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

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

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

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 outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

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

Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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 the rocket?

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 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 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 lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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

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 outlines of these people?

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

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

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

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

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 sports car?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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 the watering can and man in a boat?

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

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

The ancient Egyptians were said to make right-angled triangles using a rope with twelve equal sections divided by knots. What other triangles could you make if you had a rope like this?