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

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

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.

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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?

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

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

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 the chairs?

How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?

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

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

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?

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

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 brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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

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

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?

This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

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

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

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 Little Ming playing the board game?

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

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

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

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

Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?

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

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 watering can and man in a boat?

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

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

What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

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

A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

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