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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Practical Activity

Tangram Pictures

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

Making Maths: Snake Pits

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game to make and play based on the number line.

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

Making Maths: Rolypoly

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

Making Maths: A-maze-ing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Did you know mazes tell stories? Find out more about mazes and make one of your own.

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

Making Maths: Be a Mathemagician

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Surprise your friends with this magic square trick.

World of Tan 9 - Animals

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

Making Maths: Making a Tangram

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Follow these instructions to make a three-piece and/or seven-piece tangram.

Making Maths: Triangular Ball

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Make a ball from triangles!

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make a cube with three strips of paper. Colour three faces or use the numbers 1 to 6 to make a die.

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

Making Maths: Kites and Darts

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Using these kite and dart templates, you could try to recreate part of Penrose's famous tessellation or design one yourself.

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

Making Maths: Make a Magic Circle

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Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

Making Maths: Test the Strength of a Triangle

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Have you noticed that triangles are used in manmade structures? Perhaps there is a good reason for this? 'Test a Triangle' and see how rigid triangles are.

World of Tan 18 - Soup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?

Making Maths: Stars

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

Sea Defences

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

This Fencing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Arrange your fences to make the largest rectangular space you can. Try with four fences, then five, then six etc.

Straight to Curves

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

How can you make a curve from straight strips of paper?

Making Tangrams

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Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Midpoint Triangle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Square Tangram

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

Reef and Granny

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Have a look at what happens when you pull a reef knot and a granny knot tight. Which do you think is best for securing things together? Why?

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

Three Squares

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

World of Tan 17 - Weather

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

Tangrams

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you make five differently sized squares from the tangram pieces?