Make practicing contractions fun with this super cute, free printable Doctor contraction matching game. In this contractions activity students in 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th graders will practice identifying 26 common contractions for kids. Simply print pdf file with the contraction game printable to make learning fun.
Contraction Matching Game
This contraction matching game is an educational activity to help grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 students learn which words make contractions. The fun doctor theme makes it extra engaging for children to make learning fun! m 26 common contractions. This is such great practice.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this contraction activity for helping children match contractions with the words that make contractions. Use this as extra practice, summer learning, literacy center in your classroom, or supplement to your homeschool grammar curriculum. Students will match the essential worker doctors to their medical doctor bag with the correct contraction. Easy Peasy!
Contractions for Kids
Contractions matching game
Print all 10 pages in color on cardstock or use a laminator for durability.
Cut apart on the solid lines. Yo uwill have:
- doctor cards – with a pair of words on each (each featuring lots of different doctor professions and types of people)
- Medical Dr Bags cards – with a contraction
Now you can use this game two different ways:
Independently as a matching activity (perfect for one student or centers)
Cooperatively as a game – Deal out all the doctors and place face up in front of students. Now deal out 5 doctor bags to each student. Play as go fish. Students will try to find their doctor’s their bags by saying “Does Tommy have the wasn’t bag?” If not they will need to check lost and found. Play continues until one player has helped all their doctors find their bags.
Hint: This could also be used like a contraction memory game.
Contractions Matching Worksheet
What I love abot this contraction activity is that it is quick and easy to play like contraction worksheets, but reusable, colorful, and extra FUN like a contraction activity or contraction game!
See the activity in action
This hands-on contraction activities for 2nd grade couldn’t be easier and requires virtually no prep for you to set-up. This is great for a doctor theme or essentials worker theme. Plus it is reusable so you can practice again and again!
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