This game tests your intelligence and is a challenge to your imagination. You can use it to design thousands of different figures. The Tangram is a game originating in China. It consists of 7 pieces called TANS, 5 triangles of three different sizes, a square, and a parallelogram. Fitted together, these figures form a square. There are at least 1,600 design possibilities that can be made from 7 pieces, including silhouettes of animals, human figures, objects, etc.