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Follow Directions to Color Squares Puzzle
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Follow Directions to Color Squares Puzzle: Books with Complete Directions
Good Introduction: Grades 4-6
Givens: two complete columns or rows given - 25% of all the blank spots given


Easiest Difficulty: all clues are just one number - at least one complete row or column has to be colored black
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

A little more difficult: more spots to color
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

More difficult
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

Most difficult: TWO numbers as a clue for coloring (such as: 3,2) on up to two rows or columns
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes


Follow Directions to Color Squares Puzzle: Books with Directions
Grades 5-7
Givens: either ONE row or ONE column is given


Easiest Difficulty: all clues are just one number - at least one complete row or column has to be colored black
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

A little more difficult: more spots to color
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

More difficult
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes

Most difficult: TWO numbers as a clue for coloring (such as: 3,2) on up to two rows or columns
             smallest puzzles - 5 by 10 puzzles

10 by 10 puzzles

15 by 10 puzzles

15 by 15 puzzles

mix of puzzle sizes


Addition Color Puzzles
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Algebra Color Puzzles
             Algebra Color Puzzles




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