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Dragons and Swans

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

Counter Roundup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Dice, Routes and Pathways

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers discusses examples of problems in which there is no obvious method but in which children can be encouraged to think deeply about the context and extend their ability to. . . .

Right or Left?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

The Path of the Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

Four Triangles Puzzle

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Domino Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Diagonal Dodge

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Twice as Big?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Tricky Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Construct-o-straws

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

Counting Cards

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A magician took a suit of thirteen cards and held them in his hand face down. Every card he revealed had the same value as the one he had just finished spelling. How did this work?

Endless Noughts and Crosses

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Sea Defences

Stage: 2 and 3 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?

Nine-pin Triangles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Jomista Mat

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Taking Steps

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

Zooming in on the Squares

Stage: 2 and 3

Start with a large square, join the midpoints of its sides, you'll see four right angled triangles. Remove these triangles, a second square is left. Repeat the operation. What happens?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Making Maths: Rolypoly

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Folding, Cutting and Punching

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 6 - Junk

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Seeing Squares

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Move Those Halves

Stage: 2 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 ...

Triangular Faces

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Dramatic Mathematics

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

Coin Cogs

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Put Yourself in a Box

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.