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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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Multiplication Tables Game
Multiplication Tables Game
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Multiplication Tables Game
Practice multiplication facts and geography at the same time in this fun third grade math card game.
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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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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
When it comes to helping your third grader manage a school backpack, small steps now bring big payoffs later.
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Haggadah for Kids
Haggadah for Kids
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Haggadah for Kids
This Haggadah scroll activity is great for getting kids to practice handwriting, but it will also get them thinking about the meaning behind Passover.
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Egyptian Sarcophagus
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
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Postcard Map
Postcard Map
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Postcard Map
Help your child learn about the world through this 3rd-4th grade geography activity: start a postcard collection and mark where they came from on a world map.
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Chinese New Year Dragon Art
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Teach your child about Chinese New Year by creating a dragon float inspired by the brilliant traditional ones seen in Chinese new year parades.
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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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Morse Code Messaging
Morse Code Messaging
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Morse Code Messaging
Teach your child Morse code, and a little bit of history that she'll pick up in a flash!
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Make an Oil Lantern
Make an Oil Lantern
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Make an Oil Lantern
Celebrate Hanukkah the old-fashioned way with an oil lantern. This craft is a perfect opportunity to teach your child the history of this special holiday.
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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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Write to a Soldier
Write to a Soldier
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Write to a Soldier
Write to a deployed soldier to help your child practice reading, writing, and get a better understanding of what it means to serve our country.
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
On Martin Luther King Day, help your third grader create an original "scratch art" card to thank a person who has made a difference in his life.
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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.