Pi Day 2017: No-Prep Art, Math, Figurative Language and Writing Activities

Celebrate Pi Day with these fun, no-prep activities that focus on the number (and its homophone) in a variety of ways that will engage and educate your elementary, middle, and even high school students.

Activities in this resource:Activities in this resource:

Agamograph: This engaging art project shows the word and symbol for Π when viewed from one angle, and the approximation 3.14 when viewed from another.

Discovering Pi: Students measure the diameter and circumference of circles to determine the value of pi for themselves, them use their discovered value to predict the circumference of a circle they draw.

Pie Idioms: Students use context clues to predict the meaning of idioms that include the word “pie”

Hidden Message Pi Word Search: Students find the names of people throughout history who worked on calculating the value of pi. When they are done, the unused letters will reveal a quotation about pi.

Uncovering Pi: Use PEMDAS to find the first ten digits of pi.

Memorizing Pi: Create a story to help memorize the first ten digits of pi.



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Created: Mar 15, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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