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### Diagrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A group activity using visualisation of squares and triangles.

### Seeing Squares

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

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

### A Square in a Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What shape has Harry drawn on this clock face? Can you find its area? What is the largest number of square tiles that could cover this area?

### Square it for Two

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

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

### Three Squares

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

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

### Ten Hidden Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Fractional Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Dramatic Mathematics

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

### Makeover

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

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

### Trace the Edges

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

### 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?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Triangular Faces

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Coin Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Regular Rings 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

### Dicey

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Midpoint Triangle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Green Cube, Yellow Cube

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### More Building with Cubes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### The Path of the Dice

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Move Those Halves

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

For this task, you'll need an A4 sheet and two A5 transparent sheets. Decide on a way of arranging the A5 sheets on top of the A4 sheet and explore ...

### Folding Flowers 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

### Folding Flowers 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Taking Steps

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

### Right or Left?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Regular Rings 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

### 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 14 - Celebrations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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.

### Matchsticks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

### Making Tangrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Construct-o-straws

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

### Hexagon Transformations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Twice as Big?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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?