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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!

Long Cool Snowwoman
February 3rd, 2022

Have you ever built a snowman? How about a122-foot tall snowwoman? Read on to discover the numbers behind Olympia, the record-setting snowperson built in Maine in 2008!

Going Slideways
February 2nd, 2022

There are surprisingly lots of uses for truck tires. Some are more fun than others, like snow tubing. Read on for a fun ride through the math in tubing!

No Slow Snowman
January 31st, 2022

A snowman goes interstate overnight to spread some very cool math in classrooms from Kentucky to Florida in this fun story to read with your kids!

Who’s the Winner, Snow or Trees?
January 12th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Evan K. asked us, which one does Earth have more of, snow or trees? What’s your guess? Read on to find out what the math says – you might be surprised by the answer!

Tale of Two Snowflakes
December 25th, 2021

You’ve probably heard that all snowflakes have 6 equal sides, and that no 2 snowflakes look the same. Is that all true? Read on to find out – and do the sums in snowflakes!

The Weight of Snow, in Chocolate
December 4th, 2021

If snow is starting to fall where you live, you may be out there building a snowman or chucking snowballs at your friends — and you may notice how the really wet, sticky snow you can pack into shapes is also really heavy. How can those teeny specks falling from the sky weigh so much? Read on to see – and find out just how much a snowflake weighs.

In Case You Got No Snow…
February 19th, 2021

When we hear a giant snowstorm is coming, we get really excited to play in the snow. But sometimes the storm decides to go another way and we don’t get any snow. Well, one grandpa decided to fix that problem for his granddaughter. Read on to see how he did this – and do the math in traveling snow!

A Shark Who Likes Snow
January 5th, 2021

It’s fun to make a snowman when there’s enough snow. But it must have been even more fun to make a giant snow shark! Read on to see how one family scaled up the fun, and do the math by the shovelful.

Color-Craze Igloo
December 20th, 2020

In reeeeeally cold places, people sometimes live in igloos, small homes built of blocks of ice and snow. One couple decided to make an igloo out of colorful ice blocks. Read on to find out how they did it – and see how the math in igloo-making stacks up!

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