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Compound Word Puzzles

Help kids visualize, understand, and learn compound words with these FREE Compound Word Puzzles. These are such a fun hands on learning activity for Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade kids.
FREE Compound Word Puzzles - this FUN, hands on compound word activities is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade students Just print in color or black and white, LOW PREP. Better than compound word worksheets #compoundwords #literacy #kindergarten

Compound Words Printable

Help kids visualize how words become compound words with these super cute, FREE Compound Word Puzzles.  There are 26 different compound words to practice in either color or black and white.

This is the perfect activity to Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids.

Compound Word Puzzles Printable

Compound Words for Kids

To prepare just print the puzzles in color or black and white on cardstock. Next, laminator for durability so you can practice again and again with these nifty puzzles.

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

Compound Words for Kids

Give your student a stack of puzzle pieces to put together.

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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When the puzzles 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.


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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activites and FREE printables: www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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