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

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?

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

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

If you have ten counters numbered 1 to 10, how many can you put into pairs that add to 10? Which ones do you have to leave out? Why?

Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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 outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

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

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

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?

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

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 lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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

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 this goat and giraffe?

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

You have a set of the digits from 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make two-digit numbers as close to the targets as possible?

The ancient Egyptians were said to make right-angled triangles using a rope with twelve equal sections divided by knots. What other triangles could you make if you had a rope like this?

How can you put five cereal packets together to make different shapes if you must put them face-to-face?

What is the greatest number of counters you can place on the grid below without four of them lying at the corners of a square?

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 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 outline of this plaque design?

Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

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

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

An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

Are all the possible combinations of two shapes included in this set of 27 cards? How do you know?

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

These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

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

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

In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

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?

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

Can you deduce the pattern that has been used to lay out these bottle tops?

Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?

Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Take 5 cubes of one colour and 2 of another colour. How many different ways can you join them if the 5 must touch the table and the 2 must not touch the table?

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

Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?