Third Grade Activities

Help your third grader enjoy activities learning critical skills by following step-by-step instructions and using easy-to-find materials. Play math card games and explore themes third graders can get excited about. These activities are great for parents and educators to teach multiplication, collaborative writing, and third grade science topics. Try third grade arts and crafts next.

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Bend, twist, squish and press a paper bag into a tree! Once it's finished, your child's Halloween tree will look like it came right out of a scary fairy tale.
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Zombie cupcakes are baked goods that look as if they've been pulled fresh from a skull. Make zombie cupcakes this Halloween.
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Encourage local wildlife to settle down in your backyard with this adorable bird nest craft.
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Make Korean vegetable pancakes with your child! This dish is delicious way to get your child cooking as you introduce her to recipes from different cultures.
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Celebrate the President's Day the creative way by constructing toilet paper tube figurines of a couple famous U.S. Presidents!
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Make a beautiful nature silhouette to remember a family walk in the park or a camping trip with friends.
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Labor Day is the perfect time to celebrate our postal workers. Have your kid write a thank you note to your local post office to show his appreciation.
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Make your own menagerie of animals using empty walnut shells
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Save up your paper rolls to help your child create an upcycled craft that looks just like iron work!
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Looking for an easy and creative craft? Beads come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors and your kids will have fun creating unique key chains.
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Build your child's math skills with this 2nd-3rd grade activity. Similar to a carnival toss, this egg carton toss game is sure to provide hours of fun.
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Introduce your youngster to this Japanese version of Pin the Tail on the Donkey.
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Instead of tossing old school supplies, turn them into a work of art and teach your kids how to find new uses for old things.
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In celebration of National Peace Day on September 21st, your child can create a colorful peace collage, using magazine clippings and colorful pieces of paper.
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Using just few simple materials, you can create a reusable hangman game board that will last all the way to your destination and back home again.
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Construct some glittery ring bling with this ring bracelet craft.
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What better way to remember the achievements of past U.S. Presidents than with a game of memory!
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Your third grader will love both recreating and dressing up as his favorite reptile with this frightening crocodile jaw costume!
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Give your third grader a head start in language arts by teaching her an alliteration lesson with this Santa Claus-themed writing project.
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Have a kid who loves to bead, but can't seem to keep them all in one place? Use those loose beads to craft a decorative wind chime.

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