The fold and cut theorem is awesome

Yesterday we saw this incredible Numberphile video:

We did a really fun project this morning based on the video, too:

Our One Cut Project

There was much more to do, though – this activity has so many different possibilities for kids! One thing that was on my mind all day was shapes with holes. While my younger son was taking a bath, I decided to try out a simple square in a square shape with my older son:

When my younger son got out of the tub he gave it a try. The cool thing was that he did it a slightly different way!

Just to emphasize that comment near the end: “hey cool . . . the fold and cut theorem is awesome!”

Can’t wait to try more shapes!

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