How will you celebrate PI Day on Tuesday, March 14? I'm sure you have the basic math ideas already ... but what about creative writing, games, and crafts? Here are a few ideas to consider ...
Idea 1 - a game:
In groups, have students race to see who can be the first to roll the first 10 digits of pi. You’ll need some 10-sided dice and a template for the first 10 digits like this:
Idea 2 - a paper chain:
Create a PI DAY chain with loops of construction paper. Use a different color for each of the 10 digits. How long will your chain be?
Idea 3 - creative writing:
Write "PI-Ku" poems ... modeled after Haiku. Who can write a meaningful poem using the first 10 digits of PI?First line: 3 syllables
Second line: 1 syllable
Third line: 4 syllables
Idea 4 - music:
Idea 5 - art:
Using graph paper, fill in the blocks based on the first 20+ digits of PI. Color the books black. Then wash the paper with watercolors to represent the sky.