Math Doodling

Making abstract math visual: Math doodles let us see and experiment with a wide range of mathematical structures -- and even to feel them, if we include hands-on 3D doodles in clay or other media.
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“In his own magic circle wanders the wonderful man, and draws us with him to wonder and take part in it.” ~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe -- Never underestimate the power of the Doodle!

Math Monday: Compass Art

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Regolo Bizzi on Twitter

Playful Math with Mirror Books: Math doodling with physical manipulatives.

Playful Math with Mirror Books | Happiness is here

Folding 5 Pointed Origami Stars -- You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around...

Folding 5 Pointed Origami Star Christmas Ornaments

Spirolateral Math Doodles: Interrupt your regular math programming to try this fantastic math doodling investigation...

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Beautiful geometry doodling, with links to extend the learning. Great fun for all ages!

More Designs with Curves and Lines

Combine math and art for creative kids.

Math Art Activities

Modeling in #1Dto2D way. The one-dimensional string is used to make two-dimensional surfaces, ovoids in this case.

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Beautiful!! Easy Contact Paper Mandalas - this looks like a great project to make and send to our sponsored children Mandala Art

Easy Contact Paper Mandalas -

Make this paper toy and be mesmerized by the colorful action! Based on flexagons and kaliedocycles.

Paper Toys: Flextangles - Babble Dabble Do

Perimeter Problems and Area Art! Looking for a way to reinforce perimeter, area, AND problem solving? This post gives step by step directions on how to make some real math connections for students--and check out the awesome display it makes!

All Things Upper Elementary: Perimeter Problems and Area Art!

Equal incircles theorem

File:Incircles.JPG - Wikimedia Commons

"I tried this at home and it was really fun but quite fiddly - and made me respect the skills of the craftsmen of a thousand years ago, who didn’t have retractible pencils, endless sheets of high quality paper or computer printers...."

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

"Without saying much I plonked a pile of graph paper on the table and some markers, and was pleased to hear some encouraging ‘ooohs’ as the kids each selected a sheet and got to work..."

Graph Paper Drawing - Where Art and Maths Combine.

Drawing with a compass: At first he had a really hard time keeping the compass point steady. We figured out that a piece of cardboard worked much better than plain paper...

Compass Math Art: Round and Round

Math Art for Kids: Pi Skyline @Erica Cerulo • What Do We Do All Day? #smartmarch

Math Art for Kids: Pi Skyline

How to draw Celtic Knotwork

4. Answers - Celtic Knotwork: the ultimate tutorial

Construction and deconstruction of a square. Grade 6, geometric drawing.

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Highhill Homeschool: After watching her 13 year old sister recreate a mandala, my 7 year old was up for the same challenge...

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Highhill Homeschool: I challenged my thirteen year old daughter to recreate a Mandala with only a compass and straight edge. No measuring allowed...

Highhill Homeschool: Mandala Geometry Challenge

Topography. And calculus.

Art @ Massac: Topography

Making More with Less: Half Square Triangle Quilt Layouts

Making More with Less: Half Square Triangle Quilt Layouts

love the graphic quality of these. Easy Tessellations (sort of) inspired by Escher. construction paper, glue, sharpie.

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Fibonacci Valentine by Technohippy on deviantART

Fibonacci Valentine by Technohippy on deviantART

The inner section of this design is a Pythagorean spiral. Embellish as desired...

How to Make A Spiral from the Pythagorean Theorem | eHow