A jigsaw where pieces only go together if the fractions are equivalent.

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

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?

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

I start with a red, a green and a blue marble. I can trade any of my marbles for two others, one of each colour. Can I end up with five more blue marbles than red after a number of such trades?

Here is a chance to create some attractive images by rotating shapes through multiples of 90 degrees, or 30 degrees, or 72 degrees or...

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.

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

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

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

Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

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

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

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

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 Little Fung at the table?

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

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

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

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

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

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

This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

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

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 outline of this goat and giraffe?

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

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?

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 the telescope and microscope?

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

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

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

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

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 Granma T?

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

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

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

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

Build a scaffold out of drinking-straws to support a cup of water

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 outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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 outlines of these people?

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 the child walking home from school?