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FREE Printable Compound Word Puzzles Game for Kids

Help children visualize, understand, and learn compound words for kids with these super cute, free printable compound word puzzles. These compound word picture puzzles are such a fun, hands-on learning activity for pre-k, kindergarten, first graders, and 2nd grade students.  Simply print the compound word games printable pdf to teach with a clever educational activity.

Help children visualize, understand, and learn compound words for kids with these super cute, free printable compound word puzzles. These compound word picture puzzles are such a fun, hands-on learning activity for pre-k, kindergarten, first graders, and 2nd grade students.  Simply print the compound word games printable pdf to teach with a clever educational activity.

Compound word puzzles

Help kids visualize how two words become one compound word with a completely different meaning. This free Compound Word Puzzles has over 26 different compound words puzzles to make. This is such a fun early reading, literacy, and spelling activity for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler you will love this activity for summer learning, extra practice, literacy center for classrooms, or any other supplemental activity you can use.

Compound words puzzle

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Compound words puzzle

Compound word picture puzzles

These compound word puzzle activity is low prep and the the printable pdf file contains both color or black and white versions to save you on printer ink costs.

compound word picture puzzles

Compound word games printable

Now print the pages in color or black and white on cardstock.

  • Black and White Version – let students color the puzzles with crayons, markers, and colored pencils as you teach them how the two words at the bottom separately mean something, but together as ac compound word mean something else.
  • Color Version –  laminate for durability so you can practice again and again with these handy compound word puzzle.
back + pack = backpack band + aid = bandaid basket + ball = basketball butter + fly = butterfly cook + book = cookbook cup + cake = cupcake dragon + fly = dragonfly foot + print = footprint base + ball = baseball ground + hog = groundhog hot + dog = hotdog lady + bug = ladybug pine + apple = pineapple rain + bow = rainbow sand + castle = sandcastle snow + flake = snowflake snow + globe = snowglobe snow + man = snowman star + fish = starfish sun + glasses = sunglasses super + hero = superhero tooth + brush = toothbrush tooth + paste = toothpaste pass + port = passport pop + corn = popcorn rain + storm = rainstorm

Compound word picture puzzles

Finally, Cut along the dotted lines to separate each puzzle into two parts.

Compound word puzzles printable

Compound word puzzle

For this compound word activities simply give your children a stack of puzzle pieces to put together.

  • back + pack = backpack
  • band + aid = bandaid
  • basket + ball = basketball
  • butter + fly = butterfly
  • cook + book = cookbook
  • cup + cake = cupcake
  • dragon + fly = dragonfly
  • foot + print = footprint
  • base + ball = baseball
  • ground + hog = groundhog
  • hot + dog = hotdog
  • lady + bug = ladybug
  • pine + apple = pineapple
  • rain + bow = rainbow
  • sand + castle = sandcastle
  • snow + flake = snowflake
  • snow + globe = snowglobe
  • snow + man = snowman
  • star + fish = starfish
  • sun + glasses = sunglasses
  • super + hero = superhero
  • tooth + brush = toothbrush
  • tooth + paste = toothpaste
  • pass + port = passport
  • pop + corn = popcorn
  • rain + storm = rainstorm
Compound words game pdf

Compound words game pdf

Point out that each piece has a complete word at the bottom that if put with the other complete word makes a new compound word.

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Compound word puzzles printable

When the compound word games printable have been matched, encourage kids to write the new words on the free printable included in the pack to practice making words, spelling, and handwriting.

compound word puzzle

Compound words game printable

HINT: For younger students, or students that are just learning the concept, start out with fewer puzzles so their are fewer choices to confuse them.

Help children visualize, understand, and learn compound words for kids with these super cute, free printable compound word puzzles. These compound word picture puzzles are such a fun, hands-on learning activity for pre-k, kindergarten, first graders, and 2nd grade students.  Simply print the compound word games printable pdf to teach with a clever educational activity. Looking for a fun way to practice compound words for kids? This ice-cream compound word puzzles is a free printable building activity. Use this compound words activity as a fun and hands-on method of practicing and learning with compound word picture puzzles while building a lovely ice-cream. This compound words game is a great summer learning activity for your pre-k, kindergarten, or first graders. Simply print this free Compound Word exercises and let your learner practice learning their compound words with some hands-on practice! Using a compound word games is a fun, simple way to work on learning compound words while playing a fun learning game. Use this free printable compund words game s part of a literacy, or compound word activity or for extra work for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. Simply print compound words printable and you are ready to play and learn!

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Visualize how two words form to make a new word with these FREE printable Compound Word Puzzles - Print game in color or black & white!

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