Third Grade Nature Activities

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Backyard Archeology
Backyard Archeology
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Backyard Archeology
This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
3rd grade
Science
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Andrew Goldsworthy Art
Andrew Goldsworthy Art
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Andrew Goldsworthy Art
Your child can use leaves and grass to create his own outdoor art in celebration of Earth Day...all he needs are is the great outdoors and some creativity!
3rd grade
Science
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Pressed Flower Cards
Pressed Flower Cards
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Pressed Flower Cards
If your mom likes flowers, make her a sweet gift that she'll treasure with this fun craft, a pretty Pressed Flowers Card!
3rd grade
Science
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Is your child a young ornithologist in the making?
3rd grade
Science
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Brush Pile
Brush Pile
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Brush Pile
Create a brush pile to help wintering wildlife stay warm and cozy through the winter.
3rd grade
Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
Explore Christmas Tree Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
3rd grade
Science
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Encourage a group of third graders to play this fun game of Whistle Hide-and-Seek as a warm-up to get them prepared for finding a "lost" camper.
3rd grade
Science
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Helicopter Seeds
Helicopter Seeds
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Helicopter Seeds
Take to the air with science by experimenting with helicopter seeds right in your own backyard!
3rd grade
Science
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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
3rd grade
Science
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Easter Egg Designs
Easter Egg Designs
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Easter Egg Designs
Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
3rd grade
Science
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Orange Bird Feeder
Orange Bird Feeder
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Orange Bird Feeder
Got a birdwatcher on your hands? Bring the birds to your backyard by making a zany bird feeder using an orange and some string.
3rd grade
Science
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Watering Can Craft
Watering Can Craft
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Watering Can Craft
This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
3rd grade
Science
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
3rd grade
Science
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Spring Party Ideas
Spring Party Ideas
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Spring Party Ideas
What better way to celebrate spring than with a fabulous flower party? Pack the day with fun flower activities and treats for a truly springalicious event!
3rd grade
Science
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DIY Bird Nest
DIY Bird Nest
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DIY Bird Nest
Encourage local wildlife to settle down in your backyard with this adorable bird nest craft.
3rd grade
Science
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
3rd grade
Science
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Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
3rd grade
Science
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Temporary Art
Temporary Art
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Temporary Art
Who needs paint, glitter, or crayons when you have natural art supplies right outside your front door?
3rd grade
Science
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Clay Landscape
Clay Landscape
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Clay Landscape
This clay "painting" activity encourages and supports creative development and critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do Plants Breathe?
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your child with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
3rd grade
Science
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