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?

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 Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

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

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

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

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

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 outline of the rocket?

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

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

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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

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 the child walking home from school?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 these convex shapes?

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

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 Granma T?

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?

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?

Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?

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?

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?

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

These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?

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

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

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

Cut a square of paper into three pieces as shown. Now,can you use the 3 pieces to make a large triangle, a parallelogram and the square again?

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