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# Follow Directions to Color Squares Puzzles Puzzle Workbooks for Kids - Updated Each Month!

This page contains unique puzzles in which students follow directions to color a series of squares in a grid. The easiest puzzles simply give the directions telling students which squares to color as a series of numbers. The harder puzzles use algebra to tell students which boxes to color and the resulting colored boxes may form a picture numeral to show the answer. It is a sure bet that your students have never done puzzles like these before!

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
A little more difficult: more spots to color
More difficult
Most difficult: TWO numbers as a clue for coloring (such as: 3,2) on up to two rows or columns

Follow Directions to Color Squares Puzzle: Books with Directions
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
A little more difficult: more spots to color
More difficult
Most difficult: TWO numbers as a clue for coloring (such as: 3,2) on up to two rows or columns