free. The one in this picture was trotting along a highway in Newburyport, Massachusetts. A friendly driver took him to an animal […]

A Shark Who Likes Snow
January 5th, 2023

It’s fun to make a snowman when there’s enough snow. But it must have been even more fun to make a giant snow shark! Read on to see how one family scaled up the fun, and do the math by the shovelful.

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