5. The explorer without footprints
Required material: chequered board, tiles with footprint pictures, red, yellow, and grey markers (or pencils)
Q1. What is the difference between the board full of coloured footprints and the one with colours but no footprints?
Q2. Which board offers more freedom of movement, keeping the same rules for turning as indicated by colour?
Q3. Are there possible paths on the board with colours, which are not possible on the board with coloured footprints?
Q4. Are there possible paths on the board with coloured footprints, which are not possible on the board with just colours?
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