The game was first sold under the Connect Four trademark by Milton Bradley in February 1974.
If your looking for a simple strategy game that can be played with just about anyone, including young children, Connect Four is for you. Connect Four is a simple game similar to Tic-Tac-Toe. Only instead of three in a row, the winner must connect four in a row.
Due to the nature of the game setup, Connect Four is a little more hands on and fun for younger kids to drop their checkers down the slots. Connect Four is a simple and fun two player game that only takes minutes to finish.
To win Connect Four you must be the first player to get four of your colored checkers in a row either horizontally, vertically or diagonally.
Connect Four will come with a grid, 2 end supports, 21 red checkers and 21 black checkers, and the official Connect Four game rules and instructions.
Connect Four Children's Game Rules:
Please keep in mind that the official Connect Four childrens rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions on how to play Connect Four.