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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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?

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

Can you find a way of counting the spheres in these arrangements?

This article for teachers describes a project which explores the power of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

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

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

Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number youâ€™re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

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?

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

How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

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

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 ...

I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

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

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