|The tangram consists of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. This ancient puzzle originated in China, and was brought to the west around 1815. There are literally thousands of different shapes that can be made using the seven pieces. This very elegant version consists of 7 wooden pieces, together with a range of decorative paper inserts. A starter instruction sheet is included, showing just a few of the shapes that you can make with this puzzle.Tangram comes in a smart cardboard presentation box, which is 140 x 140 mm.