Third Grade Arts & Crafts Activities

These 3rd grade art projects and craft projects are perfect for 3rd grade art! Art projects include fun ideas like reverse glass painting and melted crayon art, while craft projects include cool and unusual ideas like making a duct tape wallet. From easy 3rd grade arts & crafts activities to more advanced ones, Education.com has you covered! Browse below or filter by subcategory using the check boxes in the sidebar to find that perfect 3rd grade art project for you and your child.

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Representing the story in a visual way makes it easier for your child to compare the traits of various characters.
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Outfit a pair of dark sunglasses with sneaky mirrors for eyes in the back of your head.
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Who knew that you could make beads out of rose petals? Not only can it be done, but the beads smell wonderful!
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Here's a fun activity that will allow your child to express himself by making a flag of his own design, then writing an accompanying story.
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Your third grader will be amazed at the explosive combination of vinegar and baking soda in these chocolate volcano cupcakes with white chocolate "lava."
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Celebrate Black History Month by having your child make her own version of a kente cloth after learning what the different colors on a kente cloth symbolize.
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These DIY star garlands will add the perfect patriotic touch to your home this 4th of July!
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Help your third grader create a Venn diagram fantasy creature by combining two different creatures to create a fantasy creature based on their similarities.
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Make a Duct Tape Wallet: This activity provides kids great practice in following directions and makes for a fun homemade gift.
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In this activity, kids learn a little about Japanese culture by making their own windsock in the shape of a koi fish.
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What could be more fun than doing sidewalk art? How about making your own colored sidewalk chalk!
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Learn an ancient craft with this introduction to weaving. A great tie-in for kids learning about ancient cultures.
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In this colorful craft, make an enchanting star card for a birthday, holiday, or just for fun with construction paper and foam sheets!
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The pinwheel is a simple toy that has been around for years and uses the wonders of the wind to spin it and delight kids of all ages!
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Meet Medusa, a terrifying, spine-tingling monster -- and the inspiration for your child's latest colorful art project!
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An "I Love You" book is a perfect gift for a very special friend on Valentine's Day. Our "I Love You" book shares the love in eight different languages.
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What better way to celebrate spring than with a fabulous flower party? Pack the day with fun flower activities and treats for a truly springalicious event!
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Here's an activity to help your child create her very own time capsule to unearth and open in one, five, or even ten years later!
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Refresh your third grader's understanding of idioms with this hands-on art activity that encourages him to manipulate clay to represent his favorite idiom.
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Get your little traveler ready for a âround-the-world adventure! Kids will get a geography lesson, writing practice and a great appreciation for traveling.

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