Third Grade Social Studies Activities

Third Grade Social Studies activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy third grade social studies activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Write to a deployed soldier to help your child practice reading, writing, and get a better understanding of what it means to serve our country.
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Practice multiplication facts and geography at the same time in this fun third grade math card game.
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An ancient form of writing gets new life in an activity designed to help your child read understand what life was like for early Native Americans.
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Follow these easy instructions to make a working sundial with your kid! Find out what other cool things the Aztecs created in this activity.
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Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
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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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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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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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Celebrate Hanukkah the old-fashioned way with an oil lantern. This craft is a perfect opportunity to teach your child the history of this special holiday.
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Learn more about the fascinating folk art of Pennsylvania Dutch hex signs with this easy craft.
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Help your third grader learn time zones with this fun map activity!
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Teach an important and often comical historical lesson with a prediction game that teaches youngsters about the fallibility of word-of-mouth talk.
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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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This Labor Day, encourage your child to learn more about the different tools and supplies found in a doctor's bag by having her create one of her own!
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Help your child create her own version of a Moroccan lantern to give her room an Arabian nights feel!
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Help your child learn about the world through this 3rd-4th grade geography activity: start a postcard collection and mark where they came from on a world map.
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Here's a fun family activity: have your preschooler make a cameo appearance by creating and drawing on their own silhouettes!
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This Haggadah scroll activity is great for getting kids to practice handwriting, but it will also get them thinking about the meaning behind Passover.
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Bring a bit of the fun of Yuan Xiao Jie to your home with this lantern activity. Happy New Year!

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