Arrange 9 red cubes, 9 blue cubes and 9 yellow cubes into a large 3 by 3 cube. No row or column of cubes must contain two cubes of the same colour.

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

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?

Delight your friends with this cunning trick! Can you explain how it works?

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

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.

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

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.

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

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 the rocket?

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?

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

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

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

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

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 these rabbits?

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

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

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

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

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 Little Ming playing the board game?

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

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

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

Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

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

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?

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?

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 the candle and sundial?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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 these convex shapes?

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

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

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 these clocks?

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