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### Thirsty?

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Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by the clue cards?

### How Tall?

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A group of children are discussing the height of a tall tree. How would you go about finding out its height?

### It's a Fence!

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In this challenge, you will work in a group to investigate circular fences enclosing trees that are planted in square or triangular arrangements.

### Masterclasses Information

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If you'd like to know more about Primary Maths Masterclasses, this is the package to read! Find out about current groups in your region or how to set up your own.

### Bottles (1)

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For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.

### Compare the Cups

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You'll need a collection of cups for this activity.

### Double Your Popcorn, Double Your Pleasure

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We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds so find out which we might have bought.

### Bottles (2)

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In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles.

### Making Maths: Stars

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

### Triangle Shapes

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This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### Making Maths: Indian Window Screen

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Can you recreate this Indian screen pattern? Can you make up similar patterns of your own?

### Two Squared

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What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

### Jomista Mat

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Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### It's a Tie

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Kaia is sure that her father has worn a particular tie twice a week in at least five of the last ten weeks, but her father disagrees. Who do you think is right?

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Making Tangrams

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

### Hoops/rope

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

### Advent Calendar 2006

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Cutting Corners

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Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

### Star Find

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Can you see which tile is the odd one out in this design? Using the basic tile, can you make a repeating pattern to decorate our wall?

### A Patchwork Piece

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Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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

### 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 18 - Soup

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

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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

### 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 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 12 - All in a Fluff

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

### 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?

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

### Fractional Triangles

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Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

### 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 25 - Pentominoes

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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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 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

### The Numbers Give the Design

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Make new patterns from simple turning instructions. You can have a go using pencil and paper or with a floor robot.

### Paper Curves

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This is a simple paper-folding activity that gives an intriguing result which you can then investigate further.

### Straight to Curves

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

### Exploded Squares

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This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips.

### Map Folding

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Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

### Next Size Up

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The challenge for you is to make a string of six (or more!) graded cubes.

### Fit These Shapes

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What is the largest number of circles we can fit into the frame without them overlapping? How do you know? What will happen if you try the other shapes?

### Bryony's Triangle

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Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

### Take One Metre

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You will need a long strip of paper for this task. Cut it into different lengths. How could you find out how long each piece is?

### Paper Partners

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Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?