Compound Words Worksheets

Free compound words worksheets for kindergarten

Compound words are a combination of two words that function as a single word.  These worksheets ask kids to form common compound words in different ways and to dissect them into their component words.  Part of a collection of vocabulary worksheets from K5 Learning.

Write the compound words

Kindergarden writing compound words worksheet exercise

These write compound words worksheets help students understand that compound words  are simply made by joining two words together.  They also familiarize students with some common compound words.


Separate the compound words into two words

Separating compound words worksheet exercise

These separating compound words worksheets ask students to decompose compound words into their two root words.  The intent is to further reinforce how compound words are formed.


Match the words to make a compound word

Kindergarden Matching Compound Words worksheet exercise

In these compound word matching worksheets, students join words with a line to form compound words.  A fun vocabulary exercise as students will search for compound words by trial and error until they form a word that they are familiar with.


Combine words to form compound words

Kindergarten forming compound words worksheet exercise

These making compound words worksheets increase the difficulty a little as students are not told which words come first or second.  The search for the compound words is a fun language skill builder.


Complete the compound words

Creating compound words worksheet exercise

These create compound words worksheets are our most difficult; students are given only the first word and must try to write the compound word from memory.  A natural progression from the matching type exercises.

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