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Stretch That Song to the Sky
December 24th, 2021

If you’d like to play an instrument that’s bigger than you are, try the harp. If you’d like to play an instrument that’s A LOT bigger than you, try the Earth Harp! Read on to find out about this 700-foot harp that Bedtime Math fans Sophie and Ian G. told us about – and play along with the math in music.

Throw Those Snowflakes!
December 1st, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Lucas W. asked us, how many snowflakes are in a snowball? Read on to do the ice cold math!

A Penny for a Big Piggy
November 23rd, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Rayhaan asked us, how many pennies can fit in the biggest piggybank? Read on to make “cents” of the math in the world’s biggest piggy bank!

Running Around the Whole World
November 18th, 2021

Bedtime Math fan Valeria M. in Spain just asked us, how long would it take to run all the way around the world? Believe it or not, it’s been done! But how long would it take if you didn’t have to take any breaks? Read on to run through the math of world record runs.

Carpool, or Pool Car?
November 4th, 2021

Pools and bathtubs give us a great place to play and to relax. But have you ever gone swimming in one while it’s rolling down the road? Read on to learn about two Canadian guys who looked to break the world record doing just that – and make a splash with some carpool math!

1,000-Pound Pumpkin
October 29th, 2021

If you live in America, you might want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, or at least roll a couple onto your front lawn for decoration. Well, you’d better get your muscles in shape if you’re buying your pumpkins from farmer Keith Edwards, who’s grown 7 huge pumpkins that together weigh over 7,000 pounds! Read on to work your math muscles with this giant pumpkin math.

Putting the Boom in Boomerang
October 6th, 2021

When you throw a ball or Frisbee, it usually only comes back to you if you’re playing catch with somebody (or fetch with your dog). But a boomerang is different and will return to you on its own! Read on to find out how it works, and go flying with the boomerang math.

Toying With a World Record
September 25th, 2021

Toy cars are tiny, but this one took over a whole road! That’s because the 3-inch car was setting a world record for the longest toy car track. About 50 kids came together to build the bright orange track. The track was made up of 1,400 bendy plastic pieces that stretched for 2,187 feet – […]

Knock Your Socks Off
September 2nd, 2021

What’s the weirdest world record you can think of? We bet it’s not as weird as this one. Read on to do the math on a Guinness World Record that’s sure to knock your socks off!

When Trucks Fly
August 29th, 2021

Trucks are big and heavy vehicles, so they can’t fly off ramps like bikes and skateboards can…right? That’s not what Gregg Godfrey thought when he attempted to set the record for the longest truck jump. Read on to find out if he was successful – and do the math in truck jumping stunts!

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