Pi Day Paper Chain!!




Pi day is one of the coolest holidays ever, so why doesn't it get decorations like other holidays do? Well now it does. This paper chain has 10 colors, each representing a decimal place or digit, that make a chain as long as you want it to because pi is endless!!!


Step 1: Materials

-8 colors of construction paper, plus one piece of black paper for the decimal point.


-paper cutter or scissors if neatness doesn't matter

Step 2: Basics

This is almost just like making a normal paper chain, so if you don't know how to make this is how. Cut several strips of each color with measurements of 1 1/2 inches by 11 inches. This is all for now.

Step 3: The Key

For each digit (0-9) choose a color. The first picture here is the colors I chose. One color (I chose black) you only need one link of, because that I the decimal point.

Step 4: It All Comes Together

This is how you make the paper chain. Take a strip of the cot you chose for 3, then the color for the decimal. Link these together and stole them so each one is a circle. Now move on to adding the 1,4,1,5, and so on after the decimal. You can keep this going as long as you want- the video on this instructable is of my math classroom. All the classes worked together to create a chain that went around the whole room!



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    6 Discussions


    2 years ago

    SO nice technique!


    5 years ago

    So clever!


    5 years ago

    I tried to upload the video, but I don't know if it worked. Here is the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZDI1cP5kzg