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

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

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 outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

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

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 outlines of the candle and sundial?

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 find ways of joining cubes together so that 28 faces are visible?

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?

10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

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?

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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 brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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

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 Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

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 Granma T?

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

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

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

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

What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

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

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?

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?

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

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

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