A glyph is a graphic representation of data, and is a fun way reinforce math concepts in the classroom! This glyph activity can be used during the month of February as a way for students to practice geometry concepts. Based on responses on the glyph worksheet, each student builds their own polygon monster out of construction paper in Valentine's Day colors. For this activity, students should be familiar with the following shapes: circle, triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, and hexagon.
Each polygon monster will turn out unique and adorable, and can be used as a festive hallway display or bulletin board. As a follow-up activity, you could create graphs from the data.
This activity includes instructions, photographs of some of the monsters that my student's created, and the glyph worksheet.