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Tangrams

Select the following links to expand and explore Tangrams, their shapes, their attributes, and how they can work together...

 

Tangrams are made by cutting a square into the following shapes:

2 large triangles

1 medium triangle

2 small triangles

1 parallelogram, and

1 square.

Supplies

Tangram Pieces

Use this template to make the 7 tangram picees: click here

Create Your Own Tangram Pieces

Use this template to make a variety of tangram shapes: click here

Activities

Make a Shape

Explore which geometric shapes can be made with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 tangram pieces. Draw a diagram of the shapes you were able to create: click here

Tangram Shapes

Explore the different shapes that can be made with tangrams: click here

Tangram Images

Make familiar shapes with tangrams using these templates: click here​

Tangrams and Area

Discover area through tangrams: click here

More Area with Tangrams

Another activity to discover area through tangrams: click here

More Tangrams

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