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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Practice multiplication facts and geography at the same time in this fun third grade math card game.
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Introduce your young artist to this art form with this fun and creative activity, which blends arts and crafts with patterning for hidden math practice!
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Celebrate the 100th day of school by counting and spelling your way to a "$1.00" word in this 3rd grade math and reading game.
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This pyramid card game is a fun way to help your child learn addition and subtraction. Best of all, it√Ęs quick to set up and easy to play.
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This is a fun, tactile art project where tearing paper produces art that makes a great gift for any occasion.
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This fun writing activity takes a regular task - writing a story - and transforms it into a collaborative writing experience for hilarious results!
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Crystals are a very special structure. In this third grade activity, your child will learn how to grow salt crystals.
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An ancient form of writing gets new life in an activity designed to help your child read understand what life was like for early Native Americans.
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In this 3rd grade science activity, you'll experiment with the little-known fourth state of matter: polymers! Mix borax with white glue and watch what happens.
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This craft is a great way to explore the fascinating world of spiders and their webs as you collect spider webs from around your house with your third grader.
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Help your child practice multiplication tables with this mental and physical multitasking game that uses a hula hoop to get into the swing of things.
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Nothing chases the blues away like a trip to the boardwalk. Bring the fun home with this do-it-yourself version that sneaks in some math practice.
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Work on factors in this fun math card game and help your third grader gain math confidence through this fun division activity.
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This St. Patrick's day, stretch your third grader's social studies and math skills with this fun, cooperative learning game.
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Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.
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This footwear-focused activity introduces fractions as part of a set and it's the perfect way to generate excitement about fraction concepts.
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You can try this simple activity with your third grader to get him thinking about the real world math you use everyday.
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Your third grader will delight in learning about sound waves as he observes the different sounds created by tapping on glasses with varying amounts of water.
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Getting kids to memorize their times tables can be worse than pulling teeth. Sweeten the deal with this activity that combines math and sugar.
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Practice conversions within the metric system in this fun math card game for third graders.

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