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Can You Count All the Clouds?
May 10th, 2022

Have you ever tried to count all the clouds in the sky? Set your sights high in this fun outdoor math story to share with your kids!

How Many People Share Your Birthday?
April 19th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Paige O. asked us, how many babies are born each day? And fan Megan S. asked us, how many people share your birthday? If you think about it, they’re asking the same question in different ways – so read on to discover the math behind babies sharing birthdays!

How Many Burgers Could Fit Inside Earth?
April 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Cynthia D. asked us, how many pizzas could we fit inside our planet if it were hollow? And fan Sophia H. wants to know how many cheeseburgers? Read on to find out and really chow down on the math!

Hang Onto That Party Balloon!
April 2nd, 2022

If you let a balloon go, how high can it float? Reach new heights with this story starring a Bedtime Math Superfan!

How Long Will the Snow Stick?
February 11th, 2022

If you get 2 feet of snow, how long will it take to melt? Do the cool math in this story!

One Long Ride
September 4th, 2021

Nobody wants to go for the world’s longest car ride. But what about a ride in the longest car? Our friend Josephine B. asked us, what’s the biggest car in the world? Turns out it’s a 100-foot long limousine with 26 wheels! This car is so long it has to bend in the middle, otherwise […]

How to Share Hundreds of Cookies
December 18th, 2020

We are loving this picture from our cookie-baking fans Avery and Mia S. It’s perfect for National Bake Cookies Day, which is today! Who baked the first ever cookie, by the way? It turns out they happened almost by accident: to test the oven. People would drip cake batter onto a pan and stick it […]

Your Very Hungry Vacuum Cleaner
October 27th, 2020

Have you ever lost a coin or a shoelace into a vacuum cleaner? How does the vacuum suck it up like that? The machine has a really strong fan spinning inside. Instead of blowing air out at you, it pulls air — and dirt, and Lego, and little fuzzies from your sweater — up into […]

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