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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A twist on the gingerbread house, this train is made with graham crackers, icing, and candy decorations. A great 2nd-3rd grade holiday arts and crafts activity.
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If you love the look of yarn but aren't in the mood for complicated knitting or crocheting, have your child create simple and beautiful yarn letters.
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Channel the artistic spirit of Romare Bearden by making a mixed media collage to express different moods.
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Next time your child says he's bored, suggest a game of Toe Fencing! It's a silly and physical game that can be played anywhere, any time.
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This heart print makes the perfect simple and sweet gift for Valentine's Day!
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Spice up your Easter routine this year by making these stunningly sparkly eggs with your third grader. This is a great activity to do to celebrate the holiday.
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This Star of David craft is eco-friendly and will help your child practice basic geometry. Make a festive Star of David craft for Hanukkah.
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mix and match your own creative outfits while also predicting clothing combinations -- style and statistics practice all in one!
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each some early sewing skills with this cute felt egg project that can be reused as a silly gift, a toy for younger siblings, or a doll accessory.
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When it comes to helping your third grader manage a school backpack, small steps now bring big payoffs later.
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These delicious Easter Basket Cupcakes are a simple, creative holiday treat. These cupcakes sit in waffle bowls with festive coconut grass and jellybean eggs.
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This shamrock wreath will allow your child to practice tracing and layering shapes and is the perfect way to get everyone in the mood for St. Patrick's Day.
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Help your child learn about Native American culture by illustrating a Native American zodiac wheel.
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People have identification cards, why not pets? Make an ID card for your family pet, a fun activity that also gives your child some writing practice.
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Cook up some spooky ghost toast for all your little ghouls and goblins this Halloween!
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Help your child make her very own candy bars with this easy recipe.
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Have a Twelfth Night celebration with this holiday tutorial and craft. Learn how to throw a Twelfth Night celebration in your house this winter.
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Your child can help your family pet take a breather, and help herself relax, too, with this soothing activity.
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Help your third grader practice his writing skills and learn to operate household appliances like the washing machine or DVR with this Family How-to guide!
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Make this delicious coconut cream pie recipe this Kwanzaa, and teach your kids the meaning of this important African-American holiday.

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