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 the rocket?

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 outline of Little Ming?

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

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

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

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?

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

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 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 outline of Little Fung at the table?

Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

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

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

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?

Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?

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?

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

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?

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?