This activity will help your child create compound words.
Tell your child that you will say two words that can be put together to make one longer word. Ask your child to put the two words together to make one. For example, say, “Cup and cake make _______.” Answer: cupcake.
Here are some more words to use in this game: airplane, backpack, baseball, bathtub, bedroom, bedtime, birthday, blackboard, bullfrog, butterfly, cookbook, cowboy, dollhouse, doorbell, everybody, football, goldfish, grasshopper, haircut, inside, mailbox, pancake, peanut, popcorn, rainbow, snowball, someone, sunburn, sunset, toolbox, toothbrush, without.