We have 13 possible activities for you to use to help honor and celebrate Mother’s Day in your class. Diapers, chocolate, Mother’s Day spending, and more …

# Category: Holidays and Annual Events

Investigations that relate to regular annual events.

## Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo – buy it or make it at home?

Students have the guac ingredient list and the price of each ingredient in their usual quantities … like a bottle of lime juice. But we don’t need the whole bottle to make our dip. Students calculate the cost of the various ingredients and decide if making it is more expensive than buying it from Chipotle.

## Earth Day 2021

## Peeps

This activity is a investigation intended to get students and teachers to loosen up a little and appreciate how just considering a situation might lead you to a very reasonable approximation.

Too often students think that there is only one answer that is right and that the method for approaching that solution is also limited to the “correct” approach. Surely this fear of experimenting and guessing leads to math anxieties and the fear to reason and experiment.

## YUMMY food for Passover

## How hard is it to find a 4-leaf clover? … and more for Saint Patrick’s Day

## 3/14 – Pi Day is almost here

We have 8 activities to help you celebrate π in your school and in your math class with activities that demonstrate how π was derived; visually show why π makes sense; show a surprising place where π is used; increase students ability to measure and long divide; applauds the talent of people who can memorize large strings of numbers; and lets students just have fun.

## At least the days are getting longer

## 11 Valentine & 2 President’s Day activities

## Lunar New Year 2021 – Year of the Ox

## 9 Super Bowl activities

## Will Phil see his shadow?

## Super Bowl Numerals

## Martin Luther King, Jr and social justice

We have 6 activities on Martin Luther King and the movement to a more fair and equal representation of Black lives in America. A timeline of KIng’s life; a timeline of the social justice movement; the history of Jackie Robinson; data on which monuments in the National Mall are most visited; a study of crowd counting; and an examination of the recent changes in the Bears Ears Monument size and the reasons for that change.