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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... your dino-lover's puzzle-solving skills to the test with this game that will have her hunting all over for the dinosaur bones hidden at your desired excavation site...
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... this high energy, interactive game, third graders are challenged to a different kind of race—one that doesn't require any running at all. Instead, it...
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...! You can put all that candy to good use with this motivating activity in which your child will sort and categorize his treats according to specific attributes. Delay...
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... coordinates. You can hide anything--a teddy bear, or a special message, perhaps--but we especially like hiding the afternoon snack. After all, there's nothing like hunger...
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..., broken or downloaded. As we all know, these "non-tangibles" are often the most enduring and important gifts we can share, whether it's bringing cheer to a...
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... on to each day of the week. Once he gets the hang of it, place all the magnetic strips in an envelope and hang it on the refrigerator. Sunday night, direct...
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... “front” side, turn it so that the back side is facing up toward you. Use your iron to press all four sides of your napkin inward, ¼”. Then fold...
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...What to do with all those perfectly good leftover hardboiled eggs? Try these healthy variations on classic deviled eggs. Now that the Easter bunny has come and gone...
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...;but it's is a manageable and elegant craft for Valentine-enthusiasts. Best of all, this wax paper hearts craft is designed to tease out yet another dose of...
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... that our beloved evergreen trees come in all sorts of sizes, with all sorts of needles and cones. Challenge your young scientist to explore these tree species with our...
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... look for a public sculpture to view. Remind your child that a sculpture is not flat, and can be viewed from all angles (back, front, etc.). Cut at least one long...
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... coins in Kentucky." Even though the words in the sentence don't all begin with the same letter, it represents alliteration because all the beginnings of the...
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... they won't break the bank. Choose from soup, cornbread, pancake, or cocoa mixes, or make all four. Handwritten directions add a special personal touch, and give...
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... child’s imagination and creativity and build up those all-important critical thinking skills by bringing the fascinating world of archeology right into your own...
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... that the ring is even. Repeat the first step for each color, until all five rings are drawn. Ask him to cut out each circle, cutting the outside first. To cut out...
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... out a total of twenty squares of construction paper, making sure they are large enough for one fact or image. Once she has cut these all out, explain how to make the...
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... race around the yard while mastering the all-important times tables. What You Need: Pair of dice White paper for game board Black marker 1 marker per...
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... mulitiplication, and probably division as well. The class will build on all that work in first and second grade on addition and subtraction, and now will take math facts to a...
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... child to line up the bottles or glasses in a row. Ask your child to tap gently on each of the glasses. What sort of sound is created? Do the glasses all make the...
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... with water What You Do: Set up a clean workspace and line it with newspaper. Lay out all of your supplies. Start with a basic cork. Place it in the...

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