Compound words are double the fun! A compound word is simply a word that is formed from two or more other words, so examining the parts can support determining the overall meaning of the compound word. This is a crucial skill for young readers that’s also fun & easy to practice!
What You’ll Need:
- This printable
- Glue or tape
- Markers or crayons
Set-Up Time: Under 5 min
Activity Time: 15-20 min
Mess Level: Low
- Try finding objects that are compound words in your house, like toothbrush, lightbulb, staircase, and more! For each one, break apart the word and see what words you get.
- Go deeper! Keep exploring compound words in HOMER Learn & Grow with our literacy games: Sumville Studios, Tap & Read, and Word Domino!
- Compound words
Once your kiddo starts noticing compound words, they’ll see them everywhere in everyday life: you could say it’s nonstop fun!