How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.

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

What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that you cannot fit another that's the same into it?

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

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

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

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?

How will you go about finding all the jigsaw pieces that have one peg and one hole?

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

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

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

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?

Is it possible to remove ten unit cubes from a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that the surface area of the remaining solid is the same as the surface area of the original?

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

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?

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?

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?

Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

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?

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

A half-cube is cut into two pieces by a plane through the long diagonal and at right angles to it. Can you draw a net of these pieces? Are they identical?

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?

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 this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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

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?

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

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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 outlines of these clocks?

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

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

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

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

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 outline of the child walking home from school?

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

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

Which of the following cubes can be made from these nets?

Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

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

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

Can you mentally fit the 7 SOMA pieces together to make a cube? Can you do it in more than one way?

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

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

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

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