Learning games for preschoolers: Connect 4

Do you have a preschooler who you want to get ready to read? Many learning games for preschoolers develop the skills required for reading and set the stage for a lifelong love of reading.

Recommended learning game for preschoolers – Connect 4

Requirements: Two players

How to play: Each player chooses a color and is given the same number of disks in their color. The goal of the game is to connect four of your same-colored disks vertically, horizontally or diagonally. If the grid (not board) is filled and no one has aligned four men then the game is tied.

How to win: The person who connects four in a row wins.

Skills developed: leads a child to think about space and patterns in space, skills which lay the foundation for the child’s future elementary school performance.

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