Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?

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?

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

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.

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.

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?

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

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

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

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 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!

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?

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

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

Why do you think that the red player chose that particular dot in this game of Seeing Squares?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 these convex shapes?

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

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

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

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

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 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 outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

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 Fung at the table?

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

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 outlines of the workmen?

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

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

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 this telephone?

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

Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

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

What shape has Harry drawn on this clock face? Can you find its area? What is the largest number of square tiles that could cover this area?