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The Wild Side of Watermelon
October 15th, 2022

All watermelons are long and round, right? Well, not these wacky watermelons! Read on to find out how farmers grow these cubed wonders – and do the math to see why it’s hip to be a square when you’re these fruits.

The Purr-fect Seat
August 10th, 2022

It’s nice to hang out on a couch with a pet. But sometimes those fuzzy animals can act like, well, animals. If a cat gets bossy, you might end up smooshed into one corner with a paw or tail in your face. So why not give cats their own couch? Lately people have been crocheting […]

Fun Fur for All
July 31st, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Grace C. asked us, how many hairs does a dog have? The answer might surprise you! (Or, if you have a dog and are constantly picking fur off your clothes, maybe you won’t be as surprised.) Read on to find out, and do the fur-flying math on our fuzzy friends.

Bed of Flowers – for Real
July 5th, 2022

When you plant a whole lot of flowers together, the place they’re planted is usually called a flower bed. But one farm decided to use a real bed to plant their flowers! Read on to do the math in planting and see how the numbers grow.

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!
June 4th, 2022

Back in the old days before mattresses were made with foam and Slinky-like springs, making your bed was a lot harder work than it is today. Read on to find out why – and spring to the math in beds!

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