Third Grade Reading
To avoid the reading slump and keep your kids reading this summer, host a reading party! Here's how.
Research increasingly suggests that how we read with kids is as important as what we read. Here are some tips.
We've combed the shelves for great summer titles for third graders. Here are the ones that really knocked our socks off.
Reading Study Help
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square. It's a fun way to highlight important story details and put them in a logical order.
Here's a fun holiday activity that will have you and your child singing, laughing, and using a great writing tool--the thesaurus!
When baking soda is mixed with citric acid, a bubbling reaction takes place. Help your child experiment with mixing some acid and baking soda by making these homemade bath bombs!
Idioms, words or phrases that have figurative meanings different from their literal ones, can be found everywhere from the books we read to our everyday conversations. Idioms are also inspiration for this fun, hands-on activity!
Remember the classic card game, Go Fish? Here's a fun twist on it that will help your third grader learn her grammar terms in a fun way!
Try this delicious and nutritious recipe for Green Eggs and Ham, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic story of Sam I Am.
Help your young reader remember the important details from the last book he read by keeping a journal. The next book report will be a breeze!
Venn diagrams provide a perfect starting point for your child to brainstorm ways that two ideas or objects are similar or different. Introduce your child to this technique by helping her create a Venn diagram fantasy creature!
Learning prefixes and suffixes is a great way to boost vocabulary quickly. Here's an easy game to get your child thinking about these beginnings and endings, in between a lot of shouting and laughing.
Work on homophones and spelling with this imaginative activity where your child can doodle or draw some silly things all in the name of learning!
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