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Pi Day Printable Magic Hat

Pi Day Printable Magic Hat

Pi is such a magic number and March 14 (3/14) is Pi Day! Coincidentally, it is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. Although it is usually represented as 3.14 for basic geometry calculations, Pi has an infinite string of numbers, with no repeating pattern, after the decimal point. Have children color in the symbol for pi on this Pi Day printable magic hat(click for .pdf), cut out the hat, and glue onto a construction paper headband. Measure the circumference … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5-6 (Kindergarten), 6-8 (Early Elementary), 9-11 (Elementary), Featured, Logical-Mathematical, Mathematics

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Pin It Some of our favorite kids’ crafts for St. Patrick’s Day: Pin It Beaded Shamrock Ornament Pin It Cardboard Tube Leprechaun Pin It Cardboard Tube Shamrock Sun Catcher Pin It Paper Pot of Gold and Rainbow Pin It Dyed Pasta Rainbow Suncatcher Pin It Tissue Paper Rainbow Suncatcher More St. Patrick’s inspiration on Pinterest… … Read entire article »

Filed under: Crafts, Featured, History and Culture

Educational Vacation in Philadelphia

Educational Vacation in Philadelphia

Pin It Vacations are learning experiences for kids and when you Visit Philly, you don’t have to search hard to see the educational experiences. Map Skills and Historic Philadelphia The learning can start before you even leave for your trip–just pull up the maps on the Visit Philly website. Taking a look at the Map of Philadelphia’s Historic District, kids can find the compass pointing north, see that Philadelphia’s streets are laid out on a grid, and locate and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Field Trips, History and Culture