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Twice as Big?

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

Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Colour Wheels

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

Circles, Circles

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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?

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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!

Single Track

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What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

Penta Play

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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.

Midpoint Triangle

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

Dicey

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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?

Shunting Puzzle

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Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?

28 and It's Upward and Onward

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find ways of joining cubes together so that 28 faces are visible?

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.

L-ateral Thinking

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

Three Cubed

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?

Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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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?

Waiting for Blast Off

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

Peg Rotation

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 17 - Weather

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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?

A Puzzling Cube

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

The Path of the Dice

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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.

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Three Squares

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?

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!

Counter Roundup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Map Folding

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

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 20 - Fractions

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

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?

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 19 - Working Men

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Redblue

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

Little Boxes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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 2 - Little Ming

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

Construct-o-straws

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Fractional Triangles

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

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.

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Triangular Faces

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

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 27 - Sharing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?