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Flowers That Count
April 21st, 2021

It’s Spring, which means more flowers – and more math! Read on to see how some flowers really know how to count.

Squirreling It Away
December 7th, 2020

As it gets colder, you might see squirrels skittering around with their cheeks full of food or digging everywhere. Why do they do this, and how did one forgetful squirrel many, many years ago lead to a cool flower? Read on to find out, and dig into the math of squirrels, seeds, and nature!

When You Wish upon a Fluff
July 29th, 2020

You know those cute yellow flowers you see in the grass? Or those round, white poofs of fluff you can blow into the air to make a wish? They’re the same flower, called a dandelion. And with the number of seeds and how far they can fly, there’s a lot of math in them. Read on to float away with the numbers in dandelions!

Bed of Flowers – for Real
July 5th, 2020

When you plant a whole lot of flowers together, the place they’re planted is usually called a flower bed. But one farm decided to use a real bed to plant their flowers! Read on to do the math in planting and see how the numbers grow.

Can You Really Eat a Cactus?
May 3rd, 2020

Have you ever tried to touch a cactus? How about eat parts of it? Some cacti have paddles that turn into fruit you can actually eat! Read on to poke around the math in cacti.

More Than One Rose for Your Nose
January 1st, 2019

As beautiful as a rose is, a dozen is even more beautiful. So how about 18 million of them, put together to make all kinds of shapes of animals, buildings, people, and more? Read on to wake up and smell the roses – and do the math in the annual Rose Parade!

The Biggest, Stinkiest Flower
June 10th, 2016

Spring is the time when flowers bloom and you get to see lots of pretty colors. Bedtime Math fans Jane and Rita R. just let us know that the biggest flower of them all is blooming right now! Just how big is this flower? Read on to find out, and spring into the math in gigantic flowers.

A Great Place for Cherry Pie
March 26th, 2016

Spring is when leaves and flowers come into bloom. Some of the most famous flowers are those on the cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. With over 3,000 trees, there’s plenty of math budding there! Read on to do the “tree-rific” math in these beautiful blossoms.

A Flower You Can Eat
October 12th, 2015

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.

Solar Flower Power
October 8th, 2015

Why are these flowers that look like they came out of a Dr. Seuss book so cool? Read on to find out – and shine bright with some solar-powered math!

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