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Tangram Cutout

For Students K - 5th Standards
Challenge the spatial thinking of your young mathematicians with this printable tangram puzzle. Using different sized triangles, squares, and parallelograms, children must figure out how to fit all the shapes together to create a square.
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TanZen - Relaxing Tangram Puzzles

For Students 3rd - 12th
An ancient puzzle game meets a modern implementation. Challenge mathematicians of all ages with this mind-bending geometric puzzle game. 
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A Tale With Tangrams

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice geometric and spatial principles through the creation of a tangram puzzle. They describe and identify shapes by folding them into the pieces necessary to complete a tangram. Students attempt to assemble their tangrams...
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Area of Tangram Pieces

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Mathematicians calculate the area of a tangram piece without using formulas. They use a geometry journal to record activities during this instructional activity. They make a set of tangrams and use them to compute area. They use what...
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Introduction to tangrams

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore how shapes have parts and those parts have relationships which leads to dissection and reassembly and ultimately to the concept of congruence. They identify, describe and compare congruent 2-dimensional geometric...
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Tangram Puzzles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the origin of tangram. For this algebra lesson, students form different shapes and figures using tangram. They solve for the area of different shapes without using any geometric formulas, but the idea of tangram being...
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Tangram Puzzles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore, experience and study recognizing and applying flips (reflections), slides (translations), and turns (rotations). They utilize spatial memory and spatial visualization skills to figure out what figures look like when...
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Countdown Challenge: Tangrams

For Students 7th - 8th
In this tangram worksheet, students find the area of each tangram shape. Afterwards, they name each piece and find the area of combined figures. This one-page worksheet contains approximately 25 problems.
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Tangram Tantrums

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners discuss tangram vocabulary, and act out slide, flip, and turn. They observe tangram puzzles on a web page, and solve their own tangram puzzles.
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For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the characteristics of tangrams. They create their own tangrams, create various shapes using the tangram pieces, and recreate tangram animals from Ann Tompert's book, Grandfather Tang's Story.
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Tantalizing Tangrams

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify polygons and develop spatial and fractional relationships and geometric concepts by using ancient Chinese puzzle of tangrams. They develop an appreciation of the folktale by identifying its elements and then writing...
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Tangram Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore tangram puzzles. In this tangram fraction lesson, students read Grandfather Tang and then practice solving tangram puzzles. Students identify fractions of the pieces of the tangram puzzles and then create a design using...
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Using Tangrams for Fractions

For Students 5th
In this using tangrams for fractions worksheet, 5th graders trace the tangram puzzle, cut out and number the shapes, then answer six questions about which fraction represents the relationships of the pieces.
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Tantalizing Tangrams: What Are Transformations?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use the Internet to learn about transformations and tessellations.  In this geometry lesson, students use the Internet to define the meaning of reflections, translations, rotations, glide reflection and symmetry.  Students...
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Symmetry and Tangrams

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders build figures out of tangrams. In this symmetry lesson, 6th graders view tangrams and identify the polygons included in them. Students divide into groups, identify their tangram pieces, define the lines of symmetry, and use...
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Tangram Pieces

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this math worksheet, students create a tangram puzzle by coloring and cutting out the pattern pieces for a standard seven piece tangram puzzle.
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Tangram Pieces- Black Line Copy

For Students 4th - 6th
In this math activity, students create a seven piece tangram puzzle by coloring and cutting out the patterns on this page. There are no directions.
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Tangram Patterns To Make- More Challenging

For Students K - 2nd
In this more difficult tangram worksheet, students are challenged to make 8 patterns. Students will need to have a tangram puzzle to do these worksheets.
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Tangram Patterns

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this artistic worksheet, learners experience and practice working with tangram pieces to create unique puzzles and shapes.
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Tangram Challenges

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners explore geometric concepts by working with Tangram Puzzles. In this Tangram challenge lesson, students use problem-solving tasks that involve physical manipulatives. Learners select a picture and use all seven pieces of the...
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Chinese Puzzle Story

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study the Chinese form of tangrams. They read the story, "Grandfather Tang's Story," by Ann Tompert and discuss how tangrams are used to tell the story. Using paper and scissors, they create animal tangrams and write stories...
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this tangram worksheet, middle schoolers form a square using tangrams.  Afterwards, they form additional shapes with tangrams.  This one-page worksheet contains 180 tangram shapes for students to create  by placing tangram shapes...
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Tangram: Enrichment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this tangram worksheet, students learn to arrange the 7 polygons to form a tangram. Students classify the triangle pieces and arrange them to form the two tangrams in problem 2.
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For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the context of how and when to use tangrams in geometry. They create and draw a number of different geometric figures using tangrams. Students work on their visual spatial skills.

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