A 4 Year Old's Homework Has Left Everyone Stumped, Can You Figure It Out?

18 January 2018, 12:19

4 Year Old Learning

Cue a lot of confused faces!

Even though Christmas feels like a distant memory, we're now stuck in the limbo that is mid-January, which seems to go on forever.

It's hard getting back into routine and re-engaging the brain - especially when you have the additional burden of your kids homework to do.

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And one mother has already found herself stumped at a worksheet aimed at four year olds, which shows images of objects that they have to label.

Annie Jordan from Plymouth shared the homework on her social media with the caption: "Right please someone tell me what the last one is, because I literally don't have a clue!" 


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Each image on the worksheet depicts an object that is a "CVC" word - meaning the spelling is made up of consonant, vowel, consonant. The first five are pretty straightforward, but it's the last one is that's really confusing everyone.

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Many social media users suggested "ice", but as this is a vowel, consonant, vowel spelling, it can't be right. Other suggestions came in the form of "net, wet and rink." 

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It took Annie to raise the question with the teacher who set the worksheet to finally get the answer, and she proudly alerted her confused friends in an updated Facebook status:

"Teacher confirmed it is RINK!"

Apparently "rink" counts as a CVC as it can be broken down into three sounds - r-i-nk."

Hmmm. Not gonna lie, we're still not convinced.

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