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### Diagrams

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A group activity using visualisation of squares and triangles.

### Square to L

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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.

### Ten Hidden Squares

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

### 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.

### Go Moku

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two players on a large squared space.

### Seeing Squares

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

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.

### Square it for Two

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

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

### A Square in a Circle

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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?

### Cube Drilling

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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?

### Painted Faces

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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?

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Stage: 2 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.

### Three Squares

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

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

### Dicey

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Fractional Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Makeover

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

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

### More Building with Cubes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

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Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Coin Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Trace the Edges

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Folding Flowers 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Jomista Mat

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### Taking Steps

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Turning Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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 9 - Animals

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Regular Rings 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Midpoint Triangle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Green Cube, Yellow Cube

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Regular Rings 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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.

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

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

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

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Right or Left?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 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!

### Folding Flowers 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Twice as Big?

##### Stage: 2 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.

### 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?

### Hexagon Transformations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Move Those Halves

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

For this task, you'll need an A4 sheet and two A5 transparent sheets. Decide on a way of arranging the A5 sheets on top of the A4 sheet and explore ...

### Matchsticks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Construct-o-straws

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### The Path of the Dice

##### Stage: 2 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.