Third Grade Activities

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Perform to Help the Earth
Perform to Help the Earth
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Perform to Help the Earth
In this inspiring activity, children create and perform their very own Reader’s Theater about helping the planet!
3rd grade
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Design and Build a City
Design and Build a City
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Design and Build a City
Challenge your learner to design and build a city of their own in this creative engineering activity.
3rd grade
Science
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone
Children will reflect on the importance of diversity and brainstorm ways to support people in their community who may feel alone, researching local organizations that strive to help those people.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Build a Tunnel
Build a Tunnel
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Build a Tunnel
In this science and engineering activity, children will explore types of tunnels and their purposes and then design and build a tunnel of their own.
3rd grade
Science
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Negativity Bias
Negativity Bias
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Negativity Bias
In this activity, you and your child will watch a video and learn how the brain easily remembers negative information, but not always positive. You will practice positivity by writing or drawing pictures of 10 positive things that happened today.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Healthy Friendships
Healthy Friendships
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Healthy Friendships
Children will discuss what it means to have healthy friendships and create a unique friendship painting that illustrates the qualities of good friends.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Nature is so generous to us all. How often do we reflect and thank nature? In this activity, children will engage with the classic story, The Giving Tree, and actively practice gratitude in nature for trees and all that trees do for us!
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Reflections on Leadership
Reflections on Leadership
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Reflections on Leadership
Children will create a "This is Me!" collage that will highlight their many gifts, talents, interests, and leadership skills.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice
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Restorative Justice
In this lesson, your child will watch a video on restorative justice, and together you will come up with ways your family can use restorative justice at home.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Service Activity
Service Activity
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Service Activity
Children will reflect on how community service makes us better people. Then they will complete a service survey to gain a better understanding of their interests, gifts, and their potential role as a service worker in their community. 
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Reflections on Forgiveness
Reflections on Forgiveness
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Reflections on Forgiveness
Understanding what forgiveness is and why it is important for friendships is a critical life skill. In this home activity, your child will learn about forgiveness and write a forgiveness letter to someone.
3rd grade
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Healthy Apples
Healthy Apples
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Healthy Apples
Understanding how good friends can have a positive effect on our lives is important in all stages of life! In this activity, children will write create a "Want Ad for a Friend" and will list all of the characteristics that are most important in a friend.
3rd grade
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Breathe and Be
Breathe and Be
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Breathe and Be
Our breath can be a helpful tool to connect with a sense of peace and calm. In this home activity, your child will practice counting breaths, hear poems about nature and mindfulness, and write their own poem.
3rd grade
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Children build a "Loving Kindness Garden" to represent what they have learned about love, mindfulness, and caring for others in community.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Puppy Mind
Puppy Mind
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Puppy Mind
In this activity, your child will hear a story and practice mindful breathing. They will paint a picture that reminds them to bring mindfulness and kindness to their puppy mind.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Create a Home Challenge Course
Create a Home Challenge Course
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Create a Home Challenge Course
Staying close to home doesn't mean you can't get moving! Use this fun challenge activity to encourage your child to move their body in new ways while testing their endurance!
3rd grade
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
3rd grade
Science
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
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Understanding Clean Water: Make a Filtration System
In this activity, learners will discover how to make a basic water filtration system using common materials found around the house or outside.
3rd grade
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Vacation Memory Book
Vacation Memory Book
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Vacation Memory Book
Writing a book about a favorite trip can be fun, rewarding and a great way to practice organizational, thinking, and communication skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Dear Author Letter
Write a Dear Author Letter
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Write a Dear Author Letter
This third grade writing activity brings home the lesson: it's not only what you write that's important, but how you write it, too.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Play Sentence Scramble
Play Sentence Scramble
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Play Sentence Scramble
This hands-on family activity gives your child practice creating compound sentences, while teaching him skills that will help him become a better writer!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.