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Largest Balloon Sculpture

This is it! Bubbly Maths is now part of an amazing team of balloon artists and talented creative people who have come together to do extraordinary exploits for charity. We are called the Pyr-A-loons and we ROCK! Our first project is a Guinness World Record for the...

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Fun Maths Week

I often get asked "When is Maths Week?" to which I respond, there isn't an official, nationwide Maths Week. There is a World Maths Day, usually on the first Wednesday in March but no official Maths Week.... There IS a Science Week. At the moment, schools celebrate...

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World’s Largest Tetrahedron

In case you haven't heard yet, Bubbly Maths is part of a huge Guinness World Record to build the world's largest tetrahedron out of balloons! On day 84 of the clownathon, we built a 4 metre, 4 phase Sierpinski Tetrahedron,  the "building blocks" each had a 25cm base....

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Day 63 Yum Yums!

I'm at Gregg's cafe. I have £10 and I would love a coffee and something sweet. I also have to get something nice for the 6 friends that I am meeting. We're going to the Ideal Home Exhibition! Yay! I can get a medium latte for £1.70 or a large for £1.95. I am not sure...

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Day 62 Happy PI Day!

Hap hap happy PI day! Today is March the 14th. So, in the UK we write our dates as day/month/year.. 14/3/13 Show me the Maths! Tell someone what numbers you can see in today's date - just for fun! In the US today's date is 3/14/13 Show me the maths! What can you see?...

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Day 61 How do I make a Tetrahedron

Convert an A4 sheet of paper into a building block for so many things, a whole school project, an incentive plan, a 1 hour maths workshop. It is useful for mathematical thinking, scaling, perspective, even mathematical art. My favourite is the Sierpinski tetrahedron....

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Day 60 Maths Clownathon for Maths Week

Off to Cambridgeshire to visit Bubbly Maths clown Bumble and talk about making out maths workshops even MORE exciting! Had a wonderful meeting last night with two learning experts whose expertise will make our maths shows and workshops even MORE effective! Also one...

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Day 58 Maths Clownathon

Do you have 6 spare seconds? This 6 Second Video has changed my life! The best way to learn? Doctors have known for years. See one Do one Teach one. I have found a BRILLIANT tool for all three! All it involves is 6 seconds. Did I say we are talking about SIX seconds?...

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Day 59 Maths Clownathon

Upon waking up on day 59 of my clownathon, I discovered I had been sent this picture: Those that know me realise that I am a little obsessed with tetrahedrons so my first thought was, TETRAHEDRON!.... My second thought was..... Or is it? Spot the difference Get your...

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Day 57 Show me the Maths Clownathon

Food for thought, where is the maths in taking out the rubbish? Would a maths workshop all about rubbish make maths fun? Show me the maths! Here comes Bubblz taking out the rubbish yesterday.. The maths is a bit more obvious in this one - the metre cube is used during...

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Day 56 Bubbly Maths Clownathon

Bubbly Maths is raising £20,000 for mathematical education in Africa. Our Chief Mathematical clown Bubblz is doing a clownathon - staying in clown until the target is reached. OOPS! Did you spot the "deliberate" mistake?...

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Richard Branson Gets the Message! :0)

WOW! I am SO excited! I knew my balloon modeling skill would come in handy one day! I went to the National Achievers Congress in London to hear Richard speak. WOW! He says the only reason to start a business is to make a difference to people. I couldn't agree more! I...

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Born to Clown

I had the most fabulous evening, honing my clowning skills. I am part of a new performance training group and I had to produce a 7 minute talk - I opted for a mime (with Mr Bean type sounds) about my journey so far. I was bowled over to discover the emotional reaction...

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Bubbly Maths! First Team Day

What a fabulous day we had today :0) The Bubbly Maths! team had our first meeting, discussing how we are going to achieve our dream of making maths fun for all the children on our wonderful planet. We tested out a new balloon game based on a matrix of squares, having...

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