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### Overlaps

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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.

### Paper Patchwork 1

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

### Skeleton Shapes

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How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?

### Start Cube Drilling

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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?

### Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

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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?

### Overlapping Again

##### Stage: 2 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.

### Part the Polygons

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

Draw three straight lines to separate these shapes into four groups - each group must contain one of each shape.

### Paper Patchwork 2

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

### Paper Partners

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

### Circles, Circles

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

### Rearrange the Square

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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?

### Putting Two and Two Together

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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?

### Hundred Square

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A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

### Regular Rings 2

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What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

### Folding Flowers 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

### How Many Pieces This Time?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Building with Cubes

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

### Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

### Posting Triangles

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

### Change Around

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

### Fred the Class Robot

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Billy's class had a robot called Fred who could draw with chalk held underneath him. What shapes did the pupils make Fred draw?

### How Many Pieces?

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How many loops of string have been used to make these patterns?

### Cover the Camel

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Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

### Horizontal Vertical

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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?

### Diagrams

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A group activity using visualisation of squares and triangles.

### Tessellating Capitals

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

### A City of Towers

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In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many different ways can they build their houses?

### Triple Cubes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

### Poly Plug Pattern

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Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?

### How Would We Count?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

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This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

### Hexagon Transformations

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Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

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Here are shadows of some 3D shapes. What shapes could have made them?

### 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.

### A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

### Construct-o-straws

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

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

### Cut Nets

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Each of the nets of nine solid shapes has been cut into two pieces. Can you see which pieces go together?

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Right or Left?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Ten Hidden Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Matchsticks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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

### 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 14 - Celebrations

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

### 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.

### 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.

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tangram Tangle

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?