According to wikipedia the first Word Search game was originally designed and published by Norman E. Gibat in the Selenby Digest on March 1, 1968 in the town of Norman, Oklahoma. Since it's introduction Word Search has become a word-wide favorite game. Also known by the names word find, word seek, word sleuth, and many others, the word puzzle game typically consists of letters placed on a grid, which is usually a rectangular or square shape. The objective is to find all the words, which can be horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, inside the box and mark them out or circle them.
The Word Search puzzle game by Digital Cookie Apps is a simple version of this classic game. There are thousands of words available in its word list so that you will never have to worry about playing the same game twice. Even better, you can pick from 17 different language word lists so you can practice your foreign language vocabulary. Many teachers use Word Search puzzle games to help children learn new words because it requires them to repeat the words over and over again in their minds as they search out the words. Great for learning new words and keeping your mind sharp.
Some people find that rotating Word Search to landscape mode works better with larger puzzles. Give it a try. Either way you play, you will find Word Search to be a fun game that everyone in the family will enjoy.