Contraction Hopscotch – Negatives One


Contractions can be confusing, but these colorful mats help students learn to build common contractions by moving as they drill!

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Dimensions: 32 inches x 136 inches

Materials: Heavy duty vinyl with 2 grommets for hanging

Includes: did not, didn’t, does not, doesn’t, do not, don’t, had not, hadn’t, has not, hasn’t, is not, isn’t

Sample Activity:

Have the student start on START HERE.

Have the student read the two words that contract while hopping with two feet on the mat. (One foot on each word.)

Then have student hop with one foot on the contraction and say the contraction.

Be sure that your student says the words and the contraction correctly.

Tell your student the words if your student doesn’t know them.

Continue alternating between two feet and one-footed hops to the end of the mat.

Repeat the activity until the student is comfortable with all contractions.

A downloadable activity guide is included and will be sent in your confirmation email. 


Also available: Purchase the complete set of contraction mats for $1,595, a savings of $145 off the regular mat price!