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?

How can you make an angle of 60 degrees by folding a sheet of paper twice?

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

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

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

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

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

Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?

Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?

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

The triangle ABC is equilateral. The arc AB has centre C, the arc BC has centre A and the arc CA has centre B. Explain how and why this shape can roll along between two parallel tracks.

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?

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

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

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.

Surprise your friends with this magic square trick.

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

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

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

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

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 this junk?

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

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

Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.

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 candle and sundial?

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

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 Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

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 the child walking home from school?

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

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

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?

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

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

In this article for teachers, Bernard uses some problems to suggest that once a numerical pattern has been spotted from a practical starting point, going back to the practical can help explain. . . .

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

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

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

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 the rocket?

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

Starting with four different triangles, imagine you have an unlimited number of each type. How many different tetrahedra can you make? Convince us you have found them all.

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

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.