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Color Me Royal
September 14th, 2022

What is your favorite color to wear? One person who had a real favorite was Queen Elizabeth II of England, who passed away last week. Today is the first day people can say goodbye to her, and as we remember her, we can look at her 70 years of beautiful outfits as Queen. Years ago […]

Trip to the Sun
September 13th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Dillon M. asked us, how do we measure the distance from the Earth to the Sun? Read on to find out the answer to this great question, and do the out-of-this-world math!

When Coins Make Sense
September 12th, 2022

When we count out money to pay for something, usually we don’t study it very carefully – we just add it up. But money has some cool secrets. Click “Read More” to find out about them, and do the money math!

Best Suited for Guinea Pigs
September 9th, 2022

Why does a guinea pig need a suit of armor? You never know! So read on, and suit up with the math in pet armor.

Ice Cream on Wheels
September 5th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Lisa B. asked us, how many ice cream bars and popsicles does a truck sell in a day? It all depends on where the truck goes, but the numbers can really add up! Read on to cool down with the math in ice cream trucks.

Whipped Cream Gone Wild
August 26th, 2022

Desserts are yummy, but many are even yummier with whipped cream on top. And you may not think it, but there’s a lot of math that goes into making the perfect whipped cream! Read on to whip up the numbers in this delicious dessert topping.

The Tree You Can’t Hug
August 25th, 2022

If you’ve ever hugged a tree all the way around, we bet it was not a sequoia. Sequoias are huge trees! So naturally there’s a lot of math in them. Read on to discover the numbers in these towering trees.

Dashing Down the Street
August 19th, 2022

You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

A Song Every Minute
August 5th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Elijah B. asked us, how many songs are there in the world? When you think about how long music has been around, the songs really begin to stack up. Read on for the answer, and to tune into the math in music!

A Sandwich That’s Actually Cool
August 2nd, 2022

Whoever thought to put ice cream between two soft, gooey cookies probably didn’t think about all the yummy possibilities he opened up just by combining two equally delicious desserts! And as we celebrate Ice Cream Sandwich Day today, there’s no better time to munch on the numbers in this savory, sweet, and satisfying sandwich.

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