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Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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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.

Square to L

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Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.

Three Squares

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

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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!

Seeing Squares

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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.

Cube Drilling

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Imagine a 4 by 4 by 4 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will not have holes drilled through them?

Put Yourself in a Box

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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.

Square it for Two

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

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Twice as Big?

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

Dicey

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A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

Painted Faces

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Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube made of 9 small cubes. Each face of the large cube is painted a different colour. How many small cubes will have two painted faces? Where are they?

More Building with Cubes

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Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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

Making Tangrams

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

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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

Peg Rotation

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Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

A Puzzling Cube

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Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

Counter Roundup

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

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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

The Path of the Dice

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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.

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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

Jomista Mat

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

Taking Steps

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

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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

World of Tan 9 - Animals

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

The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: the Importance of Instruction.

Stage: 1 and 2

This article looks at levels of geometric thinking and the types of activities required to develop this thinking.

Ten Hidden Squares

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These points all mark the vertices (corners) of ten hidden squares. Can you find the 10 hidden squares?

Turning Cogs

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What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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

Midpoint Triangle

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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

Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

World of Tan 18 - Soup

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

World of Tan 17 - Weather

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

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Flip

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?

Construct-o-straws

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Reef and Granny

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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?

Folding, Cutting and Punching

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