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Double-Trouble Dominoes
March 31st, 2021

Dominos are fun to begin with, but doubling the size of each one makes them doubly as cool! Read on to see how the math stacks up.

Chick-Tac-Toe
February 15th, 2021

It’s fun to play the game tic-tac-toe, and apparently even chickens think so! With the playing grid and counting to three in a row, these chickens must have been real mathematicians — or were they? Read on to find out about these tricky chickies, and do the math in tic-tac-toe-playing birds.

The Secret to Dice
November 19th, 2020

Dice are a fun toy we can use in a lot of different games. And having numbers on each face, they’re really math-y, too! Read on to get on a roll with the numbers behind dice – and learn a secret or two about these cool cubes.

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.

When Your Words Really Count
April 13th, 2020

We’re all about playing with the numbers. So we think a game that can combine playing with letters and numbers is awesome! Read on to see what game gives you this double dose of fun – and see how the math spells out.

Tic-Tac-Toe with a Twist
September 27th, 2019

Tic-tac-toe is a fun game you can play almost anywhere. And if you ever get bored of it, you can put a mini tic-tac-toe board in each square of a giant tic-tac-toe board to create more excitement! Read on to find out how to play this twist on a favorite game – and see just how far beyond three-in-a-row tic-tac-toe can go.

Jenga Cat
June 12th, 2019

Let’s face it: our pets want to be like us. They want to eat our food, sleep on our beds, and play our games — like Jenga, where you stack lots of thin wooden blocks, then pull them out one at a time without making the stack fall down. Read on to see how one cat’s Jenga-playing skills stack up – along with the numbers!

The Game of Telephone
December 28th, 2014

Have you ever played the game of Telephone? In a group of people, one person thinks of something secret to say, and whispers it to next person, who whispers it to the next, until finally the last person says to everyone what he or she heard – which isn’t always what it started out as. And with over 1,000 people playing it to break the record, the secret phrase was bound to change. Read on to do the math on this fun game!

600-Pound Building Blocks
November 11th, 2014

The game Jenga is a test of steady hands. You stack blocks 3 across in 9 layers, then each player has to pull out a block and set it on top of the tower without making the whole stack tip over. People love this game. But why should we have all the fun? From cats to construction vehicles – everybody and everything is joining in on the game!

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