In traditional terms, Mandalas are balanced and often radially symmetric works of art from the Buddhist and Hindu religions. Today, the term Mandala is used much more generally to represent circular balanced images. Mandala coloring books can be purchased, Mandalas can be created by hand and there are many images of Mandalas on the internet.
This activity combined art and math in a unique way. Since there were no instructions, lots of thinking was involved to figure out how to recreate the image.
mandala coloring book.
.... and colored.
My finished mandala
My daughter's finished mandala