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### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 10 - Butterflies

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Square Tangram

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Three Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Cutting Corners

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Sticks and Triangles

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Using different numbers of sticks, how many different triangles are you able to make? Can you make any rules about the numbers of sticks that make the most triangles?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 5 - Rocket

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Fit These Shapes

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the largest number of circles we can fit into the frame without them overlapping? How do you know? What will happen if you try the other shapes?

### Creating Cubes

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Arrange 9 red cubes, 9 blue cubes and 9 yellow cubes into a large 3 by 3 cube. No row or column of cubes must contain two cubes of the same colour.

### Map Folding

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

### Triangle Shapes

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Cuisenaire Rods

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?

### Two on Five

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Four Colours

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Kate has eight multilink cubes. She has two red ones, two yellow, two green and two blue. She wants to fit them together to make a cube so that each colour shows on each face just once.

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Little Boxes

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Putting Two and Two Together

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Cover the Tray

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These practical challenges are all about making a 'tray' and covering it with paper.

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 19 - Working Men

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 30 - Logical Thinking

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Double Your Popcorn, Double Your Pleasure

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds so find out which we might have bought.

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Sports Equipment

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Four Layers

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you create more models that follow these rules?

### Escher Tessellations

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This practical investigation invites you to make tessellating shapes in a similar way to the artist Escher.

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Maths: Stars

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

### Counting Counters

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?