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Use shapes to create pictures or new shapes

What You Need:


  • A rectangular piece of heavy weight paper, e.g. cardstock, manila file folder or an empty cereal box.

  • Scissors (with adult supervision and assistance).

What To Do:


  1. Cut out shapes to make tangram pieces. You should have 7 pieces (2 small triangles, 1 medium triangle, 2 large triangles, 1 square and 1 parallelogram. You can use the pattern included in this packet.

  2. Start with the Tangram Puzzle pieces together in a large square.

  3. Show your child how he can separate the large square into seven different shaped pieces. Name each shaped piece.

  4. Show your child how he can put the different shapes together to create a new shape or picture.

  5. You can also create Tangram puzzle outlines for your child to match the pieces.