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Find the 4 Letter Word Hidden Inbetween 2 Words

In this worksheet, students will find hidden four-letter words which are stretched over the gaps between two words, or in some short sentences.

'Find the 4 Letter Word Hidden Inbetween 2 Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Hidden Word

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Word detective we need your skills.  Some of our sneaky words have run away and are hiding among other words.  With your help, we hope we can track them down.

 

Can you find the word bath hidden between the two words below?

Bat holder

 

Have you found it?!?

That’s right, it’s here:

bat holder

 

This word is hidden in a _ _ _ / _ pattern.

So it is made up of the last three letters of one word and the first letter of the next word.

Bath
 

Let’s try another:

Can you find a four-letter word hidden between the two words below?

Test armour

 

Did you find star?

It is hidden in a  _ _ / _ _ pattern.

So it is made from the last two letters of the first word and the first two of the second word.

test armour

 

 

Words can hide in three different patterns:

_ / _ _ _ 

The last letter of the first word and the first three letters of the second word.

red rage

_ _ / _ _

The last two letters of the first word and the first two letters of the second word.

brave stag

_ _ _ / _

The last three letters of the first word and the first letter of the second word.

extra mile

 

 

 

Let’s make this more challenging now!

Can you find the hidden four-letter word in the entire sentence below?

 

It’s pie for tea.

 

 

The hidden word is fort in a _ _ _ / _ pattern.

It’s pie for tea.

 

Pssstt!! Here’s a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:

Try covering all of the letters that you’re not looking at with your thumbs.  Move along the sentence so that you only see four letters at a time.


 

Now it’s time for you to be a hidden word detective and hunt down those sneaky words! Good luck and don’t forget to look out for the patterns.

Hi again detective!

 

You're just in time.

 

Those pesky four-letter words have been playing hide and seek again!

 

The word slit is hiding somewhere in the sentence below.

 

Help us track down the word and underline the two words that slit is hiding between.

 

The fireworks lit up the sky.

This time the word tall has decided to join in the game!

 

 

Underline the two words below that tall is hiding between.

He blew out all the candles.

Can you find the word they hiding in the sentence below?

 

Underline the two words that it's hiding between. 

I like the yellow one.

This time the word verb has hidden in the sentence below.

 

Can you select the two words that verb is hiding between.

 

Remember to try out all three letter patterns. 

 

That's my river boat.

 

That's my

my river

river boat.

Which two words is the word them hiding between in the sentence below?

 

We won the match.

We won

won the

the match.

I need your help detective!

 

mystery four-letter word has hidden among two words in the sentence below. 

 

I need you to track down the word, by trying out the three different letter patterns. 

 

I like the sea too.

 

It's time for another mystery four-letter word!

 

Work your way across the sentence below to find a hidden four-letter word.

 

The nights are dark.

Which mystery four-letter word can you find hiding in the sentence below? 

 

Can you collect our tickets?

 

Use your word detective skills to find the mystery four-letter word that's sneakily hidden itself in the sentence below.

 

Walk under the arch.

It's time for your final mission detective...

 

Underline the two words below that have a mystery word hiding between them.

The shelves tumbled down.
  • Question 1

Hi again detective!

 

You're just in time.

 

Those pesky four-letter words have been playing hide and seek again!

 

The word slit is hiding somewhere in the sentence below.

 

Help us track down the word and underline the two words that slit is hiding between.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
The fireworks lit up the sky.
EDDIE SAYS
Hey detective! Did you find slit? This word was hiding in a _ / _ _ _ pattern between fireworks and lit. fireworks lit Make sure to try out all three letter patterns below to help you find the hidden word.
  • _ / _ _ _
  • _ _ / _ _
  • _ _ _ / _
  • Question 2

This time the word tall has decided to join in the game!

 

 

Underline the two words below that tall is hiding between.

CORRECT ANSWER
He blew out all the candles.
EDDIE SAYS
Did you notice tall hiding in the middle of this sentence? This word was hiding in a _ / _ _ _ pattern between out and all. out all You can use your fingers and thumbs to help you focus on four letters at a time if it helps.
  • Question 3

Can you find the word they hiding in the sentence below?

 

Underline the two words that it's hiding between. 

CORRECT ANSWER
I like the yellow one.
EDDIE SAYS
Hey detective! This time we had a _ _ _ / _ pattern. The word they is made from the last three letters of the (the) and the first letter of yellow (y). the yellow If you can find these words then you'd be excellent at finding Wally in a 'Where's Wally' book!
  • Question 4

This time the word verb has hidden in the sentence below.

 

Can you select the two words that verb is hiding between.

 

Remember to try out all three letter patterns. 

 

That's my river boat.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
river boat.
EDDIE SAYS
Did you find verb? This word was sneakily hidden between river and boat. It used the last three letters of river (ver) and the first letter of boat (b). river boat 'Hiding' is a verb so no wonder the word verb likes to hide!
  • Question 5

Which two words is the word them hiding between in the sentence below?

 

We won the match.

CORRECT ANSWER
the match.
EDDIE SAYS
Did you find them? The word was hiding in a _ _ _ / _ pattern between the and match. the match Keep your eyes peeled detective as I've got a challenge in store for you!
  • Question 6

I need your help detective!

 

mystery four-letter word has hidden among two words in the sentence below. 

 

I need you to track down the word, by trying out the three different letter patterns. 

 

I like the sea too.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Seat
EDDIE SAYS
Now this was a challenge as we had no idea what the hidden word was! This means that we need to work our way across the sentence, trying out all three letter patterns between every pair of words until we see a hidden word! A lot of hard work! The hidden word was seat and it was hiding between sea and too. Can you see which pattern it is hiding in? sea too This is a _ _ _ / _ pattern.
  • Question 7

It's time for another mystery four-letter word!

 

Work your way across the sentence below to find a hidden four-letter word.

 

The nights are dark.

CORRECT ANSWER
Then
EDDIE SAYS
This word was hiding right at the start of the sentence! Did you find it? The word was in a _ _ _ / _ pattern between the and nights. If we use the last three letters of the (the) and the first letter of nights (n) and push them together, we get the word then. the nights Keep your eyes alert for more hidden words. I'm counting on you to find the sneaky words.
  • Question 8

Which mystery four-letter word can you find hiding in the sentence below? 

 

Can you collect our tickets?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Tour
EDDIE SAYS
The word was hiding in a _ _ _ / _ pattern again! This pattern comes up a lot! The hidden word was tour and it's hiding between collect and our. collect our Top tip - work your way across the sentence using your fingers to focus on four letters at a time until you find a mystery word.
  • Question 9

Use your word detective skills to find the mystery four-letter word that's sneakily hidden itself in the sentence below.

 

Walk under the arch.

CORRECT ANSWER
Hear
EDDIE SAYS
The sneaky word was hiding at the end of the sentence here. The mystery word was hear and it was hiding in a _ _ / _ _ pattern between the and arch. the arch Have that detective vision of yours ready for one final mission!
  • Question 10

It's time for your final mission detective...

 

Underline the two words below that have a mystery word hiding between them.

CORRECT ANSWER
The shelves tumbled down.
EDDIE SAYS
Did you find the hidden word here? The mystery word was vest and it was hidden in a _ _ _ / _ pattern between shelves and tumbled. shelves tumbled Thanks for all your excellent word finding today detective! I couldn't have done it without you.
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