A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.

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

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

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?

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

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

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

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 the rocket?

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?

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

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

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

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

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

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 investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

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

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

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.

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

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

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.

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

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

Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?

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

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

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?

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

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

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

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

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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 these convex shapes?