I get lots of questions about creating resources using a mathematical alphabet, so I thought I would create a post to share all of these resources in one place.
Full Page Mathematical Alphabet
My first foray into creating mathematical alphabet letters was when I created my free downloadable Math Welcome Sign for my classroom. I created each letter in Microsoft Publisher as a full page.
Kim McKee later edited my file to add the rest of the alphabet.
Check out how Karl Fisch used these posters to spell out different words in his classroom!
Several of you have let me know that you do not have access to Microsoft Publisher. I have saved the full math alphabet as a PDF to help you out!
Full Mathematical Alphabet (PDF) (2018 downloads)
Full Mathematical Alphabet on One Page
Jessica Strom has created a full mathematical alphabet on one page in Microsoft Publisher. You can copy and paste these letters into your own Publisher file to spell whatever you wish.
Jessica was inspired to create this after Sara VanDerWerf shared the name badges she created. Check out Sara’s blog post for even more examples of creative math alphabet creations! Sara was the one who originally inspired me to create my Math Welcome Poster!
Automatic Mathematical Alphabet Generator
In Monday Must Reads: Volume 35, I featured an automatic math alphabet generator called Mathonyms.
You can type in any text you want, and you will receive your text typed in mathematical symbols. Check out my Mathonymn. These are super easy to generate. You can then use the Snipping Tool on your computer to capture the result as an image.
These would be the perfect size for adding to your email as a creative signature or for creating a header for a handout or newsletter.
The only downside is that the letters are not large enough to really print and hang in your classroom. It does give some great ideas for generating your own math alphabet, though.
More Math Alphabet Inspiration
I decided to create a name sign for my podium using the mathematical alphabet.
Saturday 11th of February 2023
Thank you so VERY much for this WONDERFUL website. SO HELPFUL for me. I do not HAVE MS PUBLISHER, so viewing a PUB is next to impossible. I DO have FOX-IT pdf software, though.
Best regards, Dr. DAVE G. - Doctor of Sacred Music, honoris causa
Wednesday 11th of January 2023
Math equals a Dumbledore spell not infinity?
Sunday 24th of July 2022
Hello! Is there any way to make the individual letters smaller?
Monday 16th of May 2022
I love the concept. when I was a kid, mathematics is the hardest subject for me. but now mathematics is one of the loving subjects. the world needs this kind of concept.