178 Printable Compound Words Cards
Writing and Reading Activities - 178 Compound Words
- Cards includes first word part coloured....
- Ideal to zigzag puzzle cut and children match the two pieces. Play 'concentration' with the puzzle pieces - plus more
Compound Words List
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Compound Words - Ideas for Use
Print out cards (print smaller if you like) use one set for classification games such as classify by 'double letters' etc - loads of ideas from '101 Flashcard Activities'. Cut the other set down the middle using either a straight cut or zigzag puzzle cut - children match the 2 pieces.
Use the puzzle pieces above to make up 'silly compound words' - for example - jellyglasses, bedbox, earberg, ladysaver. Children draw funny pictures to match..
Use the words for examples of phonics - Match with Phonics Charts
We have made these up as A4 size so that you can then have the choice of printing them as is or reducing them easily to A5 or smaller using your printer settings.
You can make this rhyming activty more difficult by also cutting down the middle so that the children need to match the word and picture as well as the rhyming patterns.
As a class, in groups or individually - brainstorm and add new compound words (great homework activity). Go for a 'word walk' and find more in environmental print and books.
Using the cut up pieces above - play 'concentration' - turn them all over - children take turns turning over 2 pieces - try to find the matching pairs.
Make smaller black and white copies easily by printing 3 or more to a page - ideal for children to cut up and paste the matching pairs.