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Compound Words

Cut out the 12 word cards below.
Then pair them up to make 6 compound words.
Write the compound words on the lines above.
If you need help, read the clues below the cards.


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Answers for Compounds



Use your cards for a solitaire or multi-player game:
  1. Turn the cards face down and and mix them up.
  2. Lay out the cards face down in 3 rows of 4 cards each.
  3. On each turn, a player turns over 2 cards to see the words.
  4. If the 2 words form one of the compound words above, the player picks up the 2 cards and keeps them. If the 2 cards don't match, turn them face down again.
  5. The game ends when all 6 compound words have been found.

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