These Pi Day activities are fantastic ways to celebrate this educational fun day with your kids.
This free printable set has 7 pages with a variety of ways to boost the learning fun on March 14 (Pi Day).
Find out more about this fun day and get your free set of Pi Day printables today!
Pi Day Is So Much Fun to Celebrate with Kids!
Want an easy way to make March fun for your kids?
Celebrate Pi Day!
March 14 has become known as Pi Day. This date was selected because the first three digits of the mathematical concept "Pi" are 3.14 - just like March 14 (3/14).
Over the years, my boys and I have enjoyed this educational fun day in our homeschool in a variety of ways.
When the boys were younger, I stuck with basic explanations of what Pi means and did a simple Pi Day craft.
As the boys got older, we took it up a level each year. It's been so cool to learn more about Pi with my boys.
To make it easier to celebrate this fun day in March, I'm sharing this free Pi Day activities pack.
What You'll Find in This Pi Day Activities Pack
This free set of Pi Day worksheets has 7 pages with activities for almost all ages.
In this PDF (printable) pack, you'll find:
- Happy Pi Day! Fun Facts sheet
- Happy Pi Day - Measuring Circles for Pi Chart
- Pi Day Circumference (fun activity for calculating the circumference of different types of pies)
- Happy Pi Day! Word Search Puzzle
- Pie Baking Time
- Happy Pi Day coloring page
- Pi Fun Game (solve the math problems and color according to the key)
Cool Ways to Boost the Fun with These Free Printables
You can just print-and-go with these Pi Day worksheets. If you need something quick and easy-to-use for your Pi Day celebrations, go for this option.
I suggest starting with the Happy Pi Day! Fun Facts sheet. Use it as a guide to teach about or review facts about Pi. Ask your kids if they have any questions or tidbits that they'd like to add to this Pi Day activity worksheet.
You'll find some cool facts to chat about Pi Day, like:
- It's also Albert Einstein's birthday
- Pi is defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
- The digits of Pi go on forever without repeating
- The Pi symbol was adopted by Swiss mathematician Leonard Euler in 1737
If you're working with a larger group (like math teachers), you may want to pair up your students (or place in small groups) for the Measuring Circles for Pi activity. Your math enthusiasts could take turns using a ruler to measure and record the data on the work sheets.
You could have your students complete the Happy Pi Day! coloring activity and hang it up as a poster or in a group on a bulletin board.
If you are celebrating Pi Day with younger students (or just want to add a few hands-on activities), bring out some playdough and make some "pies". Practice writing the Pi symbol in the playdough. For extra fun, demonstrate how to use a ruler (or tape measure) and measure your "pies" for bonus math skills.
Make a Pi bracelet (with yarn or pipe cleaner) or paper chain with the value of Pi on the beads or paper links.
Enjoy a super fun (and free) printable Pi Day game with your students for creative hands-on activities.
My boys love this great activity of writing out the irrational number of Pi. They challenge each other to see who can do it the fastest (and get the most decimal places!). It's a fun way to boost learning for older kids.
Oh, and make sure to gather supplies to make it even easier to celebrate Pi Day with kids using these fun activities:
- erasable pens (optional)
- color pencils
110 Pieces Pi Symbol Stickers Pi Vinyl Sticker Decoration for Pi Day Math Party Favors Classroom Wall SupplyHappy Pi Day to You! (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)Sir Cumference and the Dragon of PiFlexible Ruler Purple, 12 in (30 cm) Soft Plastic Shatter Resistant Straight Edge Ruler, Bendable Kids & Adults Ruler w/Inches & Metrics Also Available in Pink, Blue, Red, Grey, Green, 1 Pc –by EndayBAZIC Products Jeweltones Color Ruler, 12 Inches, 1 Pack of 4 Rulers
Get Your Free Pi Day Worksheets Pack
High five! You're on your way to making Pi Day extra fun for your kids!
This free worksheet pack of Pi Day Activities includes 7 printable pages.
You may certainly print as many of these activities as you need to enjoy with your kids and older students, classroom lessons, homeschool co-op, local library, or community event. If you have a friend or co-worker would might like to use these free printables, please share this post. Thanks!
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I hope these Pi Day activities help you enjoy an extra special celebration with your kids!
What are some other creative ways that you'll celebrate this day with your math lovers? What other subject areas can you enjoy this printable pack with your grade level? Share your ideas in the comments area below 🙂
Wishing you a super fun math adventure this March 14th!