Third Grade Holidays & Seasons Activities

Throughout the year there are many reasons to celebrate. From the changing of seasons to national and religious holidays, we have all kinds of ideas that will help your young learner get in a celebratory mood. While creating, gaming, and crafting kids will learn more about the holidays and the times of year that have cultural significance. Our holiday activities are also a great way to introduce your child to more obscure holidays as well as holidays that are widely celebrated around the world.

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... all of the counts correct? No cheating! If a count is wrong, come up with a new word combination that works. Does this poem paint a strong sensory picture? If not...
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...: Animals of all kinds migrate, adapt, or hibernate to get through chilly winter days. To help the wildlife in your area, your child can create a brush pile that...
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... to an appropriate length to create the horse’s bridle. Help your child attach it with melted chocolate. Repeat steps 5 through 8 until all of the...
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... items. He can now draw the food items in the dishes using the pencil. Have him color in all of the food and dishes using oil pastels. The harder he presses down...
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... game! What You Need: Clothespins (at least 30) Pencil Paper What You Do: Help your child separate all her clothespins into approximately...
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... black marker, write a different vocabulary word on each index card and then put them all into a box or bag. For pointers on what words to use, you may want to look over...
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... also scrumptiously chocolatey? The Halloween colors in these cupcakes make it a perfect treat for October, but they would be a surefire hit all year long. Dive into...
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... craft, you can add to the excitement of the Back to School bash with a fun-filled T-shirt craft that doubles as a cool takeaway. Get all of your guests plain...
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...Challenge your third-grader to sharpen her new math skills--and maybe do the planet a favor, too. Chances are, you find yourself saying it to your kids all the...
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..., or combinations thereof. They can decorate their poems with pictures or just use the pictures for inspiration! Remind them that while some poems rhyme, not all of...
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... her make a deep connection with the natural world (an all too rare gift in this high tech day and age!), which she'll hopefully carry with her not only through...
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... gets a turn, following steps 2 and 3, until everyone gets a chance to play and all of the multiplication tables are practiced by each player. If a player chooses a...
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... other side of the scrap paper, help your child spell all the dishes on the Thanksgiving menu. Now that she has her rough draft, give your third grader markers and index...
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... (moving left to right) and mentally adds all of the face-up cards in the column. The goal is for your total to be as close to 20 as possible. Face cards (Ace, King...
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... decorating! After all, recipes call for reading, measurement, and number calculation. This Fourth of July, bake some festive cupcakes with your third grader to celebrate the...
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... your child mark it with a light pencil mark. Staple all the layers together at this center point, using a regular desk stapler. Lay the strip on a table, and take...
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... this special day? Open all the folds again, and turn the paper over again so that the plain, white side is facing you. Fold the top and bottom and sides so that...
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... grader by having him mark desired vacation spots around all over the United States, and boost his geographical knowledge of the U.S. while you're at it! What...
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... classmates they spent time with. Why not create a book that helps your child record the best of what he's done all summer? Here's an activity to help your child...
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... previous school year, and what she has learned and experienced, all the while anticipating what the next school year will be like. In this process, she will not only...

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