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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Visualising

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Paper Partners

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Paper Patchwork 2

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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The Path of the Dice

Age 7 to 11 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.

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World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Endless Noughts and Crosses

Age 7 to 11 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.

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Tangram Paradox

Age 7 to 11 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!

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Three Squares

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Building with Cubes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Overlaps

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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.

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Counter Roundup

Age 7 to 11 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.

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Rearrange the Square

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Twice as Big?

Age 7 to 11 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.

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World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Overlapping Again

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

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Start Cube Drilling

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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World of Tan 27 - Sharing

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Six to Four

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

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Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Making Maths: Rolypoly

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: Co-ordinating Space in Drawings

Age 5 to 7

This second article in the series refers to research about levels of development of spatial thinking and the possible influence of instruction.

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World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 1 - Granma T

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Makeover

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Paper Patchwork 1

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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L-ateral Thinking

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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Alquerque II

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A variant on the game Alquerque

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World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Change Around

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

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Tessellate the Triominoes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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One Big Triangle

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.

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Cover the Camel

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

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Midpoint Triangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 17 - Weather

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Tessellating Capitals

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Horizontal Vertical

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

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Happy Halving

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Seeing Squares for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 10 - Butterflies

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Posting Triangles

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Dragons and Swans

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Reef and Granny

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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How Many Pieces This Time?

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many pieces of string have been used in these patterns? Can you describe how you know?