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.

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

The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?

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

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

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!

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

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

On the graph there are 28 marked points. These points all mark the vertices (corners) of eight hidden squares. Can you find the eight hidden squares?

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

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the convex shapes?

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.

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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

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

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

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

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.

What can you see? What do you notice? What questions can you ask?

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

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?

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.

You have been given three shapes made out of sponge: a sphere, a cylinder and a cone. Your challenge is to find out how to cut them to make different shapes for printing.

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

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

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

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

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?

What is the total area of the four outside triangles which are outlined in red in this arrangement of squares inside each other?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the playing piece?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read about the adventures of Granma T and her grandchildren in this series of stories, accompanied by interactive tangrams.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the camel and giraffe?

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 outlines of the people?

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

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

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

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