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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.

### Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

### Makeover

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

### 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?

### Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

### 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?

### 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!

### 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.

### Change Around

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

### Paper Partners

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

### Two Squared

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What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

### Start Cube Drilling

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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?

### Square it for Two

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

### Map Folding

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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?

### 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?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

### 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?

### Coin Cogs

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

### Nine-pin Triangles

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

### Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

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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

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Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

### Tessellate the Triominoes

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

### Turning Cogs

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

### Three Cubed

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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

### How Would We Count?

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

### Tricky Triangles

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

### Taking Steps

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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 27 - Sharing

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

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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

### Redblue

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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?

### Four Triangles Puzzle

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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?

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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

### How Many Pieces?

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

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

### 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 5 - Rocket

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

### Display Boards

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

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

### Domino Numbers

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

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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