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Photo-Fest
October 22nd, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Yuri R. S. asked us, how many pictures are taken every year around the world? When you add up all the devices that can take photos, it ends up being a lot! Read on to find out how fast the photos add up.

Life-Size Candy Land
October 16th, 2020

Candy Land is a fun game. But make it life-size, where you become the little players moving around the colorful board, and it gets even more fun! Read on to go big with the math behind the way one town celebrated this sweet game.

Best Drummer Ever
October 5th, 2020

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.

The Song That’s Stuck in Your Head
September 24th, 2020

Have you ever had a song stuck in your head that you just can’t get out? You’d be surprised how much math is in these catchy tunes. Read on to tune into the numbers in songs you can’t stop singing!

Your House, Made of Lego
September 11th, 2020

What if you could build your own house out of Lego? How many pieces would you need? Read on to build up with the Lego math!

Triple-Trick Dominoes
September 8th, 2020

Domino chains are so simple but so cool. And when you make them into patterns and spirals with multiple levels like Lily Hevesh does, they’re even cooler! Read on to discover the math behind building a triple domino spiral – and see where math, science, and art collide.

Tongue Twister for Your Eyes
August 3rd, 2020

Does this picture look right to you, or does something seem a little strange about it the more you read the words? Read on to see why this optical illusion trips up your brain and eyes – and do the colorful math!

Three Sheets to the Wind
July 16th, 2020

You can do lots of things with a blank piece of paper, including making a world record-setting paper airplane! Read on to soar with the math and numbers in these classic creations.

Nelly’s Nose
April 19th, 2020

Dogs like to play catch, fetch, or just chase us across the yard. But one dog can do much neater, trickier tricks. Read on to find out what cool things Nelly the golden retriever can do – and play with the math!

How to Be a Juggler!
April 18th, 2020

It’s hard enough to catch a flying ball with one hand. But to juggle a whole bunch of them in the air — that takes a lot of math! Read on to play and juggle the numbers.

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