PI Day is around the corner, on March 14th. So I wanted to put together some great free printable Pi Day activities for you to enjoy either at school or at home.
We love to have fun holiday activities for kids throughout the year and try to celebrate as many holidays as we can.
In our Homeschool of 1 though, March 14th means something different! It is my mom’s birthday.
Funnily enough, though we actually had no idea until about a month ago that PI day was even a thing.
As we are from the UK we write the dates like this 14.03.2023. So as you can see not even my math-loving family would have spotted the connection.
Since we now live in America though I was writing her birthday in a diary and spotted it. Wait, what….. my mom’s birthday is 03.14 hmm now that looks more familiar.
As this is an extra special holiday for us I have put together these 7 fun PI Day activities for you to enjoy.
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What is so special about 3.14
When I was younger I knew the first 10 digits of PI: 3.14159265359, it was one of those weird things I remembered. Like I knew the phone numbers of my best friends off the top of my head.
My son couldn’t even tell you my number never mind his friends as well. I love this new modern age that we now live in, but I am sure my memory was much better when I had to remember things!
PI Day was officially born in 1988 by exploratorium physicist Larry Shaw. It was turned into a holiday by Congress in 2009.
I think I must have been living in a cave for the last 40-something years. It is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. Why not continue learning and have fun with our Albert Einstein unit study?
I am going to be calling my mom later and telling her that not only is her birthday a national holiday she also shares it with Einstein. She always knew she was special!
PI Day Worksheets
These free Pi Day worksheets are free to print but are for personal use or classroom use only. Scroll to the end of the post to get the pdf file.
Included in these free PI Day printables are the following 7 awesome activities:
Happy PI Day coloring page
Color in the words Happy Pi Day and the symbol for Pi.
Pi Day Facts for Kids
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th every year.
The pi symbol was adopted by Swiss mathematician Leonard Euler, in 1737.
Pi is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Pi digits go on forever without repeating.
You could calculate the spherical volume of the entire universe with the first 39 digits of pi.
Pi is an irrational number.
Pi is defined as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.
Albert Einstein’s birthday is on Pi Day (and my mom’s!)
Pi Day was first celebrated in San Francisco in 1988.
Pi Day is Stephen Curry’s birthday too!
The next Pi worksheet is where the students have to measure circles.
Ask the kids to find 6 circular objects and find the diameter and circumference. Record each of the measurements in the worksheet.
Pi Day Word Search
There are 9 PI-related words to find.
Pi Day Color by Number
Grab a green, orange, and grey coloring pen and color in this PI day color by number worksheet.
Are the calculations greater than pi, the same value as pi, or less than pi?
Pi Day Activities
The last 2 Pi worksheets are all about pies!
The first one is the kids have to calculate the circumference of each of the pies.
The second one is about telling the time. Draw the correct time on the clocks.
Other PI Day Activities
If you are looking for even more fun PI Day activities check out these:
- Free Pi Day scavenger hunt printable
- PI Day fun printable game
- Happy Pi Day to you book from Dr. Seuss
- Why not treat the kids to a PI Day party, and grab these cool decorations?
I have just ordered this really cute PI Day t-shirt to wear, irrational but well-rounded!
Other math printables and games
I think you are also going to love these other math activities we have:
Tips for downloading the free files
Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!
Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.
Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.
Download the free printable Pi Day worksheets
Last Updated on 15 November 2023 by homeschoolof1