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How to Turn a Banana into a Penguin
August 8th, 2021

We’re told not to play with our food, but when it looks like a cute penguin, it’s hard not to. One website shows you how to turn an ordinary fruit into an adorable animal. Read on to go bananas for the math in these edible penguin friends!

As Purple As a Tomato
May 26th, 2021

We’re fans of playing with our food, especially when it’s colorful! Read on to do the mix-and-matching math of purple carrots, yellow tomatoes, and white squash.

A New Way to Cut Your Food
May 8th, 2021

Whoever said you shouldn’t play with your food obviously didn’t know how to make cool, geometric designs with their fruits and veggies. Read on to chow down on some food math!

The Weirdest Fruit You’ve Never Tasted
February 25th, 2021

Sure, you’ve probably eaten apples, bananas, and grapes. But have you ever tasted a jabuticaba? And if not, what does it even look like? Read on to discover the math in a list of 20 fruits you’ve probably never eaten – and see how many you might be adventurous enough to try!

If You Want to Throw a Fruitcake…
January 2nd, 2021

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.

The Wild Side of Watermelon
October 15th, 2020

All watermelons are long and round, right? Well, not these wacky watermelons! Read on to find out how farmers grow these cubed wonders – and do the math to see why it’s hip to be a square when you’re these fruits.

A Berry Big Number
July 30th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Elley C. asked us, are there more strawberries or people in the world? Read on to find out – you might be shocked by the tasty answer!

A Fight between Fruits and Veggies
June 25th, 2020

What’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? A fruit comes out of the flower on a plant and holds seeds. Apples and oranges, peaches and apricots, and all kinds of berries do this. Veggies come from other parts of the plant, like lettuce and spinach (which are leaves) or carrots and onions (which […]

When Apples Try to Fly
April 25th, 2020

We love food, and we love it even more when we get to play with it. Chef John Mitzewich likes to play with his food, too – and created this neat apple swan! Read on to find out how to make one, while swan-diving through the math in playing with your food.

Orange You Glad You’re Not Round?
April 12th, 2020

Normally, oranges and watermelons are round. But in Japan, they grow cool five-sided oranges and cube watermelons! Read on to see how the fruit math really shapes up.

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