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Overlaps

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What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Nine-pin Triangles

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How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

Paper Patchwork 1

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Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Put Yourself in a Box

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A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

Posting Triangles

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If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

Go Moku

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two players on a large squared space.

Change Around

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Happy Halving

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Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

Tessellating Capitals

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Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

Paper Partners

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Putting Two and Two Together

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In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

Map Folding

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Circles, Circles

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

Coin Cogs

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Domino Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

Cover the Camel

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

Tessellate the Triominoes

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Part the Polygons

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

Draw three straight lines to separate these shapes into four groups - each group must contain one of each shape.

Three Cubed

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?

L-ateral Thinking

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Start Cube Drilling

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

Taking Steps

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Display Boards

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Redblue

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

How Many Pieces?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many loops of string have been used to make these patterns?

How Many Pieces This Time?

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How many pieces of string have been used in these patterns? Can you describe how you know?

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Square it for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Tricky Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?