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How Does Water Get to Your House?
April 27th, 2022

How much water does a water tower hold, and why are water towers so high off the ground? Read on to find out the answers to these great questions, and discover how much water and math are gushing out of this everyday structure!

How Many Toes Does a Horse Have?
April 26th, 2022

Do horses have toes? Read on to find out!

Hockey for Days (and Weeks)
April 25th, 2022

Hockey is a fast, fun sport: Players skate on ice and use a stick to whack a slippery round puck into the goal. But they get tired fast, too. So hockey players skate only for a couple of minutes at a time, taking turns. In an hour-long game, a hockey player will play for only […]

Dance Like a Cockatoo
April 24th, 2022

We know we can teach an animal to dance: we see it at the circus all the time. But do regular wild animals hear music and dance on their own, matching the beat? Click “Read More” to find out and do the math.

How Many Years in a Hamster Year?
April 23rd, 2022

Bedtime Math fans really want to know about animal years. Victoria and Emilia I. asked, can you measure years using animals other than dogs? And Sophie L. asked how old her cats are in cat years. Read on to do the math on the age of our favorite furry pals!

From Trash to Toys
April 22nd, 2022

Today is Earth Day, when we celebrate our home planet. One way we can take care of Earth is by piling up less trash. And one way to pile up less trash is to recycle. But can you recycle an old, broken toy? Yes – or at least, someone can! This New Jersey company will […]

Crickets Who Count
April 21st, 2022

We humans aren’t the only creatures who can do math. Crickets can, too! Read on to find out what counting cricket chirps can tell you, and do the nature math.

When Apples Try to Fly
April 20th, 2022

We love food, and we love it even more when we get to play with it. Chef John Mitzewich likes to play with his food, too – and created this neat apple swan! Read on to find out how to make one, while swan-diving through the math in playing with your food.

How Many People Share Your Birthday?
April 19th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Paige O. asked us, how many babies are born each day? And fan Megan S. asked us, how many people share your birthday? If you think about it, they’re asking the same question in different ways – so read on to discover the math behind babies sharing birthdays!

How to Be a Juggler!
April 18th, 2022

It’s hard enough to catch a flying ball with one hand. But to juggle a whole bunch of them in the air — that takes a lot of math! Read on to play and juggle the numbers.

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