Are you gearing up for a fun-filled Pi Day celebration? I am always looking for new and engaging ways to celebrate Pi Day with kids of all ages. I even began this site about this time two years ago so that I could be ready in time for Pi Day! :) Since then I've gathered tons of fun ideas, from simple games and art projects, to challenging math investigations. But today, I want to share a SUPER simple and fun Pi Day card game that you can play Keep Reading...

## Pi-lentines: Sweet Pi Day Craft for All Ages

When I was growing up, I don’t ever remember celebrating Pi Day except during my high school Geometry class. And I certainly didn’t know anything about the number pi when I was in elementary school! So I’m excited to see that things are shifting, and even young kids can get excited, not just celebrating Pi Day and eating pie, but excited to learn about math. There’s really nothing special about the day: March 14th. But there is something Keep Reading...

## Teach Kids to Be Curious Like Einstein

Happy Pi Day! Yes, today, March 14th, is known around the world as Pi Day, representing the decimal approximation of this fantastic irrational number (3.14). I have shared many fun ideas and activities to do with kids to celebrate this exciting event, but did you know that March 14th is also the birthday of Albert Einstein? As I thought about what to do with my kids for Pi Day this year, I thought we would change things up by celebrating this Keep Reading...

## Weekly Math Freebie Round Up

Welcome to the weekly collection of free math teaching resources here at Math Geek Mama! Every week I share some of the best freebies from around the web for grades K-12. Have a fun and FREE math resource to share with other educators? Send me a link so I can share it here! Kindergarten-2nd Grade: How cute are these pizza fraction clip cards? This is a fun and simple way for kids to practice recognizing fractions. And this coin Keep Reading...

## Tips for Teaching Math with Sir Cumference

As I've shared before, I love teaching, introducing and exploring math concepts with math literature. Some of my favorite books are the "Sir Cumference" books by Cindy Neuschwander. They are full of humor and wit, all while exploring important math topics in a way that is fun and engaging. Today I want to share some tips for teaching math with Sir Cumference, as well as free resources to extend the learning! *Please Note: Some of the links Keep Reading...

## Pass the Pi: A Hands On Pi Day Investigation

No matter the age of your kids, Pi Day (aka March 14th) is a fantastic opportunity to explore math concepts! There are so many things to teach and explore related to the number pi, the circumference or diameter of a circle, or some math history related to this fascinating number. I'm always on the lookout for fun Pi Day learning activities, and have already shared this simple Pi Day Sing Along to get kids of all ages in on the fun. Today I'm Keep Reading...

## Happy Pi Day!! 3.14.15

It's here, friends! Pi Day 2015, where we get to celebrate a once in a century event!! Today on March 14, 2015 at 9:26:53 we experience the first 10 digits (3.141592653) of the number pi! Today has become especially meaningful to me, not just because I'm a math geek, or just because I love pi(e), (though both of those things are true!), but because of my little "pi baby." She was born weighing Pi! Ok, so she didn't weigh exactly pi (3.14 Keep Reading...