Tangram is a puzzle game that started in China and was brought to America by Captain M. Donnaldson in 1816. Made up of 7 flat pieces called tans, the puzzle is usually cut from one large square. The pieces – 2 large triangles, 1 medium-size triangle, 2 small triangles, 1 square, and 1 parallelogram can be put together in many ways.
Here’s some simple rules to remember when playing with tangrams:
For lots more ideas or to print more of your own Tangrams check out Aunt Annie’s Crafts. https://www.auntannie.com/Geometric/Tangrams/ (She told us it was okay if you visited her and tried to do some of her puzzles. She even will tell you the answers!)
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