54 contraction cards
2 game boards
There are 48 contraction cards. Use card stock for all the pages because it will hold up better. You will need two different colored chips/markers for Connect Four In a Row game. You will need one dice for the Contraction Action game.
Game 1 – Concentration
Turn all the cards upside down. Find the contraction word that comes from the two words that make the contraction.
Game 2 – Connect Four in a Row
The object of the game is for a player to get four chips in a row. This is a two players. Each of the players has their own set of colored chips. Use only the contraction words for this game. Place the cards upside down in a pile. The first student chooses a card and reads it. They place a colored marker on the word that makes the contraction.
Game 3 – Contraction Bee-Action
The object is to get to the honey without getting stung. Use only the contraction cards and one dice. Place cards upside down. The first player chooses the card and says the two words that make up the contraction. If the student is correct, they will roll the dice and move that many places on the game board. Be careful not to get stung by a bee. The yellow spots will send you back 2 spaces.
I know your students will enjoy this as much as my students did.