I’m guessing that you know of, or have heard of the game Connect 4…? Well, this is Connect 4: sight word edition of the game for your little ones to play.

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You will need:

To play, your little ones need to choose a word and read it, without spelling it out or taking too much time to get it right. If they get it correct then they can put one of their counters on that word.

The first person to get 4 counters in a row (going up/down, side to side or diagonally) wins.


This game has become a firm favourite for homework time.

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Connect 4: sight word edition. A sight word game for children.

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Nanny Anita
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Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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