Let's Have a Quilting Bee!

Math is an art form! Display your class's knowledge of geometric shapes, reflectional symmetry, and textile design with a math quilt.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask parent volunteers to adhere the squares together, either by sewing, head bonding, or taping
  • Display the completed quilt in the front office or school hallway
  • Allow advanced or older learners to sew their pieces
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a copy of The Quilting Bee by Gail Gibbons, as well as various quilting supplies
Pros
  • Connects math and visual arts
  • Bring geometry concepts to life in a hands-on project
Cons
  • None