Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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 Little Ming?

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

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

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

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 sports car?

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?

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?

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 Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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

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

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

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 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 Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

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 Granma T?

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

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

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

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 this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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

Can you recreate this Indian screen pattern? Can you make up similar patterns of your own?

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

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

Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

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?

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

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?

Kaia is sure that her father has worn a particular tie twice a week in at least five of the last ten weeks, but her father disagrees. Who do you think is right?

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

What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

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

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

The challenge for you is to make a string of six (or more!) graded cubes.

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

Arrange your fences to make the largest rectangular space you can. Try with four fences, then five, then six etc.