Make your own Tangram Puzzle : DIY

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Tangrams are fun for children of all ages.It is a classic Chinese puzzle consisting of seven pieces that can be recombined into many different shapes and figures. Here’s how to make one.


  • A square of smooth carboard. You can use other thin materials such as rigid foam or hardpaper, or wood too.
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • The tangram can be one color, left natural or stained, or you can paint each piece a different color. It’s up to you.

How to make it?

STEP 1: With the pencil and ruler, follow the diagram and lay out the square of cardboard. Use the given measurements and draw as shown in the picture below.

STEP 2: Color in these shapes and cut out each shape!

STEP 3: Mix up all the cut out pieces and try to make some fun objects and shapes!

STEP 4: Make your own shapes or challenge your family members to make one!

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Have fun MAKING!

Designs by: @mainachitra follow in the instagram.

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