Discovering surprising properties of 2D & 3D shapes by hands-on investigations using paper, tape and string. Adults can play too!

This workshop is repeated at 12:30 and 13:45.

Two children inside a giant sierpinski triangle built from balloons


About the speaker: 

Caroline Ainslie is an award-winning maths entertainer and Guinness World Records title holder. She is an electronics engineer who, at the age of 42, decided to dedicate her life to spreading her love of mathematics and her life’s purpose is to engage children to stop hating maths and start loving it.

Caroline founded the first iteration of Bubbly Maths in 2005 and has dedicated her life ever since to fulfilling the vision of reaching every child on Earth so they can love learning and enjoy mathematics.

Caroline is passionate about supporting AIMSSEC, a charity which provides specialist training for teachers from disadvantaged communities in Africa and has even climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to fundraise for teacher bursaries. She loves attempting Guinness World Records which have led to the building of several large balloon sculptures (Sierpinski tetrahedron) and sparked the Global STEAM Lesson which is now held annually around the world.

The Bubbly Maths YouTube Channel was launched in 2020.

Caroline Ainslie in a red top