5 of Our Favorite Winter Math Crafts

Welcome winter with these fun projects that combine math and art! 1. Snowman Measuring Practice measuring by constructing a paper snowman! Encourage students to come up with their own measurements or give them specific measurements to follow – it’s up […]

Welcome winter with these fun projects that combine math and art!

snowman-measuring

1. Snowman Measuring
Practice measuring by constructing a paper snowman! Encourage students to come up with their own measurements or give them specific measurements to follow – it’s up to you! 

Snowflake-Geometry

2. Snowflake Geometry
Students create popsicle stick snowflakes and find hidden angles and shapes within them! Check out Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational for a free printable on snowflake angles! Click here for an introductory activity to conduct before kids construct their snowflakes.

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3. Area/Perimeter Snowflake
Students create a snowflake on grid paper and figure out the area and perimeter of their unique design!

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4. Fraction Evergreen
Hand out green construction paper and have students create an evergreen of bar fractions!

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5. Koch Snowflake Art
Integrate art and geometry by constructing a Koch Snowflake. Students draw an equilateral triangle. Then, they keep adding smaller equilateral triangles to create a symmetrical snowflake. Click here for an interactive tutorial. Visit Wonder How To: Math Craft to see how to construct a koch snowflake out of pennies! Check out Hektor for 3-dimensional versions!

For more math/art projects, check out Erin’s blog E is for Explore!

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