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

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

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

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 Mai Ling?

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 outline of this sports car?

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

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

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 child walking home from school?

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 outlines of these clocks?

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

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

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

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 Little Ming playing the board game?

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

Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?

Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?

Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?

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

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

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 Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

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 outlines of the workmen?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

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

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

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

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?