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L-ateral Thinking

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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?

Penta Play

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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.

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?

Hexpentas

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How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

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 16 - Time Flies

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

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?

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 17 - Weather

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

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?

Tangram Tangle

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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?

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This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

Shape Mapping

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the relationship between these first two shapes? Which shape relates to the third one in the same way? Can you explain why?

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?

Triple Cubes

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Six to Four

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

Midpoint Triangle

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

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?

Fractional Triangles

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

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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

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 19 - Working Men

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

Little Boxes

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

Construct-o-straws

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?

Let Us Reflect

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Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

Tricky Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

Poly Plug Pattern

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?

28 and It's Upward and Onward

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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 25 - Pentominoes

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

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?

Map Folding

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

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 7 - Gat Marn

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

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?

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

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.

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?