8 Awesome Activities for Young Readers and Writers
Try some of these activities to get your third grader excited about reading and writing.Download all (7)
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Step Inside the Story!
Let your child step into the main character's shoes as they keep track of the setting, events, and names of characters in the story by keeping a journal.View Full Activity
Personal Tall Tales
Turn a real-life hero into a folklore hero. Your child can write a tall tale that makes a Davy Crockett or John Henry out of someone they personally know.View Full Activity
The Zoo Stories: Imagining Animals at Night
Here's a fun writing activity that will turn a Saturday trip to the local zoo into an all-out creativity bonanza.View Full Activity
Add some artsy fun to your child's next reading adventure by letting them draw the characters.View Full Activity
Make a Dr. Seuss Story Box!
In the spirit of Seuss and all things creative and silly, celebrate reading and all that it has to offer with this fun and interactive story box.View Full Activity
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.View Full Activity
Play 'I Caught You!' An Early Reading Game
Work on reading fluency with your child. This fun game will even engage her concentration skills without her knowing.View Full Activity