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### Seven Flipped

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

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

### Factors and Multiples Game for Two

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

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

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

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Making Maths: Double-sided Magic Square

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

### Move Those Halves

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

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 ...

### 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 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 15 - Millennia

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

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

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

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

### Folding Flowers 2

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

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

### Midpoint Triangle

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

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

### 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?

### Three Squares

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

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

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

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

### Getting an Angle

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How can you make an angle of 60 degrees by folding a sheet of paper twice?

### 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 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 5 - Rocket

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

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

### 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?

### Construct-o-straws

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

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

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

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

### Fractional Triangles

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

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

### Making Tangrams

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

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

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

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

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

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### 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 8 - Sports Car

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

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

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

##### Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

A game to make and play based on the number line.

### 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.

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

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

### 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 12 - All in a Fluff

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

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

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

### Sea Defences

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

### 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?

### 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 27 - Sharing

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

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

### Music to My Ears

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

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?

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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

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

### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Reef and Granny

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

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?

### When Will You Pay Me? Say the Bells of Old Bailey

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

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

### You Owe Me Five Farthings, Say the Bells of St Martin's

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?

### 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 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?