For kids: Three letter-challenge

A quiz where you see how many words you can find that have the letters "ght" in them.

All of these words have the letters "ght" in them. Try to spell out the words, and see how many you know!

1. When playing a game of pool, this is the last ball you want to shoot into the pocket. It is normally black in color, and it comes after seven and before nine. (2 words)

_ _ g h t _ _ _ _

2. This is a type of felt marker that is used to help make words and sentences you want to remember stand out. These markers come in various colors, but the most popular colors are pink, orange, and yellow.

_ _ _ _ _ _ g h t _ _

3. This is a parent's female child.

_ _ _ g h t _ _

4. An acrobat walks on one of these extremely high wires above a circus crowd. Sometimes the acrobat balances on one foot or does flips or cartwheels on the wire. Some acrobats don't even use a net beneath them.

_ _ g h t _ _ _ _

5. This man was the 34th president of the United States. He was president after Harry S. Truman and before John F. Kennedy. He was a Republican and his nickname was Ike. (3 words, second is just an initial, which stands for David.)

_ _ _ g h t _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

6. If you put one of these on top of a pile of important documents and turn on a fan or open a window, the pile will not blow away. Some of these are very fancy, but you can use a book or rock as a substitute.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g h t

7. You should bring one of these with you when you are camping, but don't forget the batteries. This object can also help you see under a blanket at night if you want to read after your bedtime.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ g h t

8. This insect is often called a firefly or a glow bug. It is a flying insect that flashes brightly in the dark as a signal to other fireflies. They are fun to collect in jars, but don't forget to put holes in the lid so they can breathe. (2 words)

_ _ g h t _ _ _ _ _ _ _

9. This is a dim light left on at night, usually in a child's bedroom or in a hallway. (2 words)

_ _ g h t _ _ g h t

10. This is another name for 12 a.m. – the middle of the night.

_ _ _ _ _ g h t

11. You put this item in a lamp. It is measured in watts and some are fluorescent. Without one of these, your lamp cannot do its job. (2 words)

_ _ g h t _ _ _ _

12. In legendary times, this is what King Arthur called his court. It had nothing to do with where they ate, but it did tell everyone the shape of the furniture at which they would sit. Sir Galahad and Sir Lancelot also sat here. The shape of this object meant there was no head or foot, and everyone who sat at it was equal. (5 words)

_ _ _ g h t _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

13. This word tells you the distance from the top of any object to the bottom. It's used to describe people as well os objects.

_ _ _ ght

ANSWERS:
1. Eight ball
2. Highlighter
3. Daughter
4. Tightrope
5. Dwight D. Eisenhower
6. Paperweight
7. Flashlight
8. Lightning bug
9. Night light
10. Midnight
11. Light bulb
12. Knights of the Round Table
13. Height

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