9 Family-Friendly Activities

Try these great projects for your third grader and get your whole family involved!

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Subtraction Action: Get Your Family Involved!

Most parents probably wouldn't mind subtracting 8-9 years off their age. Here's a fun third grade subtraction activity that may do just that.
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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!
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Household Energy Consumption

Challenge your third-grader to sharpen her new math skills--and maybe do the planet a favor, too.
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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.
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Create a Family Graph!

Create a graph based on the interests of family member's to see who has what in common. Your child will practice her math skills and get to know the family!
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Write a Pet Sitter Guide

Give your third grader's reading and writing skills a stretch: have her create a Care Manual for your pet the next time your family goes away.
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Make a Family 'Thankful Box'

This holiday season, help your third grader celebrate gifts--so often both cost-free and priceless--that the family has shared this year.
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Make an ID Card for your Pet!

People have identification cards, why not pets? Make an ID card for your family pet, a fun activity that also gives your child some writing practice.
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Challenge Your Family to Olympics at Home

Your family will have a blast getting into the sporty spirit with these Olympics-themed contests. Here's how to get started:
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