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### Tetrafit

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

### 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.

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 19 - Working Men

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

### 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?

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### 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!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### 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!

### Construct-o-straws

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Four rods, two of length a and two of length b, are linked to form a kite. The linkage is moveable so that the angles change. What is the maximum area of the kite?

### 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 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Midpoint Triangle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### L-ateral Thinking

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

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### 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?

### 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?

### 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!

### Three Squares

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

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

### 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.

### 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?

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Folding Flowers 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Coin Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Nine-pin Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

### Makeover

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

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

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Penta Play

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 5 - Rocket

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Putting Two and Two Together

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Colour Wheels

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

### 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.

### Domino Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.