September 4th, 2015 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »


It’s Monday, August 3, 2015, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!


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Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)


A Tangram is an ancient Chinese puzzle made with seven flat pieces called tans. By combining these seven tans, thousands of shapes or pictures can be made that help teach geometric concepts including shape recognition, area, perimeter, symmetry, etc.  Plus, it improves problem-solving skills.
This website offers terrific information about tangrams along with free puzzles and solutions. When you get to the site, view a YouTube video to show you how to make a reversible tangram set. Look at the menu on the right side of the page and use it to explore: 
  • History – Read about the history of tangram puzzles and how they became so popular.
  • Make It – Get instructions to make your own set of tangrams pieces.
  • Puzzles – Print out free tangram puzzles along with a set of rules, and use your skill and intuition to find solutions.
  • And much more!
Scroll down the page to locate: 
  • The latest tangrams
  • The pattern of the week
  • “Play against the clock” videos
Continue to scroll down to find all categories of tangram puzzles, worksheets and much more!

This site provides a great way to engage in some hands-on geometry with tangrams!


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