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Blue Sky, Blue Sea…Blue Trees?
June 22nd, 2022

This may look like a page out of a Dr. Seuss book, but these blue trees are real! Of course, an artist painted them to make them blue. Read on to find out why – and see how the math can really add up when art meets nature.

Finding Dory – and Drawing Her
June 16th, 2022

Animated movies take a lot of drawing, and a lot of math! Read on to go behind the scenes and see the numbers involved in some of your favorite movies.

Guinea Pigs Above the Rim
June 15th, 2022

In basketball, one of the most exciting plays is a “slam dunk.” That’s when a player leaps up to the hoop and jams the ball through, before hanging on the orange rim for style points. It turns out humans aren’t the only animals who like to dunk. Molly the guinea pig just dunked 4 times in […]

Perfect Paper Pets
June 5th, 2022

This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!

A Quick Drink for a Big Dog
May 28th, 2022

Dogs are pretty smart and can learn tricks quickly. This giant furry friend picked up on a very useful trick. Read on to see his talent – and slurp up a refreshing mouthful of math!

The Bounciest Mile
May 27th, 2022

It’s easier to do one thing at a time than two things. Sometimes grown-ups get carried away doing lots of things at once. It’s called multitasking, and it usually ends with them dropping their phone into a pot of tomato sauce (don’t ask). Well, fortunately some grown-ups CAN do two things at once – and […]

Lego by the House-ful
May 22nd, 2022

Longtime Bedtime Math fan Benjamin H. asked us, how many Lego pieces are made every day? Read on to do the math and find out the answer to this fantastic question – you might be surprised at just how many Legos are being churned out and stacked up each day!

Tricks to Make You a Math Whiz
May 20th, 2022

Want to learn how to do some pretty cool math tricks in your head and wow your friends and family? Read on to find out the tricks in becoming a math whiz!

Hopscotch 4 Miles – and Then Some
May 16th, 2022

Jump right into this bouncy story about a world record hopscotch course, and do some thinking on your feet!

A Dizzying World Record
May 13th, 2022

Can you spin around once? Good. Can you spin around 3 times? Great! Now, can you spin around 3 times on a skateboard in midair? Well, so far only 4 people on Earth have done that. At age 11, Gui Khury pulled off a 1,080-degree spin (360 degrees is 1 full circle, so 3 full […]

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