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“Canstruction”
January 22nd, 2023

Canned food isn’t just for eating. Each year, people get together and build cool-looking statues out of them for an event called “Canstruction.” Read on to do the building math in playing with your (canned) food.

Living La Vida Lego
December 13th, 2022

Houses and hotels are usually made out of hard bricks, wood, and materials like that. But the Lego Hotel in California decided to make its hotel out of Lego – or at least make it look like it’s made from Lego pieces. Read on to discover the fun and numbers in this one-of-a-kind building!

Watch Out for the Flying Guitars
November 27th, 2022

You can make art out of just about anything – including guitars and bikes! And there may be more math in it than you realize. Read on to see how numbers can help create a mathematical masterpiece.

Play with Your Food
November 22nd, 2022

Grown-ups say you’re not supposed to play with your food. But what if there’s art and math involved with it? Read on to play with the math in playing with your food!

A Leafy Game of Leapfrog
October 21st, 2022

Chances are you’ve seen green bushes growing in front of people’s houses or in nature before. But have you ever seen bushes that were shaped like animals? Read on to do the math in this wild art form called “topiary.”

Best Drummer Ever
October 5th, 2022

You can make music using almost anything, like this guy who uses buckets to make really cool beats! And you’d be surprised how much math there is in music, especially drumming. Read on to find out how this guy is doing the mental music math, and get in on the action yourself.

It’s Inktober!
October 1st, 2022

Our longtime fan Ajax L. just told us that October is also Inktober, where the challenge is to draw an ink drawing every day this month. Read on to see how quickly the artwork – or inkwork! – adds up.

Lady with a Big Foot
September 30th, 2022

The tall, green Statue of Liberty is known all around the world. But do you know just how big she is? The answer might surprise you – so read on to find out the numbers behind this large, lovely Lady!

Color Me Fuzzy Wuzzy
August 31st, 2022

Crayola crayons have all types of crazy names, like Fuzzy Wuzzy, and Outer Space. But wth all the different colors they have, they had to get creative with the names! Read on to do some colorful math in crayon naming.

Swimming Through Bricks
August 24th, 2022

When you look in a river or stream, sometimes you see fish swimming around. But you don’t usually expect to see a giant fish sticking out of a building when you look up! That’s probably why this sculpture sticking through a building in Portland, Oregon is so eye-catching. Read on to find out about this flying fish sculpture and swim through the math.

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