Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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

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?

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 outline of Mai Ling?

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

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

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 Little Ming?

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

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

Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

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

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

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

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?

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

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 these rabbits?

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?

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

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 outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

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

Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

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

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 outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

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

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

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

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

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 Little Ming playing the board game?

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

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

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

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

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

This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

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?

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 Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

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 these convex shapes?

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