Geometry Puzzles are not only fun, they actually help us build the skills we need for math and solving problems!
Tangrams is a set of seven pieces, or tans, that can be arranged to make a square or one of hundreds of other shapes.
Students really seem to enjoy solving Tangram Puzzles. The really cool thing is you learn geometry concepts while have fun with tangrams.
Try to construct these shapes with this online tangram.
You can use any household material you want to make your tangram set like cardboard or wood.
Each set contains two small triangles, two large triangles, a medium-sized triangle, a square and a parallelogram. The puzzle was invented in China hundreds of years ago and remains a popular classroom mathematics manipulative as well as a fun pastime for children who like logic problems.
Kids will encounter Geometry in elementary, middle, and high school math classes. They will learn about things like angles, perimeter, area, volume, triangles, circles, surfaces, points, lines, and curves to name a few.
Sounds Like This Could Be Fun!
There’s no reason why geometry can’t be fun AND educational. So let's get started and help your child learn and review their skills with some of the interactive activities you'll find on this site.