Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

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

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

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

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 work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

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 outline of Mai Ling?

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?

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

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 Little Ming?

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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

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

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

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 outline of this telephone?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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 outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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

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 the watering can and man in a boat?

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

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?

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

In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

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

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

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

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

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

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 this sports car?

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

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 Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

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?

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

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

Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

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