Using Art Projects in Math
These are art ideas to help students apply the mathematics we teach them - interdisciplinary.
Math art project idea for kids. Over a dozen ideas to inspire creativity.
12+ Math Art Projects for Kids - What Do We Do All Day?
Elementary AMC: Multiplication City Art
My "Quadrilateral Robots" lesson is a great way to have fun teaching your students about quadrilaterals. There is a quadrilateral robot art project, a robot road game and high level thinking worksheets.
Quadrilateral Robots: Math Activity, Worksheets & Game
Silly Shaped Owls to teach student's different shapes. Fun Fall activity!
Silly Shaped Owls
This activity makes use of a portion of Jacob Lawrence's 1945 painting The Shoemaker to analyze his use of distortion to highlight the manual trades which exemplified the lives of African-Americans during this time period. The activity draws students in by making measurements of the sample using a ruler, and then calculating ratios between the different parts of the body.
Grade 3. Portrait drawing- symmetry- LBA Arts Shutterfly Page
I love ideas that include math and art! Great idea for November + Geometry Mrs. T's First Grade Class: Thanksgiving
Shapes craft - triangle, circle, square, rectangle.
Fun way to work on scaled drawing... Fast Times of a Middle School Math Teacher: Scaling Up Candy Wrappers
cute! Let kids create pictures with pattern blocks, they then have to graph how many they used for their picture...could use paper cut outs OR have students take picture of their picture :) Students could also find the fractional part of each block in their design.
I purchased the mosaic tile kit from Walmart with includes square foam stickers (no glue or scissors required). Alternatively, you could have students draw a picture on half of a piece of graph paper and then colour the squares in.