Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

A game to make and play based on the number line.

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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

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 outline of the child walking home from school?

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?

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

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

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 Mai Ling?

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

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

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

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 goat and giraffe?

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

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 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 this plaque design?

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

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

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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

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 outlines of the chairs?

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 ...

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

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?

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

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can you use the interactive to complete the tangrams in the shape of butterflies?

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

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

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

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?

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