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### 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?

### 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?

### Three Squares

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

### Dicey

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A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

### Cube Drilling

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Imagine a 4 by 4 by 4 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will not have holes drilled through them?

### More Building with Cubes

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Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

### Building with Cubes

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Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

### 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?

### Painted Faces

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Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube made of 9 small cubes. Each face of the large cube is painted a different colour. How many small cubes will have two painted faces? Where are they?

### How Many Pieces?

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

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

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

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: the Importance of Instruction.

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article looks at levels of geometric thinking and the types of activities required to develop this thinking.

### 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.

### Change Around

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

### Midpoint Triangle

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

### Ten Hidden Squares

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These points all mark the vertices (corners) of ten hidden squares. Can you find the 10 hidden squares?

### The Path of the Dice

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A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

### Skeleton Shapes

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

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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

### 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.

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

### Right or Left?

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Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

### 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 26 - Old Chestnut

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

### 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 17 - Weather

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

### Makeover

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Peg Rotation

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Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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

### Hundred Square

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

### Jomista Mat

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Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### 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.

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

### Making Tangrams

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

### Rearrange the Square

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We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: Co-ordinating Space in Drawings

##### Stage: 1

This second article in the series refers to research about levels of development of spatial thinking and the possible influence of instruction.

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

### Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

### A Puzzling Cube

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Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

### Flip

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Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?

### 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.