Third Grade Activities

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Tournament of Books
Tournament of Books
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Tournament of Books
Merge the excitement of basketball tournaments with students’ excitement about books! This activity gives kids a chance to read and form opinions about the books.
3rd grade
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
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Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Using lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, help your child implement kindness and compassion into their interactions with others.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Encourage your child to help host a dinner party this holiday season! If your child is having friends over, or would like to contribute to the family holiday party, this is a great activity. They will build mini-penguins that all guests can enjoy while wa
3rd grade
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Misty Copeland Portraits
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Learn all about Misty Copeland, a famous African American ballerina with this hands-on, colorful art project!
3rd grade
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Create a Santa Face with Fruit
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Turn snack time into a healthy ho-ho-holiday activity! Make a face that looks like a cartoon Santa using fruits. It will be a fun activity that will get your family in the holiday spirit, and spice up your snack time with healthy treats.
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Zoo Yoga
Zoo Yoga
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Zoo Yoga
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will hear the story Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids, learn the benefits of yoga, and create their own yoga sequence to teach someone else.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Spooky Halloween Jars
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Get estimating with this spooky activity that asks your young mathematician to rely on their problem-solving skills to figure out how many items they believe are in spooky Halloween jars!
3rd grade
Math
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
Pumpkin Play Dough!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
What’s the best part of fall? Pumpkins! Use this easy recipe to help your child make some delicious smelling pumpkin play dough. They can use their math skills to measure and mix and then have hours of fun playing!
3rd grade
Math
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Robot Dance Party
Robot Dance Party
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Robot Dance Party
This activity challenges students to use computational thinking as they create a sequence of commands that will make a robot move in a pattern related to the sound and rhythm of music.
3rd grade
Science
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
In this activity your child will create their very own marble maze!
3rd grade
Science
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My Emotions Wheel
My Emotions Wheel
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My Emotions Wheel
Help your child build emotional awareness by creating a wheel full of pictures that make them feel a certain emotion.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Pumpkin Investigation
Pumpkin Investigation
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Pumpkin Investigation
Incorporate some math and science thinking into your annual fall fun with this pumpkin investigation activity! Your child will have a blast investigating various ways of measuring pumpkins, making estimates, taking measurements, and recording their findin
3rd grade
Math
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
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Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
Wake up and create a fun, healthy snowman with your learner! As a family, create a snowman on your plate with yogurt, add some snowman accessories, and design a snowy environment.
3rd grade
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Discover the Colors of Fall
Discover the Colors of Fall
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Discover the Colors of Fall
This activity will inspire adults and kids alike to take time to explore the beauty in their community and discover the colors of fall while developing their descriptive and creative writing skills! 
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-Back Breathing
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-back breathing is a great way to practice self-calming while also creating connection and developing trust.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Dance Battle
Dance Battle
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Dance Battle
Encourage the brain-body connection in your child with movement games. This activity will decide who’s got the better moves, throughout the ages of music!
3rd grade
Fine arts
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Make “teal the new orange” this Halloween season! Help your child learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and paint the color teal on a pumpkin to advertise that your family will offer non-food toys as a treat, or “trinket” option.
3rd grade
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
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Create a Christmas Tree with Fruit
One thing the Christmas season is known for making is yummy treats! Cookies, pies, fudges, and cakes are common desserts during Christmas time. If you want to choose a healthier option this holiday season, create a Christmas tree with fruit. It will be a
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Tic-Tac-Toe Grid
In this activity, your learner will be challenged to create their own tic-tac-toe grid out of building blocks.
3rd grade
Science
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Focusing on the Good Each Day
Focusing on the Good Each Day
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Focusing on the Good Each Day
In this activity, your child will design their own Best Self Journal to reflect on ways they have been their best each day.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Painting with Corn!
Painting with Corn!
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Painting with Corn!
It’s the season for falling leaves, fall colors, and corn! Use this easy activity to help your child make some amazing paintings. They can use their math skills to design patterns for cards, paper, presents and more!
3rd grade
Math
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 Animal Racing
Animal Racing
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Animal Racing
Movement activities are crucial for developing minds and bodies. Animal movements, in particular, encourage children to think about their own body mechanics in comparison with animals they may have observed. 
3rd grade
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Third Grade Activities

Mix some of these third grade activities into your next lesson to break up the routine and allow kids to learn and interact with the material in new ways. Interactive math games make multiplication practice a lot more fun, and young learners will enjoy growing their vocabulary and building reading fluency through a wide range of hands-on reading and writing crafts and projects.