Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?

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

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

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

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

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

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

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

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

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

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

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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

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

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 outline of Mai Ling?

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

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

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

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

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

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 these convex shapes?

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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

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

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

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

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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

How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

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.

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.