Pi Day Scavenger Hunt Activity

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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Students will love discovering what pi is all about with this circular object scavenger hunt! Not only is this activity perfect for pi day, but it is also a great way for your students to practice measuring diameter and circumference.

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In this activity students will search your classroom, the entire school or even their house to measure circular objects. After finding different circular items they will then measure the diameter and circumference of the objects. Once measurements are made students will divide the circumference by the diameter of each object (which is the pi ratio). In addition, students have reflection questions to answer after their hunt for pi is complete.

Included are three different worksheet options for you to use with your students:

  • Scavenger Hunt #1: Students search for 10 different circular items of their choice. *Also included is a page with 5 items to find.
  • Scavenger Hunt #2: Student search for specific items that are typically found in a school.
  • Search for Pi Stations: You would set up specific circular items as stations for your students to measure. This would make grading a breeze!
  • Reflection Questions are also included and would apply to any of the above options!

This activity can be used during class time, math stations or learning centers or as enrichment.

See what other teachers are saying about this Pi Day activity:

"Minimal preparation and the perfect activity for Pi Day! I look forward to my students using this activity this coming week. They will love getting out of their seats and working together to hunt for items to measure. I particularly appreciate the reflection questions. Thanks for saving me time!"

"Love this, just what I was looking for!"

"Kids had fun with this in Pi day. Fun way to learn the concepts!"

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