Tangram

A Chinese geometrical puzzle game which involves constructing various shapes out of seven basic pieces.

Classic versions of Tangram included the seven basic Tangram pieces made out of wood or plastic and riddle cards on which the silhouette of a shape to be constructed was printed on one side and the solution was printed on the other.

Rabbit Tangram puzzle
Rabbit Tangram puzzle
Rabbit puzzle solution
Rabbit puzzle solution
Camel Tangram puzzle
Camel Tangram puzzle
Camel puzzle solution
Camel puzzle solution

Tangram 3D

A computerized version of the "Tangram" game with 3D OpenGL computer graphics, written by Moshe Gabel and Barak Korren under the supervision of Prof. Gershon Elber and Dr. Irit Werthaim as a project in computer graphics.

Tangram 3D
Tangram 3D
Puzzle menu
Puzzle menu
It's 3D!
It's 3D!

The project was submitted in 2002/3 winter semester to the Intelligent Systems Laboratory of the Coputer Science faculty of the Technion, Israel Institute of Tecnology.

Tangram Links

Interactive Tangram

On-line version of the Tangram game, very impressive collection of puzzles, but unfortunately no solution detection.

Tangrams

A site dedicated to the Tangram game with many puzzles, historical articles and many links to other Tangram-dedicated sites.

Constructing Your Own Set of Tangrams

Some instructions about how to play Tangram the old-fashioned way...

Kids.com: Tangram

While this may not exactly be Tangram, it's still a very entertaining shape construction game especially suitable for young children.