Activities

As part of our commitment to provide engaging, interactive mathematical experiences, we have created a number of paper-based geometric activities. We encourage you to explore our current array of activities in the list below. Sharing these activities with your colleagues, friends, and family is a great way to show your support for America’s only Museum of Mathematics!

lancasteradditionpuzzle
Addition Puzzle by Ron Lancaster
SEE IF YOU CAN COME UP WITH A SOLUTION THAT ADDS UP
MoMath Linkage Kit
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE WILL APPEAR IN MATH MONDAYS
Puzzles by Joseph O’Rourke
SHAPE TRANSFORMERS: FORMS THAT FOLD TWO WAYS
Puzzles by Dr. G√ľnter M. Ziegler
PROOFS FROM THE BOOK: PUTTING PIECES TOGETHER
Torus Games by Jeff Weeks
THE SHAPE OF SPACE
Quiz by Keith Devlin
FIBONACCI & THE GOLDEN RATIO EXPOSED
Hyperbolic Parabola Model
PRINTING ON CARD STOCK RECOMMENDED
It looks best if sheets 1a and 1b are printed on one color of card stock and sheets 2a and 2b are printed on another color.
Giant Soma Puzzle
BUILD TOWERING SOMA STRUCTURES
Tumbling Tetrahedra
A TETRAHEDRAL CHAIN THAT FLEXES IN A SURPRISING WAY
MoMath Cyclical Flexagon
Hexa-tetraflexagon
DIVE THROUGH SIX DIFFERENT MOMATH LOGOS
Erik Demaine Folding Activity
Erik Demaine’s Folding Puzzle
FOLD YOUR WAY TO THE FOUR MATCHING PATTERNS