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

Have you noticed that triangles are used in manmade structures? Perhaps there is a good reason for this? 'Test a Triangle' and see how rigid triangles are.

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

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

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

How can you make a curve from straight strips of paper?

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 these convex shapes?

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

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

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 this sports car?

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

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?

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 Mai Ling?

Follow these instructions to make a three-piece and/or seven-piece tangram.

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?

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 fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

Make a cube with three strips of paper. Colour three faces or use the numbers 1 to 6 to make a die.

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

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

Using these kite and dart templates, you could try to recreate part of Penrose's famous tessellation or design one yourself.

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

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 the telescope and microscope?

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

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

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 these rabbits?

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 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?

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?

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

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 the chairs?

Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

Did you know mazes tell stories? Find out more about mazes and make one of your own.

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

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 shape. How would you describe it?

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.