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

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

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

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 the child walking home from school?

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

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 Fung at the table?

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

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

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 this junk?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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 this shape. How would you describe it?

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 Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

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?

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?

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

You have a set of the digits from 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the 5 boxes to make two-digit numbers as close to the targets as possible?

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

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

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

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?

In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles.

For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.

A group of children are discussing the height of a tall tree. How would you go about finding out its height?

If these balls are put on a line with each ball touching the one in front and the one behind, which arrangement makes the shortest line of balls?

What are the next three numbers in this sequence? Can you explain why are they called pyramid numbers?

Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

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

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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?

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

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 ...

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

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

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