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Interactivities. Games. Tangram. Working systematically. Investigations. Addition & subtraction. Generalising. Triangles. Visualising. Practical Activity.

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### Nine-pin Triangles

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

### Putting Two and Two Together

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Counter Roundup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Waiting for Blast Off

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Knight's Swap

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?

### Single Track

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Shunting Puzzle

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Sponge Sections

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You have been given three shapes made out of sponge: a sphere, a cylinder and a cone. Your challenge is to find out how to cut them to make different shapes for printing.

### Inside Seven Squares

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the total area of the four outside triangles which are outlined in red in this arrangement of squares inside each other?

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Fractional Triangles

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Construct-o-straws

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

### Diagrams

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A group activity using visualisation of squares and triangles.

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

### Jigsaw Pieces

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Counters

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Move Those Halves

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

For this task, you'll need an A4 sheet and two A5 transparent sheets. Decide on a way of arranging the A5 sheets on top of the A4 sheet and explore ...

### World of Tan 10 - Butterflies

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Midpoint Triangle

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mah Ling

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Seeing Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Colour Wheels

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Taking Steps

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

### Folding Flowers 2

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Jomista Mat

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### Three Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Triangular Faces

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### The Path of the Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Regular Rings 1

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: the Importance of Instruction.

##### Age 5 to 11

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

### World of Tan 19 - A Circular Problem

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Tetrafit

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 5 - Dragon

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 30 - Logical Thinking

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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