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“Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day
January 22nd, 2022

It’s “Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day – and who knows what our furry friends are thinking! But read on to take some guesses at what’s on their minds, and do the math to answer some kitty questions.

Look Out for Penguins
January 20th, 2022

There’s a holiday for just about anything, and today is no exception: it’s Penguin Awareness Day! Even though they’re one of the few birds that can’t fly, penguins are cool in other ways. Read on to discover the numbers in our flightless friend, the penguin.

The Greatness of Guinea Pigs
January 19th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Katherine T. asked us, how many guinea pigs are there in the world? (with an awesome drawing to show us one!) Read on to find out – and squeal your way through the math on pet guinea pigs!

Sweet Sixteen (Puppies)
January 18th, 2022

People usually have one baby at a time. But dogs are different: they have lots of puppies at once in a “litter”, or group of siblings. Imagine having 5 or 6 brothers and sisters who share your exact birthday. Or even 16! A German Shepherd mom just had a litter of 16 puppies at a guide dog […]

National “Dress Up Your Pet” Day
January 14th, 2022

Today is National Dress up Your Pet Day in the U.S., in case you weren’t already doing that and needed a good reason. We have no idea how this holiday started, but we’re guessing it wasn’t the pets who asked for it. With so many different pets and clothing options, each pet can have his own unique style! Read on to mix and match the pet outfit math.

Movie Time for Bugs
January 11th, 2022

Have you ever watched a movie in 3D and worn those funny glasses that make things look closer or farther away from you? Now imagine insects wearing them! Read on to find out why scientists put teeny tiny glasses on praying mantises – and do the 3D math.

Spotted on Bedtime Math…
January 9th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Migael d.P. asked us, how many spots does a cheetah have? (And sent us a great drawing to help figure it out.) Read on to get wild with math and counting spots!

From Slime to Shine
January 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Amber I. asked us, what is the world’s longest pearl necklace? Read on to see how close your guess is – and do the shiny pearl math!

How Many Sheep Are You Wearing?
January 4th, 2022

When you wear a wool sweater, have you ever stopped to wonder what animal was wearing it before you? How about how many sweaters that animal could make? Read on to do the sweater sums!

Not-So-Pudgy Penguins
January 2nd, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Libby O. asked us, how tall are baby penguins compared to their moms and dads? (and gave us an awesome penguin drawing, too!) It turns out this is an excellent question! Read on to find out the answer and peck away at the penguin math.

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