Project Title Compound Words Puzzle
Project Category Innovation
Abstract Compound Words Puzzle is a board game that puts words together to form a compound noun. Players would pick random words and use their vocabulary skills to connect words that they have randomly selected. For example; the word “hot” if combined with “spot” would create a new word which is “hotspot”. Other examples would be: “hot + pants”, “hot + spring”. The best way to push individuals to expand their vocabulary is to relax and have fun with compound nouns. The more they play this board game, the more rewarding it will be for their mental, social and emotional growth. People would enjoy playing around with everyday usage compound words that they have discovered and words they have not even thought of. The most valuable benefit of this board game is the mental benefits. Studies have suggested that board game such as puzzle game has positive effects on cognitive abilities. Additionally, players would also acquire mathematical skills by exercising the ability to add and multiply their scores. A competitive gamer would soon realize the importance of strategizing his every noun. Therefore, the strategizing skill is another benefit that gamers would gain from playing this board game. On the other hand, social benefits of playing Compound Words Puzzle include having family, friends, colleagues, classmates and others spend quality time together. It helps to foster communication, competitiveness and confidence among players. Most importantly, it is definitely a fun way to learn English compound words via a board game.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2016-04-18


Staff Status
Imelia Laura ak Daneil Leader
Tang Howe Eng, Dr. Member
Mohamad Musa bin Bohari Member
Jacqueline Susan anak Rijeng Member
Siti Faridah binti Kamaruddin Member


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
Sarawak Invention, Innovation & Design Expo (SIIDEx 2016) 2016-01-29 State Bronze Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak