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When Your Food Makes a Face
August 27th, 2021

Food is fun to begin with, but it’s even more fun when it makes a face at you. And apparently, this isn’t as rare as you’d think. Read on to crunch the numbers behind the fun food face math!

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!

From Dinosaur to French Fry
October 11th, 2020

Bedtime Math fans Parker and Kenley M. grow thousands of potatoes – some in really cool shapes like hearts, hands, ducks and dinosaurs – on their family farm. All those potatoes got them thinking, and they asked us, how many potatoes would it take to feed the world? Read on to find out and see how the math shapes up in the sums of spuds!

X-Ray Vision Carrots
September 23rd, 2020

In a world full of salty, fatty snacks, you might not always feel like eating your veggies. But it turns out, if they’re called cool names like “x-ray vision carrots,” you’re a lot more likely to eat them! Read on to do the math behind your power veggies.

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 […]

What Do Marshmallows, Batteries, and Glue Have in Common?
June 11th, 2020

You’d never think that marshmallows, batteries and glue have anything in common, but they do! Read on to find out what it is – and do the math in their mysterious connection.

You Say Tomato, I Say To-mah-to
May 1st, 2020

You may not think it, but a tomato is a mysterious plant. How do you say it’s name: to-may-to or to-mah-to? Is it a fruit or a vegetable? How did we figure out it wasn’t poisonous? Read on to find out…and do the to-math-o in tomatoes!

Just Like Two Peas in a…Mattress
November 16th, 2015

If you’ve heard the fairy tale of the princess and the pea, you know it’s about a very picky princess who can feel a tiny pea under her poofy bed. This got Bedtime Math fan Tanisha T. thinking, and she asked us how many peas could we stuff into a whole mattress? Read on to do the math behind veggies in your bed!

A “Tree” You Can Pop in Your Mouth
July 26th, 2015

Cauliflower is a veggie that looks like broccoli, but comes in way more colors than its green cousin. And when there are that many colors involved, there’s bound to be a ton of math, too! Read on to do the colorful math of cauliflower.

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