Pizza Party

Developed by: Kathy Barbro, ArtProjectsforKids.org

Standards

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.2 - Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.3 - Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths.

Materials

Making the Pizza

Step 01

Draw a 3.75" circle on a 3.75" square of brown construction paper, and cut it out.

Step 02

Draw a 3.25" square on red construction paper, cut out, and glue to center of brown paper circle.

Step 03

Cut triangles for cheese and green squares for green peppers. Draw on black olives with black marker. Or, have students add their own favorite toppings (ie: mushrooms, sausage, onions, pepperonis, pineapple, spinach). Glue on to pizza.

Making the Pizza Box

Step 04

Print out the box template on red construction paper. Starting with two 4" x 1/2" pieces of white construction paper, fold each in half three times to make eight sections. Cut and glue squares to the top of the box to create a checkerboard pattern.

Step 05

Cut PIZZA letters out of a 4" x 1.5" piece of green construction paper. Glue to front, top of pizza box.

Step 06

Cut out box template. Cut slits on solid lines, and fold on the dotted lines.

Step 07

Glue tabs in place to form a box. Press to stay in place.

Step 08

Divide pizza into pieces as desired.

Added Challenge*

For steps 1, 2, 4, and 5, have the students measure and cut their own pieces of construction paper.

*CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.A.1 - Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks meter sticks, and measuring tapes.

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