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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Turn yourself into a personalized paper doll, along with a collection of your favorite outfits.
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This November, it's elephant versus donkey! Does your third grader understand the meaning behind the animals political parties choose to represent them?
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Explore aromas with your child and help boost her brain power with some fun and interactive science activities.
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Hand your child create a project that combines the beauty of Japanese cherry blossoms with the eco-friendly fun of a recycled craft.
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This activity teaches your third grader how to make a paper cut-out still life, in true Matisse-style.
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Take a stab at 18th century American cooking with your kids by following this tasty recipe from the first colonial cookbook.
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Can your third grader catch a leprechaun using a homemade trap? Help her entice these folkloric Irish fairies with gold coins that they simply can't resist.
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Make use of your family's leftover Christmas cards and wrapping paper with a colorful letter craft activity!
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Your child will create her own falling snowflakes using white paper and glue them over a tree, so it appears as if they are falling from the sky.
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Is your kid all bent out of shape? Try out some trendy dog yoga, or "doga," with your pet dog!
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Hone observational skills and introduce the basics of data interpretation with this data gathering activity all about the different colors people wear.
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If you need a way to interest your child in sewing, look no further than this felt food craft.
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Make a one-of-a-kind necklace this holiday season with this Christmas bead craft that will warm the heart of whoever receives it!
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Re-purpose an old glass bottle into a cute vase using a few pieces of felt and a little imagination.
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Challenge your third-grader to sharpen her new math skills--and maybe do the planet a favor, too.
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Make beautiful print block art with your kids using recycled materials.
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Help your child learn more about the military by having him create a portrait of a soldier and write a short summary about why that soldier is important.
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Weave colorful Easter basket pictures out of construction paper and ribbon that open to reveal an assortment of fun Easter shapes!
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Make a personalized pillowcase for your third grader with his old-fashioned silhouette image. You won't be able to find these in stores!
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Your child can transform an everyday sight into a persuasive writing exercise by starting with the "product" she knows best: her family!

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