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The Best-Selling Cookie — at Least Right Now
February 3rd, 2023

Girl Scout cookies are some of the yummiest cookies around. And with a variety of flavors, shapes, and numbers of cookies, each boxful has a load of math in it. Read on to crunch and munch your way through the delicious numbers behind the country’s favorite cookies (at least during this time of year).

Spirocakes
February 1st, 2023

If you like math, art, and pancakes, then the Spirocake is for you! It’s a neat tool that uses math and gears to create cool-looking pancakes. Read on to see how it does it – and eat up the math in these delicious pancake designs.

“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.

Big Snack, Little Snack
January 21st, 2023

Have you ever wondered how much you’d need to eat if you ate just donuts, or just carrots, or just cake? For some foods, it’s a smaller amount than others. And an app called Calorific shows you just how much of some foods equal 200 “calories.” Read on to do the math and find out just how many donuts and carrots equal the same amount!

Donuts Gone Bonkers
January 16th, 2023

When you stick one yummy food inside another, the yumminess really multiplies quickly. So the “donut turducken” – an apple fritter inside pudding inside a donut, topped with chocolate frosting – must have a yumminess factor that’s out of this world! Read on to get a taste of the delicious dessert math.

Making Toys out of Chocolate
January 10th, 2023

The 3D printer is a pretty exciting machine. And it becomes even more exciting when you put chocolate in it to print out cool, yummy chocolate shapes. Read on to do the math and play with your dessert!

The Tastiest “Type” of Waffles
January 8th, 2023

Waffles are yummy no matter what shape they come in. But it must be a lot of fun to eat keyboard-shaped waffles – especially when there are so many square holes to catch the syrup! Read on to eat up the math in this funky invention.

If You Want to Throw a Fruitcake…
January 7th, 2023

We’re always told not to play with our food, and especially not to throw it. But what if there was a national day that celebrated throwing fruitcake? Well there is! Read on for more about this crazy tradition, and do the math to see how far fruitcake can fly.

How Many Cheerios in a Box?
January 2nd, 2023

Bedtime Math fan Arun W. just asked us a question we’d never thought about: how many Cheerios are in a box of Cheerios? Read on to find out, and add up the big fun in these little Os!

New Year, New You!
January 1st, 2023

The New Year is a popular time to start “resolutions,” or promises to become a better person. But just how long does it take for that promise to stick? Read on to do the New Year’s math in resolutions!

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