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

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

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 this sports car?

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

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

We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

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?

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

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

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

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 watering can and man in a boat?

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

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

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?

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 Fung at the table?

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 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 telescope and microscope?

Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

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 outline of the rocket?

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?

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

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?

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

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

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

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

Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

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

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

Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Building up a simple Celtic knot. Try the interactivity or download the cards or have a go on squared paper.