Pi Day: Fun Activities for the Family


Pi Day is a holiday that pays tribute to the mathematical constant most of us were introduced to in middle school geometry. Pi, Greek letter (Ï€), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14th. What better way to celebrate Pi Day then with some fun activities with the family!

Keep reading after the jump to find out fun Activities with the Family!

Hold a classroom or school-wide contest for the recitation of the most digits from memory. Offer a free pizza pi(e) to the winner.

No Pi Day is complete without treats!  Encourage everyone to bring in cakes, cookies, and pies with a Pi Day theme.

Create a pi chain with loops of construction paper, using a different color for each of the ten digits.

Compose an original song, poem, or piece of art about Pi Day or the number pi.  Hold presentations/exhibits, and present any artistic awards, on Pi Day.