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.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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

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

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

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

Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

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

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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 Granma T?

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

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

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

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

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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 these rabbits?

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

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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

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 these convex shapes?

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

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

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

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