Third Grade Activities

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Build Vocabulary with Prefixes and Suffixes
Build Vocabulary with Prefixes and Suffixes
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Build Vocabulary with Prefixes and Suffixes
Here's a fun game that you can play at home to get your child thinking about prefixes and suffixes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Play the Bag Game: Learn Parts of Speech
Play the Bag Game: Learn Parts of Speech
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Play the Bag Game: Learn Parts of Speech
Parts of speech can be a difficult and dreary concept for many kids, but you can quickly turn that feeling around with this fun game.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Race for Spelling Patterns!
Race for Spelling Patterns!
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Race for Spelling Patterns!
In this high energy, interactive game, third graders are challenged to race, involving spelling patterns in words.
3rd grade
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Make a Book Square!
Make a Book Square!
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Make a Book Square!
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
With this activity, your third grader will get experience with informational writing, and your Thanksgiving guests will leave with a keepsake to cherish!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Wish Box
Make a Wish Box
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Make a Wish Box
Ask your kids to write these one-sentence "Holiday Wishes." Without realizing it, they'll be building third grade Language Arts skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures
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Outdoor Adventures
Nature is the greatest teacher, and you can help facilitate the lesson! Here's how to create a supply backpack to get your kid ready for science action!
3rd grade
Science
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Try this concrete, hands-on organization system and you can count on more efficient, less stressful evenings this school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Water Magnifier!
Make a Water Magnifier!
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Make a Water Magnifier!
Here's an interesting activity that will enable your child to make his own magnifier out of a drop of water
3rd grade
Science
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Find the Math Fact Family
Find the Math Fact Family
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Find the Math Fact Family
Practice of math facts is usually limited to drill sheets and flashcards. But kids are more likely to tune in to math facts if practice is presented as a game!
3rd grade
Math
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Knock Off Numbers for Mental Math Practice!
Knock Off Numbers for Mental Math Practice!
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Knock Off Numbers for Mental Math Practice!
This activity is a great starting point for practicing mental math because it is quick, easy and involves only simple addition facts.
3rd grade
Math
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Math Solitaire for Two
Math Solitaire for Two
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Math Solitaire for Two
Engage your third-grader in this version of the classic game and she will get lots of practice using mental math to solve addition and subtraction problems.
3rd grade
Math
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Mad Libs!
Here's a fun holiday activity that will have you and your child singing, laughing, and using a thesaurus!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Leprechaun Chase
Leprechaun Chase
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Leprechaun Chase
This St. Patrick's day, stretch your third grader's social studies and math skills with this fun, cooperative learning game.
3rd grade
Math
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Easter Deviled Eggs
Easter Deviled Eggs
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Easter Deviled Eggs
Use up your leftover hardboiled Easter eggs with our healthy, gourmet variations on an old classic: deviled eggs
3rd grade
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Haggadah for Kids
Haggadah for Kids
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Haggadah for Kids
This Haggadah scroll activity is great for getting kids to practice handwriting, but it will also get them thinking about the meaning behind Passover.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
When it comes to helping your third grader manage a school backpack, small steps now bring big payoffs later.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Grow Salt Crystals!
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Crystals are a very special structure. In this third grade activity, your child will learn how to grow salt crystals.
3rd grade
Science
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DIY Easter Decorations
DIY Easter Decorations
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DIY Easter Decorations
Have your kid create DIY abstract art Easter decorations worthy of a spot at the Smithsonian!
3rd grade
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Construct an Edible Holiday Train
Construct an Edible Holiday Train
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Construct an Edible Holiday Train
A twist on the gingerbread house, this train is made with graham crackers, icing, and candy decorations. A great 2nd-3rd grade holiday arts and crafts activity.
3rd grade
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Halloween Muffins
Halloween Muffins
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Halloween Muffins
Take the pain out of parts by disguising your third grader's fraction lessons as baking with these pumpkin breakfast muffins complete with ghostly marshmallows!
3rd grade
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Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
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Make a Balloon Stick to the Wall Like "Magic"
Try the classic balloon-on-the-wall trick with your kid and watch static electricity in action.
3rd grade
Science
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Egyptian Sarcophagus
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Postcard Map
Postcard Map
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Postcard Map
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
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Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
Many kids find themselves especially challenged by writing in third grade. Here's how you can help, using a technique called "storyboarding."
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.