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March 14, 2011

PI DAY – UPDATED 3/14 TO ADD MORE RESOURCES!

It’s almost Pi Day (I know some wish it were Pie Day but hey, you can always celebrate Pi with Pie! :)) First, it is fun to note that this “holiday” is observed on March 14 because of the date’s representation as 3/14 in month/day date format. Moreover, this representation adheres to the commonly used approximation of 3.14 for π.

Here’s a fun video you can show to your children or class (who recognizes Winnie?? 🙂 ):

You can also celebrate Pi Day with your students and children with these great activities:

Activities from TeachPi.org

Wonderful Collection of Activities and More from Exploratorium

Scholastic – 14 Fun Math and Geometry Activities to Celebrate the Most Useful Irrational Number

Plan a Pi Day Party – educationworld.com

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Pi Day Pie Problems FREEBIE – This FREE download contains 5 fun pie-themed word problems that require students to find circumference and area! In order to have your students practice critical thinking as well as circumference and area in the context of fun, there are also Pi-Day themed problems!

Huge Collection of Resources from A to Z Teacher Stuff

Lots of Resources from Teacher Planet

Edible Centers (Grades 3-6) – $$ – Further, this activity reviews circumference, radius, and diameter using a four center rotation. Specifically, in each center the students are provided with round edible items to measure (and then eat). Moreover, the file includes activity pages and center cards complete with instructions. ENJOY!

First Grade Lesson on Diameter and Circumference

Pi Day

Graphic Organizer Activity Poster Freebie

Make Bracelets to Represent Pi

And, just for fun, can you figure this out? If so, leave me a comment letting me know what you think it means!

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Finally, be sure to get ready for “May the 4th” with this huge collection of Star Wars lessons and other resources!

Or Grab All 5 (Including the Bingo Game) for 20% Off!

Conclusion

Thanksgiving is a special time of the year when families come together to express gratitude and celebrate the blessings in their lives. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to engage children in fun and educational activities that will not only keep them entertained but also teach them important lessons about the holiday. In this ultimate guide to Thanksgiving activities for kids, we have explored various ways to make this Thanksgiving season memorable for students and children.

We began by highlighting the importance of Thanksgiving activities for kids. These activities offer a chance for children to learn about the history and significance of Thanksgiving, as well as develop important skills such as creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork. With a wide range of crafts, games, and educational resources, you can keep your children engaged and entertained throughout the holiday season.

We then delved into the fun and educational Thanksgiving crafts for kids. From creating handmade Thanksgiving cards to making adorable turkey decorations, these crafts not only provide an opportunity for kids to showcase their creativity but also serve as a wonderful way to bond with classmates and family members. The festive Thanksgiving games for kids were another highlight, offering exciting ways to keep children active and entertained during this festive time.

Additionally, we explored educational Thanksgiving activities for kids, which included lessons and digital teaching resources. These resources are designed to enrich children’s understanding of Thanksgiving by incorporating educational elements into their activities. We also provided Thanksgiving teaching ideas, such as printables and storytelling recommendations, to help you create a dynamic and engaging learning environment for your students and children.

Lastly, we discussed Spanish Thanksgiving teaching ideas, allowing children to explore the holiday from a multicultural perspective. By incorporating Spanish vocabulary and cultural elements into their activities, children can broaden their horizons and develop an appreciation for diversity. If you are interested in more Spanish activities, a great place to start is this post introducing Spanish colors with lots of info and freebies!

As you can see, there are countless ways to make Thanksgiving a memorable and educational experience for children. Check out the various lessons and Thanksgiving activities for kids now, and create lasting memories this Thanksgiving season!

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