Tangram Treasury Books A, B & C — by Jan Fair(2002, 1987)
Explore geometric shapes, area and perimeter, measurement, and fractions; practice spatial visualization; and use logical-thinking skills with the challenging activities in these books! Also suggestions for individual and group projects, tangram games, game boards, award certificates and a template to make tangram pieces.
These books were first intended for teachers who, over the years, have recommended them to their students’ families and friends. 48 pages each. Ages 6 & above.
Tangram Treasury Book A
Includes naming, comparing, and transforming shapes. Features task cards and an art project for families and kids. Also includes suggestions for “Family Involvement” including family games and other challenging activities. Ages 6 & above.
Tangram Treasury Book B
Includes concepts of parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence and similarity, area and perimeter, angle measurement, and symmetry. Also includes the tangram alphabet, holiday tangrams and other challenging activities. Ages 8 & above.
Tangram Treasury Book C
Includes concave and convex shapes, congruence and similarity, area and perimeter, ratio and proportion, angle measurement, fractions, inequalities, and double-tangram activities. Also includes the tangram numbers, a tan-talizing code activity, a tangram version of “The House That Jack Built” story, an introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem and other challenging activities. Ages 10 & above.