Boggle BrainBuster: Find the Flowers
How many words can YOU find?
Exercise your mind by searching for words hidden in the Boggle cube. The more letters the better – plus bonus words to up the ante! Find as many words as you can by linking letters up, down, side-to-side, and diagonally, writing words on a blank sheet of paper. You may only use each letter box once within a single word. Play with a friend and compare word finds, crossing out common words. Up this week, Boggle BrainBusters word challenge.
Bonus answers to Boggle Brain Building Puzzle below
Boggle Brain-Building Puzzle Answers
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