Third Grade Nature Activities

Third Grade Nature Activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy third grade nature activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
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Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your kid with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
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This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
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This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
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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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Your child can use leaves and grass to create his own outdoor art in celebration of Earth Day...all he needs are is the great outdoors and some creativity!
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Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
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If your mom likes flowers, make her a sweet gift that she'll treasure with this fun craft, a pretty Pressed Flowers Card!
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Got a birdwatcher on your hands? Bring the birds to your backyard by making a zany bird feeder using an orange and some string.
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Take to the air with science by experimenting with helicopter seeds right in your own backyard!
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This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
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In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
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Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
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Is your child a young ornithologist in the making?
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Encourage a group of third graders to play this fun game of Whistle Hide-and-Seek as a warm-up to get them prepared for finding a "lost" camper.
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This clay "painting" activity encourages and supports creative development and critical thinking skills.
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Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
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Create a brush pile to help wintering wildlife stay warm and cozy through the winter.
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This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
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Encourage local wildlife to settle down in your backyard with this adorable bird nest craft.

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