Third Grade Social Studies Activities

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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
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"I Love You" Book
"I Love You" Book
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"I Love You" Book
An "I Love You" book is a perfect gift for a very special friend on Valentine's Day. Our "I Love You" book shares the love in eight different languages.
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Koi Windsock
Koi Windsock
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Koi Windsock
In this activity, kids learn a little about Japanese culture by making their own windsock in the shape of a koi fish.
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Korean Pancakes
Korean Pancakes
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Korean Pancakes
Make Korean vegetable pancakes with your child! This dish is delicious way to get your child cooking as you introduce her to recipes from different cultures.
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Celebrate Mexican heritage and inspire creativity in your budding artist with this unique arts and crafts activity.
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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Your child will create their very own traditional Indian Toran wall hanging using construction paper, yarn and paint.
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Make an Aztec Sundial
Make an Aztec Sundial
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Make an Aztec Sundial
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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Star Collage
Star Collage
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Star Collage
Learners can hone their cutting skills while making this patriotically festive star collage!
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African Shield
African Shield
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African Shield
Make an initiation shield like the ones from the Kikuyu tribe in Africa for an art project.
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Native American Pictographs
Native American Pictographs
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Native American Pictographs
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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Tzedakah Box
Tzedakah Box
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Tzedakah Box
Make a Tzedakah box with your child to collect money for his favorite charity. This Jewish Tredakah box is a great way to teach your child about giving.
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How to Make Table Mats
How to Make Table Mats
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How to Make Table Mats
Learn an ancient craft with this introduction to weaving. A great tie-in for kids learning about ancient cultures.
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Take a stab at 18th century American cooking with your kids by following this tasty recipe from one of the first colonial cookbooks.
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Prediction Game
Prediction Game
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Prediction Game
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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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Learn more about the fascinating folk art of Pennsylvania Dutch hex signs with this easy craft.
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Kachina Doll
Kachina Doll
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Kachina Doll
Your child can get a little closer to Native American history and culture by creating her own kachina doll.
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Walking the World
Walking the World
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Walking the World
Has your child ever told you he wants to travel the world and meet new people? Why not keep track of his future travel plans with some fun footprint art.
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DIY Zen Garden
DIY Zen Garden
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DIY Zen Garden
Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
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Passover Pictures
Passover Pictures
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Passover Pictures
Encourage your child to memorize the items on the Seder plate and what they symbolize with this artsy activity.
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Yuan Xiao Jie
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Bring a bit of the fun of Yuan Xiao Jie to your home with this lantern activity. Happy New Year!
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Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
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Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
Welcome the holiday season by making your own paper lantern. Learn about traditional light festivals from the United States with this fun, easy activity.
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What's in a Doctor's Bag?
What's in a Doctor's Bag?
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What's in a Doctor's Bag?
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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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Help your child create her own version of a Moroccan lantern to give her room an Arabian nights feel!
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Third Grade Social Studies Activities

History and world cultures come to life with these engaging third grade social studies projects. Young learners will get a taste for world travel with activities such as creating a postcard map, recreating cultural crafts, or making and tasting multicultural cuisines. Or let them walk in the shoes of American pioneers, Civil Rights leaders, and other historical figures with memorable crafts and creative writing projects.