It’s March 14, and as we all know, 3.14 equals pi. Actually, pi goes on a lot longer than that, but we’ll just go with it, okay? Because we’re trying to make math fun here, people.
Pi Day is especially fun if your kids have been randomly saying “I like pie” for the last year or so every time they want to get you off-track. Or is that just happening at my house?
Anyway, here are 14 fun things to do with your kids today! Now I’m off to go buy a pre-made pie and a can of whipped cream.
Fun Stuff or Pi Day 1 of 15Scroll through for 14 fun things to do with your family for Pi Day!
Obviously, there should be pie. 2 of 15Obviously, you should have pie. It's pretty much mandatory. Although, don't feel like you have to bake a fancy one like this. I'm totally picking one up at the grocery store later, and making a pi symbol on it with whipped cream.
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Possibly there should be even more pie. 3 of 15Bake or buy a custard pie, and write the pi symbol, and as many numbers as possible, on the pie with an icing tube.
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Be ironic. 4 of 15This cake is pi.
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Have delicious fun with math! 5 of 15Sure, you could bake these and make home-made cookie icing, but you could also just buy some round cookies and a couple tubes of icing, and let your kids go nuts. You can work in subtraction, too, while you eat them. Math is fun! And delicious!
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Blow your kids’ minds. 6 of 15The mirror image of 3.14 pretty much spells out PIE. The wonders of math!
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Make some super-cool geeky fashion. 7 of 15
Give everyone in your family a Pi Day nickname. 8 of 15
Start teaching your baby math as early as possible. 9 of 15
Don’t leave your pets out of the fun. 10 of 15Especially if your cat is a little broad across the beam and is willing to sit like this.
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Knit a pi fez. 11 of 15
For the less adventurous crafter: String a pi bracelet. 12 of 15With some elastic and plastic number beads, you and your kids can make cool pi bracelets! How many decimal points of pi will fit on each person's wrist?
(Beads available on Etsy, $4.20 for 60 grams of beads, which is approximately 460 beads)
Order out for pizza pi. 13 of 15Or, make your own at home, and throw on some toppings in the shape of the pi symbol. For advanced geeks, buy your own pizza dough, and shape the whole darn thing into a pi.
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Sing a pi song. 14 of 15
Make every song a pi song. 15 of 15Replace every syllable that rhymes with pi: choose from such favorites as Rebecca Black's "Pi Day," Katy Perry's "Last Pi Day Night," and of course the old Buddy Holly classic, "Pi, Pi, Love."
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