Weekly Challenge

Colour Sequence and Chess Mazes

A Maze of Colours?  In this maze you need to follow a particular sequence of colours.  The first sequence is just black and white alternating.  And you need to move from one colour to another using a knight’s move (from chess).

Some of the related maths topics

  • Sequences
  • Position and Direction
  • Number systems
  • Grids

To try this challenge:

  1. Download the resource file with templates and challenges
  2. Print out the file – more printer friendly copy
  3. Get coloured pens or pencils
  4. Watch the video below

Download or share all of these challenges with this pdf and let us know how you got on with it by tweeting using #momentofmaths and start to see Every moment is a #momentofmaths.

If you would be interested in joining an online maths club session that explores this or other Maths Explorers’ challenges, our online programme are now live. There are a few places remaining. Find out more at https://online.roots2grow.org/


  1. Hello! Is it possible to have the pdf on a white background so it uses less ink? Looking forward to this challenge.

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