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### Thinking Through, and By, Visualising

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

This article is based on some of the ideas that emerged during the production of a book which takes visualising as its focus. We began to identify problems which helped us to take a structured view. . . .

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Skeleton Shapes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Cubes Within Cubes

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

We start with one yellow cube and build around it to make a 3x3x3 cube with red cubes. Then we build around that red cube with blue cubes and so on. How many cubes of each colour have we used?

### Sprouts

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

### Colour Wheels

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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!

### Pattern Power

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Mathematics is the study of patterns. Studying pattern is an opportunity to observe, hypothesise, experiment, discover and create.

### 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?

### Nine-pin Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Paper Patchwork 1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Paper Patchwork 2

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

### Makeover

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

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

### Sea Defences

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Zooming in on the Squares

##### Stage: 2 and 3

Start with a large square, join the midpoints of its sides, you'll see four right angled triangles. Remove these triangles, a second square is left. Repeat the operation. What happens?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

### World of Tan 5 - Rocket

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Hundred Square

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Dice, Routes and Pathways

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers discusses examples of problems in which there is no obvious method but in which children can be encouraged to think deeply about the context and extend their ability to. . . .

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Bands and Bridges: Bringing Topology Back

##### Stage: 2 and 3

Lyndon Baker describes how the Mobius strip and Euler's law can introduce pupils to the idea of topology.

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Posting Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Turning Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Penta Play

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

### Diagonal Dodge

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

### 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?

### Horizontal Vertical

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?