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

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

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

Explore our selection of interactive tangrams. Can you use the tangram pieces to re-create each picture?

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

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

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

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

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

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the convex shapes?

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

This article looks at levels of geometric thinking and the types of activities required to develop this thinking.

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A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the playing piece?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Read about the adventures of Granma T and her grandchildren in this series of stories, accompanied by interactive tangrams.

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the camel and giraffe?

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Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?

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

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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.

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Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

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Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.

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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.

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Why do you think that the red player chose that particular dot in this game of Seeing Squares?

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

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

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An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

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On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

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Have a look at these photos of different fruit. How many do you see? How did you count?

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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.

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These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

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Have a look at what happens when you pull a reef knot and a granny knot tight. Which do you think is best for securing things together? Why?