## Fun Pi Day activities for students of all ages

On March 14, the first three digits of pi (π) become the date (3/14)! (Not sure what pi represents? Read more about it Here.) This fun vacation is a great, low-pressure opportunity to get your students involved in math, a stressful subject for many students. High pressure math environments are known for causing fear among the studentsand this math anxiety actually inhibits student performance.

By taking the time to celebrate Pi Day, you can infuse some lighthearted fun into your rigorous lessons. This can help students realize that math is not something to fear. It’s just another subject to learn! Try using these Pi Day activities to teach your students the concept of pi and show them how fun math can be.

## Pi Day Activities for Middle and High Schools

Rigorous math activities are important to ensure middle and high school students understand algebra, geometry, and trigonometry (essential STEM subjects!). But rigor does not mean lack of fun! With these Pi Day activities for high school and middle school students, embrace fun and rigor in your lessons. It helps students remember the digits of π, understand pi as an irrational number, and learn how to measure the circumference of circular objects. Plus, encourage creativity in your class in math lessons with art and writing activity components!

Area of activity of the Pi Day partners and circumference of the circles Mrs. Padillas Math class

Grades: 7th – 8th

Pi Day Musical Chairs Middle School by Misty Miller

Grades: 7th – 8th

Area and circumference of circles Pi Day | Coloring activity by All Things Algebra

Grades: 6th – 10th

10 daily activity ideas without last minute preparation from elementary investigation

Grades: 5th – 7th

*Free*

Pi Day Activities – Puzzles from meteorological

Grades: 5th – 10th

Pi Day and Poetry with Luck of the Pilish FREEBIE from Route 22 Educational Resources

Grades: 4th – 8th

*Free*

Pi day puzzle by To the Square Inch – Kate Bing Coners

Grades: 4th – 8th

## Pi Day Activities for elementary students

Elementary school students’ readiness to learn and apply the concept of pi can vary, but that doesn’t mean they can’t join in on the Pi Day fun! Start familiarizing your class with this math concept early to keep math anxiety at bay. With these creative Pi Day activities for elementary students, you can help students write the numbers of pi and lay the foundation for their future learning.

Pi Day Activities – Circle Math and Art Fun for Elementary by Meredith Anderson – Engineer mother

Grades: K – 4th

Pi Day Bracelets Creativity by Cheers To School – Andrea Brown

Grades: 1st – 8th

*Free*

Pi 3.14 DAILY ACTIVITIES MANUAL PACK | Literacy, math and fun! of Teaching in the sun

Grades: 2nd – 8th

Pi Day Elementary Activity teaching math and more

Grades: 3rd – 5th

Pi Day Read and Respond (Digital or Paper) from The Knitted Apple

Grades: 3rd – 5th

Looking for more resources to teach your students Pi? Explore more Pi Day activities for students AND more general resources on TPT.

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