Third Grade Resources

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Understanding Absorption
Understanding Absorption
Science Project
Understanding Absorption
Understanding absorption means understanding why certain fibers and materials can absorb water! Kids will see absorption in action in this simple project.
3rd grade
Science
Science Project
Silverware Holder
Silverware Holder
Activity
Silverware Holder
Make a reusable picnic pouch with your child this summer to celebrate the Fourth of July in an eco-friendly way.
3rd grade
Activity
Coin Riddles: What's in Your Wallet?
Coin Riddles: What's in Your Wallet?
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Coin Riddles: What's in Your Wallet?
Here's a math activity that uses coin riddles to help your third-grader improve his coin-counting and logical thinking skills.
3rd grade
Math
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Dollar Games: Race to $1.00
Dollar Games: Race to $1.00
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Dollar Games: Race to $1.00
Help your child improve his coin counting skills in these two math games that have him race to reach $1.00.
3rd grade
Math
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DIY Star Garlands
DIY Star Garlands
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DIY Star Garlands
These DIY star garlands will add the perfect patriotic touch to your home this 4th of July!
3rd grade
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DIY Party Ideas- Drink Umbrellas
DIY Party Ideas- Drink Umbrellas
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DIY Party Ideas- Drink Umbrellas
These festive red and blue drink umbrellas are the perfect DIY party idea. While you're making them you can even sneak in a little compass practice.
3rd grade
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4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
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4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
Indulge in an American classic with a twist and seize the opportunity to cook with your child, helping her build those math and social studies skills.
3rd grade
Activity
Red and White Bean Salad
Red and White Bean Salad
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Red and White Bean Salad
Make a healthy, no-cook salad with some help from your third grade chef - and practice math and measurement while you're at it!
3rd grade
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Make a Friendship Bracelet
Make a Friendship Bracelet
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Make a Friendship Bracelet
Make a friendship bracelet with your child this Mother's Day or the next time she is looking for a fun project to do!
3rd grade
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Create a Family How-to Guide
Create a Family How-to Guide
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Create a Family How-to Guide
Help your third grader practice his writing skills and learn to operate household appliances like the washing machine or DVR with this Family How-to guide!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Make a Sit-Upon
How to Make a Sit-Upon
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How to Make a Sit-Upon
Want to reuse materials that would otherwise get tossed in the trash? Show your third grader how to get crafty with old newspaper and fabric.
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Create a Constellation
Create a Constellation
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Create a Constellation
Looking for an enjoyable evening activity you can do with your kids? Study the stars: help them learn about constellations by making one of their own.
3rd grade
Science
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Your third grader will delight in learning about sound waves as he observes the different sounds created by tapping on glasses with varying amounts of water.
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Invite your third grader to do taste test science to observe how a strawberry tastes when it is paired with various condiments. The results may be surprising!
3rd grade
Science
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Paint with Tissue Paper
Paint with Tissue Paper
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Paint with Tissue Paper
This tissue paper painting activity has been developed especially with special needs children in mind, but is an enjoyable craft for just about anyone.
3rd grade
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Ball in a Cup Game
Ball in a Cup Game
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Ball in a Cup Game
Help your third grader make the Scoop 'N Catch--a great choice for a fun and inexpensive afternoon.
3rd grade
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!
Recreate the fantastic phenomena of solar eclipses with your child using just a flashlight, a quarter, and her very own face!
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Activity
Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Homemade Crocodile Costume
Homemade Crocodile Costume
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Homemade Crocodile Costume
Your third grader will love both recreating and dressing up as his favorite reptile with this frightening crocodile jaw costume!
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DIY Arcade Game
DIY Arcade Game
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DIY Arcade Game
Your third grader will strengthen her hand-eye coordination as she creates and plays her very own take-anywhere pinball game!
3rd grade
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Create Crazy Three-Part Creatures
Create Crazy Three-Part Creatures
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Create Crazy Three-Part Creatures
Banish your third grader's rainy day boredom by guiding his play group through a collaborative art project that leads up to the unveiling of a crazy creature!
3rd grade
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Make Your Own Olympic Rings
Make Your Own Olympic Rings
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Make Your Own Olympic Rings
Show your third grader how to craft his own version of the symbolic Olympic rings using some easy-to-find art supplies!
3rd grade
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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.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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.
3rd grade
Social studies
Activity

Third Grade Resources

Looking for third grade help? These third grade resources offer multiple ways to support learners, from lesson plans to activities to worksheets. We also offer interactive games that work times tables. For those teaching third grade, you may want to check out our collection of exercises. Those working with older learners should browse our fourth grade resources.

Resources to Guide Third-graders to the Next Level

Third grade marks the center of elementary education. New adult teeth have replaced the baby ones that were there just the year before. With bigger teeth come bigger challenges as school starts gets more serious. The resource library is stocked with popular skills-based games, comprehensive workbooks, and easy-to-follow lesson plans that will help third-graders rise to the occasion.

Hundreds of highly-rated worksheets created by expert educators are available for download in the library. The activities run the gamut of the third-grade curriculum with lessons on fractions, multiplication and division, word problems to test comprehension and figurative language practice.

Guided lesson plans with suggested time instructions help parents and teachers effectively execute comprehensive exercises. Subjects range from root word prefixes to the difference between facts and opinions. The alluring activities have practical, real-world purposes that third-graders can take beyond the study desk.

In addition to classic worksheet and lesson plan methods, the Learning Library’s entertaining online games, hands-on activities, and interesting science projects add a layer of engagement to education that helps growing brains absorb and retain new information.