3D Printing Paula Beardell Krieg’s dissected cube shapes

I’ve been thinking about exposing the boys to math through 3d printing lately. Today I decided to explore making Paula Beardell Krieg’s cube shapes with them. Here’s the exploration the boys did back in March when we first got them: Even though we’ve played a bit with these shapes before I still thought that thinking … Continue reading 3D Printing Paula Beardell Krieg’s dissected cube shapes

Learning 3d geometry with Paula Beardell Krieg’s pyramids

Earlier in the week we got a nice surprise when we received a fun little pyramid puzzle from Paula Beardell Krieg: Our initial project using the shapes is here: Playing with an amazing present from Paula Beardell Krieg I thought a follow up project would be fun, so I decided to try out a basic … Continue reading Learning 3d geometry with Paula Beardell Krieg’s pyramids

Playing with an amazing present from Paula Beardell Krieg

We occasionally get interesting packages in the mail from Paula Beardell Krieg. For example: Paula Beardell Krieg’s Intersecting Squares and Paula Beardell Krieg’s Puff Boxes Paula Beardell Krieg’s Puff Boxes Day 2 Today we got a new one! I opened the top of the box before we got started, but only the top. I figured … Continue reading Playing with an amazing present from Paula Beardell Krieg