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A Good Way to Get Dizzy
July 25th, 2021

National Merry-Go-Round Day is a great day to celebrate this fun ride. And when you count how many ups-and-downs and arounds are in a ride, the math really starts to add up. Read on to go around and around with the numbers in merry-go-rounds!

The Best Day for Bubble Wrap
January 27th, 2021

Did you ever get some bubble wrap and just couldn’t stop popping the little bubbles? Well, it turns out there’s a day where we show our appreciation for this packing-material-turned-toy. Read on for more about Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, and get popping with the math!

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.

As Schlumpy As a Sloth
October 20th, 2020

Almost every animal gets its own day to be celebrated. And that’s why there’s International Sloth Day! Read on to slink through the math in these lovable, yet slow-moving creatures.

Hang Onto Your Pants!
July 26th, 2020

There are strange national holidays for everything – including National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day! When you think about how many steps you take each day (with or without pants), the numbers can really add up. So grab your pants, get moving, and do the math in walking with your pants.

How to Be a Juggler!
April 18th, 2020

It’s hard enough to catch a flying ball with one hand. But to juggle a whole bunch of them in the air — that takes a lot of math! Read on to play and juggle the numbers.

Ice Cream for Breakfast
February 1st, 2020

There’s a holiday for everything, and today is no exception. Read on to find out what strange, yummy holiday we’re celebrating today – and pile on the scoops of delicious math fun!

“Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day
January 22nd, 2020

It’s “Answer Your Cat’s Questions” Day – and who knows what our furry friends are thinking! But read on to take some guesses at what’s on their minds, and do the math to answer some kitty questions.

Look Out for Penguins
January 20th, 2020

There’s a holiday for just about anything, and today is no exception: it’s Penguin Awareness Day! Even though they’re one of the few birds that can’t fly, penguins are cool in other ways. Read on to discover the numbers in our flightless friend, the penguin.

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