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

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

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!

Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.

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?

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 Ming playing the board game?

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

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.

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?

What is the total area of the four outside triangles which are outlined in red in this arrangement of squares inside each other?

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

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

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

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 outline of Granma T?

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

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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?

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 see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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

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

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

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

Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

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

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?

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

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

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?

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?

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?

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

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

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

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.