If you’ve ever had to step over toys without tripping, just imagine how a cat and 3 dogs feel about it! We are loving this video of a family of pets walking through a maze. The owners stood up lots of markers and colored pencils on the floor. Check out all those furry paws, then do the math on them.

*Wee ones:* A cat and 3 dogs try the maze. How many pets is that?

*Little kids:* If Mia the cat runs through the maze in 4 seconds, and Akira the golden retriever takes 6 seconds longer, how long does Akira take? *Bonus: *How many paws do the cat and 3 dogs have all together? Count up if it helps!

*Big kids:* How many objects do you think are out there, without counting all of them? How would you go about guessing?*Bonus: *We count 65 objects. If Atena chews on 1/5 of them, how many does she leave alone?

Answers:

*Wee ones:* 4 pets.

*Little kids:* 10 seconds. *Bonus:* 16 paws.

*Big kids: *Lots of ways to do this! One way is to count a few of them in a small area, then guess how many clumps that size there are in total. You could count 10, then guess how many 10s fit. It appears there are 65 objects. *Bonus:* 52 objects escape being chewed, since Atena chews on 13 of them.