Chalk Art for Math Daddies

My daughter has water-soluble sidewalk chalk and free reign of the backyard.

Here’s the thing though: As adults, we rarely have to go outside our comfort zone. I don’t draw much. Most of my adult life, the drawings I’ve done are geometric figures.

So I’ve been mixing things Pickle wants me to draw with the things I can draw well. She asks for something, and I add to it.

A dinosaur chasing a square root function.

A dinosaur chasing a square root function.

A black sheep standing on convex polygons.

A black sheep standing on convex polygons.

Snakes on a plane. Get it?

Snakes on a plane. Get it?

An owl and a banana circumscribed by an isosceles triangle.

An owl and a banana enclosed in an isosceles triangle.

A robot with a RAY gun. See it? RAY?

A robot with a striped face and a RAY gun. See it? RAY?

A blue sheep walking on a rhombus.

A blue sheep walking on a rhombus.

The locus of points equidistant from a baby.

The locus of points equidistant from a baby.

...and tangent to a green bee.

…and tangent to a turquoise bee.

A linear function tangent to two sheep and a cat bounded by a negative parabola.

A linear function tangent to two sheep and a blue stick-cat bounded by a negative parabola.

My kid is gonna blow the socks off her math teacher.

~Matt “Daddy coloh lello seep?” Vaudrey

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One response to “Chalk Art for Math Daddies

  1. The drawings are the best.
    How about a hippo(potamus) on a hypo(tanuse)?

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