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Creating different shapes using a tangram

The tangram puzzle is a perfect square that is cut along to produce special shapes, like other squares, triangles and paralellogram. The aim of the game is to make as many shapes as possible.

Use the square shown below, and try out different ideas. This puzzle involves cutting and rearranging. Remember that you can only use the each shape only once. Good luck.

designing a tangram

You can find some examples to get you started on page 3.

Download the starter sheet in PDF version (A4)