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« on: March 11, 2019 09:50:55 PM »

We're looking forward to Pi Day later this week, so we were looking through some of our projects last year.  This was a family favorite!



First, baby.sweets4ever taught baby.sweets4ever2 all about Pi. Smiley  We made a 4-piece Pi poster because everything is way more fun as poster size.


Then I printed (free) graph paper for each kiddo.  With black markers, they colored in the blocks to match the first few numbers of Pi.  They had no idea what they were creating at this point. Cool






Next I set them up with watercolors and they got to painting bands of colors.  One chose warm colors and the other chose cool colors.  I was secretly quite giddy about their selections. Cheesy



At this point, baby.sweets4ever proclaimed, "Hey!  It looks like I'm making a sunset!"  He was on to me. Cool  But he still didn't realize he had created a cityscape just yet...







And finally, they cut out their graph paper creations and we glued them onto their paintings.  A year later, they still have them hanging in their bedroom.   They LOVE them! Smiley



Here are some free printables I used! Kiss
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2019 11:43:56 PM »

Love this so much and both colourways look amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2019 07:17:37 AM »

Great projects by a coupla cutie pi-s!
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2019 08:49:17 AM »

Awww! Very cool and love the cityscape!
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This is super duper cool and makes me want to make one too!
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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2019 11:11:10 PM »

Aw, what a fun math project. 
I love both of the finished cityscapes your boys completed!
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2019 08:42:34 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2019 02:53:36 PM »

So awesome! I showed the kids, they think it's really cool. Would make such a great classroom project for any age I think. Thanks for sharing this, we are going to do it.
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« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2019 10:30:42 AM »

That is fantastic
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