Prefixes and Suffixes Puzzles - practice prefixes and suffixes with these fun word puzzles where students match the word to the correct prefix or suffix to build words and complete the puzzles!
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Students take each word puzzle piece and figure out which prefix/suffix they add to it to make the word in the picture.
There are 15 prefixes puzzles included (re, un, pre, dis, under, bi, multi, over, mis, tele, auto, micro, super, uni, oct) and 20 suffixes puzzles included (ful, less, ly, y, able, ness, er, ist, phone, graph, er, est, like, s, es, ed, ing, ed (d), ed (t), ed (ed).
These are a lot of fun for introducing, learning, or reviewing prefixes and suffixes! Building the words and making silly non-words from the prefixes and suffixes while matching them to the correct puzzle is my favorite part!
They are a great independent center too where you can give a few puzzles to your students to match. You can give a few at a time (however many that student or group can handle) or use them to teach specific skills. For example, if you're studying plurals, you could give them the -s and -es suffixes puzzle so they figure out which ending to add to the word to make it plural and correct.
Added 1-1-16: UK spelling version for multicolor/multicolour and colorful/colourful
For more prefixes and suffixes fun, check out:
My Little Book of Prefixes
My Little Book of Suffixes
Prefixes Posters and Picture Cards
Suffixes Posters and Picture Cards
Prefixes and Suffixes Charts
Prefixes Bottle Cap Centers
Suffixes Bottle Cap Centers