Compound Words Worksheet

Free compound words worksheets, games, activities, matching pages, printables and more! Learning about compound words can be fun and engaging with our free hands-on teaching resources. These worksheets are great for students of multiple age and abilities, helping you to differentiate your compound words lesson planning. We’ve created a variety of compound words lists, games, cut & paste worksheets, segmenting activities, matching worksheets, spelling resources, file folder learning centers and more!

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Compound Words Lists & Activities

Compound Words List

Here is a simple chart you can hang in your classroom to list out some common compound words. Practice reading these words with your students.

Compound Word Game

This is a fun word building exercise. Students roll the dice to build nonsense words or compound words and write them into the correct category.

Spin a Compound Word

This is another fun compound word game for students to build compound words or nonsense words and place them into the correct group.

Free Compound Words Worksheets

Compound Words Cut & Paste Worksheet

Students read the words then combine them to make the compound words: armchair, backpack, basketball, bathtub, and butterfly.

Compound Words Cut & Paste Worksheet

Students cut and paste and write the compound words: chalkboard, cupcake, doorbell, dragonfly and earring.

Compound Words Cut and Paste Worksheet

Students read, match and write the compound words: firefighter, fishbowl, goldfish, horseshoe, hotdog.

Compound Words Worksheet Cut & Paste

Students build compound words with the individual pictures for pancake, mailbox, jellyfish, ladybug, and lipstick.

Compound Words Cut & Paste Activity

Students cut and paste the pictures of the compound words to match each set of pictures: rainbow, pineapple, raincoat, popcorn, and sandbox.

Compound Words Activity Worksheet

Students combine words to create compound words: seashell, skateboard, snowman, sunflower, sunglasses. Students cut and paste the pictures.

Compound Words Matching Worksheets

Compound Words Matching Worksheet

Students identify the picture clues to reveal and match the compound word.

Compound Words Matching Worksheet

Draw a line to match each pair of pictures to the corresponding compound word.

Compound Words Matching Worksheet

Students use logic and reasoning to solve the picture clues and match the compound word.

Segmenting Compound Words Worksheets

Compound Words Segmenting Worksheets

Students look at each compound word and draw a line to segment it into two separate words. Each side of the word is colored differently.

Compound Words Segmenting Worksheets

Students look at each compound word and draw a line to segment (or separate) the two single words. Students color each side of the compound word a different color.

Compound Words Segmenting Worksheets

Students look at each compound word and draw a line to segment (or separate) the two single words. Students color each side of the compound word a different color.

Compound Words Spelling Worksheet

Compound Words Spelling Worksheet

Students look at these compound picture words and write them below. Single word clues are given to help them separate and spell each side of the compound word.

Compound Words Spelling Worksheet

Students look at these compound picture words and write them below. Single word clues are given to help them separate and spell each side of the compound word.

Compound Words Spelling Worksheet

Students segment and color each part of the compound words. Picture clues are given to help students know where to draw the line of separation.

Making Compound Words Worksheets

Making Compound Words Worksheet

Students look at each picture to form a compound word. Picture clues are giving and students are expected to write the words on their own.

Making Compound Words Worksheet

Students make compound words by looking at the picture clues. Next to each picture is room for students to write the words and the compound words.

Making Compound Words Worksheet

Write and build compound words with this simple worksheet. Students build 10 different compound words.

Compound Words Game

Our Compound Words Learning Game is great for PreK-2nd grade students. Each compound word is represented with a picture and students need to find the matching word cards to make the compound word. There are 30 different words for students to create with 60 picture word cards.

With 6 game board mats you can keep the cards together in a file folder or separate them into task boxes. Laminate the mats and the game cards for durability. Students match the picture cards to each compound word card.

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