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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.

A Flower You Can Eat
August 1st, 2022

Have you ever made fun Play-doh food? Well, if you like doing that, you should try making apple roses with an adult. They’re real desserts you can eat, and they look just like roses! Read on to find out how easy it is to do the math for these fancy, fruity flowers.

Blue Sky, Blue Sea…Blue Trees?
June 22nd, 2022

This may look like a page out of a Dr. Seuss book, but these blue trees are real! Of course, an artist painted them to make them blue. Read on to find out why – and see how the math can really add up when art meets nature.

Perfect Paper Pets
June 5th, 2022

This sleepy bear looks so real that if you poked him, he might startle awake. But he’s a sculpture made by artist Calvin Nicholls. Read on to be surprised by the material Calvin uses in his sculptures, and see where math meets art in his amazing work!

A One-Squiggle Cat
May 9th, 2022

It’s amazing what you can draw with just one line! Learn how Hilbert curves work with the help of a kitty in this story!

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.

Eye-Popping Puzzling Paper-Play
September 29th, 2021

We’re loving the site Papermatrix, where super-talented people show us how to weave strips of colored paper into wild-patterned boxes, balls, and other shapes. And these cool crafts have a ton of math in them. Read on to get crafty with the math!

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