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.

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

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

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

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 rabbits?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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 this telephone?

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

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 this shape. How would you describe it?

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 chairs?

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 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 Mai Ling?

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

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?

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

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

Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

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

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

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

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

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

Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Did you know mazes tell stories? Find out more about mazes and make one of your own.

You have been given three shapes made out of sponge: a sphere, a cylinder and a cone. Your challenge is to find out how to cut them to make different shapes for printing.

Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

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?