Connect Four is a game I remember playing a lot as a child, and I play it now with my 9-year-old daughter. It's a really good introduction to abstract strategy games for children, and if you have not yet played it with your child, then do have a go. The sound as you open the under-bar and the counters clatter on the table will transport you back in time.
In this time of staying at home, parents are now called on to be teachers. But kids are easily bored. And most of us are not trained to be teachers. So how can we keep our kids fully engaged in learning in a way that works for the whole family?