A great opportunity to explore pi and math-related concepts is on Pi Day! We thought we’d help you sort through all of the great teaching resources online for helping you celebrate Pi Day. Here are our best finds for ensuring maximum Pi Day fun and learning!
Let’s get real – Pi Day practically screams “Party” for any math classroom across all grade levels. Not only is the day literally 3.14, but it is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. What a perfect time to gather some room parents or classroom volunteers and throw a marvelous math celebration with plenty of pie! Check out this post for some super creative Pi Day party inspiration.
Another stellar way to celebrate Pi Day is with a math lesson that leaves a lasting impression on your student’s minds. When it comes to planning Pi Day activities for your kindergarten class, it may be a challenge. We searched high and low for lessons that are guaranteed to delight your little math enthusiasts. Here is a resource that won’t disappoint 🙂
Ultimately, pi is the number that defines the relationship of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. So what better way to celebrate than to get your students outside and interacting with circles and spheres! Nothing says Spring like being back out on the playground and enjoying some active learning under the sun. This final resource will not only get your students actively learning about circles, but it will also promote physical-development skills!
Whether you choose to throw a Pi Day bash, great crafty with pi related lessons, or get active with circles and spheres, we hope your classroom’s Pi Day is an ultimate blast! Hopefully these resources will help you plan your perfect Pi Day and maybe even spark your own unique Pi Day tradition. Here’s one final resource that is great fun, “What Pi Sounds Like” by Michael Blake. And of course, happy Pi Day!
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