Celebrate Pi Day on March 14th with this fun Pi Day Word Search for your middle school or high school math students.

# Pi Day

This 3-1-4 Number Challenge is the perfect way to challenge your brain on Pi Day! How many different numbers can you come up with mathematical expressions for using only the digits 3, 1, and 4? Instructions Use the digits 3, 1, and 4 exactly one time each along with any mathematical symbol or operation of …

This pi puzzle is the perfect quick activity to add to any Pi Day Celebration to instantly make it more fun and festive! Can you arrange the 9 squares into a 3×3 grid so that the puzzle pieces match along each edge? The puzzle pieces include images of both pi symbols and slices of pie …

Looking for a fun pi day activity? Check out this pentominoes puzzles which uses a full set of twelve pentominoes to form the shape of a pi symbol. Puzzle Instructions The goal of this pentominoes heart puzzle is to construct the shape of a pi symbol using a standard set of twelve pentominoes. The pentominoes …

One of my favorite activities to do with my math students on Pi Day is to write Pi Day poems in the form of pi kus. My students tend to be familiar with writing haikus, so they tend to take to the activity quite easily. A haiku is a traditional Japanese poem with five, seven, …

This Pi Day Dice Challenge was inspired by a twitter post from Texas Math Teacher. I created a free downloadable template that can be used to host a Pi Day Dice Challenge Tournament in your own classroom. Just add dice! I decided to take the idea and run with it. I created a template to …

Looking for fun and creative pi day activities? Check out this comprehensive list of free ideas and activities for celebrating pi day from those who best know how to celebrate this most mathematical of holidays – math teachers! Pi Day Decorations Pi Clock Poster Add a bit of Pi Day fun to your classroom with …

I’m currently procrastinating on preparing a presentation I will be giving this next Wednesday at the Northeast Oklahoma Math Teachers Gathering by writing this post about the Square Pi Puzzle. Speaking of which, if you are anywhere near Northeast Oklahoma and are free on July 31st, consider yourself invited! It’s a completely free day of …

Today I want to share with you this Square Pi Day Puzzle. Since this next week is spring break, my students and I celebrated an early Pi Day on Friday, March 10th. Most of the activities we did were my usual “go-to” pi day activities. We had a contest to see who could memorize the …

Today’s poster is another idea stolen from Annie Forest that I can’t wait to put up in my classroom! She posted about decorating her classroom for Pi Day, and I decided I needed to steal one of her ideas to decorate my classroom EVERY day. Want more ideas for Pi Day? Check out this round-up …

Check out this collection of engaging and informative videos to show your students on Pi Day! I also had planned on showing some pi day youtube videos, but I showed up at school to realize that my school had decided to block youtube all of a sudden. So frustrating! Another video I wished I had …

All you need for this “Seeing Pi Activity” is a tube of tennis balls. Which value is greater – the height of the can of tennis balls or the circumference of the can of tennis balls? The answer might surprise you or your students! I closed out each class period with an activity called Seeing …

Where does your birthday appear in the digits of pi? This fun pi day activity makes a fun contest that requires absolutely no skill whatsoever. Whose birthday appears the latest in the digits of pi? My mom picked up some boxes of nerds candy for me during Valentine’s clearance time, so I gave them away …

Bring some musical fun to your Pi Day celebrations with these Pi Day songs! First hour, I gave my students the option of singing The Pi Song which is to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” My students did not want to participate. So, I made a fool of myself and sang the song …

This tossing pi activity generates the digits of pi after collecting data from tossing toothpicks on a sheet of paper. Students will be shocked at the results! Here are the instructions: Ideally, this activity, also known as Buffon’s Needles, is used to reach an approximation of pi. Some of my group’s approximations were much more …

Looking for a fun way for students to discover the mathematical meaning of pi on Pi Day? Check out this cutting pi activity that involves scissors, string, and circular objects from around your classroom. First hour, we did a cutting pi activity. Students looked around the room to find circular objects to trace. Then, they …

Looking for a fun activity for Pi Day? Read on to learn about how I host a digits of pi memorization contest in my high school math classroom. Several days before our Pi Day celebration, I informed them of the upcoming holiday. Most of my students had never heard of pi day before. I invited …