# #MathArtChallenge: Day 2 Looping Colors

The #MathArtChallenge is just a fun, simple way to engage our brains during this time of unease. All tasks are low tech: paper, pencil, maybe string. Nothing fancy. I would LOVE to see what you come up with. Post on social media with the hashtag #MathArtChallenge!

THE CHALLENGE: Draw a looping, intersecting line that meets itself where it started, then color in alternating sections!

MATERIALS NEEDED: writing surface, writing utensil, colors

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## Author: Annie Perkins

Math Teacher in Minneapolis, MN.

## 27 thoughts on “#MathArtChallenge: Day 2 Looping Colors”

1. Anonymous says:

how she outlines the shapes that will meet and highlights them and then she starts coloring them

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1. Anonymous says:

It’s just the picture, it’s a time lapse to make it:)

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1. Terry says:

This has been my go-to doodle for 50+ years. I did this to a motorcycle helmet with 1/4 inch masking tape, and sprayed on the second color. (silver on black) One of a kind. Wish I still had it.

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1. 5am says:

did you make this video if you did I rrreeeaaalllyyy like it Terry???

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2. 5am says:

um… hi that’s a really cool video i like it bye bye

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1. Anonymous says:

yeah she did really good!!!

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2. Anonymous says:

i made one they look really cool

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1. Anonymous says:

look at curry man

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3. Anonymous says:

Yooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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4. Anonymous says:

Wow…… but why

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5. What it do flight crew! F..T..C….. FLIGHT TEAM STAND UP!

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6. Anonymous says:

AWESOME!!! SO COOL!!!

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7. Anonymous says:

it was really cool but it was really fast.

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8. anynomus says:

ummmmm…………it is ok

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9. Anonymous says:

Cool I love the video

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10. Tienchin says:

Rules of the Game:
1) Do not pick up your pencil when you are drawing the looping doodle.
2) You must end where you begin.
3) Spaces that share a boundary must be different colors.
4) Spaces that share a point are allowed to be the same color.

Questions for my students:
Can you draw a doodle that requires MORE than 2 colors?
What if you are allowed to lift your pencil when you draw the doodle? Now can you draw one that requires more colors?
How many colors does it take to color in a map of the US?
Can you draw any doodle that requires MORE than 4 colors?

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11. Anonymous says:

the video was very fast

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12. Anonymous says:

wow that picture is amazing and the video was sooo fast!

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