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!

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?

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?

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

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?

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

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.

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

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

Why do you think that the red player chose that particular dot in this game of Seeing Squares?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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

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

Can you use the interactive to complete the tangrams in the shape of butterflies?

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

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?

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?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

Have a look at what happens when you pull a reef knot and a granny knot tight. Which do you think is best for securing things together? Why?

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

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 these clocks?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?

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?

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

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 ...

What are the next three numbers in this sequence? Can you explain why are they called pyramid numbers?