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Who’s the Nosiest Animal in the World?
October 18th, 2021

Sniff out some wild numbers to figure out who has the longest nose on Earth in this Bedtime Math story!

Letting the Cat Out of the Bag
October 16th, 2021

The saying “let the cat out of the bag” actually has to do with cats and pigs. And this cat-and-pig duo shows that there doesn’t have to be a bag involved for these two animals to be paired up. Read on to do the math on this cat (and pig!) nap – and find math and friendship in unlikely places!

Eye-Popping Pancakes
October 14th, 2021

Pancakes are yummy, and it turns out they don’t have to be just circles! Read on to play with your food and flip through the flapjack math.

The Straw That Broke the Gator’s Back
October 12th, 2021

Hey, is that a real live monster-sized alligator? Read on to find out – and see how math, art, and nature come together!

Flashing Those Lego Feathers
October 10th, 2021

If you’ve ever played with Legos, you know how fun it is to make creations with them. Well, Sean Kenney, an artist and “LEGO Certified Professional” has taken brick building to a new level – he creates life-like statues of animals using thousands of Legos! Read on to do the math on his brick collection – and see how real his wild creature creations look.

Prairie Dog Party
September 30th, 2021

Prairie dogs aren’t only cute animals that apparently like to munch on carrots. They’re also awesome underground architects, building tunnels and “towns” that are miles long! Read on to learn more about these furry friends – and dig up the numbers behind prairie dogs.

Dog Train
September 22nd, 2021

Lots of dogs love car rides, where they can stick their heads out the window and feel the breeze in their faces. But what about train rides? One man decided to make a special train for stray dogs near his home, and he gives them rides every week! Read on to do the math and see how this train has gone to the dogs!

How to Jump out of the Zoo
September 18th, 2021

Running a zoo is a lot of work: feeding all the animals, scooping their poop, and keeping critters from chasing (and eating) each other. For that last one, building the zoo is an even bigger project. Read on to jump through the math in creating a zoo!

Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?
September 15th, 2021

Cats are furry and fuzzy all over, but the most important bit of fluff might be a cat’s whiskers. Their whiskers are important because they help the cats do math in tight spaces! Read on to find out how.

Giraffe Hotel
September 11th, 2021

A hotel is a building where you pay to stay one night at a time when away from home – and where, if you’re in Kenya, a giraffe might suddenly poke its head through your window. Read on to check out these interesting guests and do the giraffe math!

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