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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.

Surprise your friends with this magic square trick.

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

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

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

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

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

Exploring balance and centres of mass can be great fun. The resulting structures can seem impossible. Here are some images to encourage you to experiment with non-breakable objects of your own.

What are the next three numbers in this sequence? Can you explain why are they called pyramid numbers?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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