September 25 is Math Storytelling Day! To celebrate that holiday, people tell mathematical stories to friends, family, and the whole internet. September 25 we celebrate pretend-play and traditional wisdom in mathematical stories from all over the world.

Tell the classic, traditional Hotel Infinity story.

Do an ethnomathematics craft, such as traditional sand drawing stories from the Sona tribe.

Tell math anecdotes and jokes, do skits, or post humorous pictures.

Go on scavenger hunts to find math everywhere.

Celebrate with math food.

Read mathematical literature.

Check out past stories bloggers shared about their Math Storytelling Day celebrations!

- All the storytelling posts on Moebius Noodles
- Let’s Play Math 2013
- It’s just math 2013
- ScienceLens 2012
- Minitab 2011
- Math Mama Writes 2010

Found a good math storytelling resource? Drop us a line!

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