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Oh Give Me a Home…
April 7th, 2021

Buffalo, those big furry animals also called bison, are the biggest animals in North America. They’re up to 11 feet long, weigh up to 2,000 pounds, and can jump pretty high, too! Click through to do some big buffalo math.

One Skate In Front of the Other
April 6th, 2021

Get on a roll with some incredible roller skating world records in this Bedtime Math!

Egg Hunt
April 4th, 2021

We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

No Foolin’
April 1st, 2021

Today is April Fools’ Day, the day we play pranks on people, like freezing the milk in their cereal, to make them look like fools. Click through to do the April Fools’ Day math…and maybe get a few ideas for tricks!

The Story of Passover, Rube Goldberg-Style
March 27th, 2021

How do you tell the story of Passover with a Rube Goldberg machine? Read on to find out, and do the math in this crazy telling of Passover!

Real-Life Treasure Hunt
March 26th, 2021

You never know what’s buried in your backyard, and for one California couple, their yard held real treasure. When they saw a can sticking out of the ground, they dug it out and ended up finding eight cans filled with 1,427 gold coins!

A Day for Wishes and Tricks
March 17th, 2021

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, that Irish holiday when we wear green clothes, eat green food, and maybe score some “luck of the Irish” for ourselves. There are leprechauns, those funny elf-like fellows from Irish fairy tales who are only as tall as kids, but have big magical powers. Supposedly they keep all their coins in a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, which would be a great thing to find. It’s even better to find the leprechaun himself, because if you capture him he’ll grant you 3 wishes. Another Irish symbol is the shamrock, or 3-leaf clover, because long ago people in Ireland believed that carrying a clover kept you safe from evil spirits. It’s still a sign of good luck today, and 4-leaf clovers are even better luck. Who knows, maybe today you’ll find a leprechaun or a clover – or at the least, you’ll get to eat a green pretzel.

The Wheel Deal
March 14th, 2021

Learn how doing math with Pi can be just as much fun as eating pie!

Cat out of the Bag
March 10th, 2021

What does it mean when someone “lets the cat out of the bag” and why did tricky farmers have to make sure they did the math right when selling pigs? Read on to see how these things are related – and do the math in swapping animals!

On the Other Hand…
March 2nd, 2021

Most people are right-handed, which means they use their right hand to write and generally feel stronger using their right side.  However, there are people out there who are left-handed, which means that they write with their left hand, and probably pour drinks, brush their hair, and do lots of other things lefty.  In the old days, everyone thought left-handed people were a threat to society.  But don’t worry, now that we have Google to look up all this stuff, we know that being lefty isn’t bad at all.  In fact, it might mean you’re better at certain things, like music and math.  You will, however, have to get a different-shaped glove to play catch.

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