Vocabulary and Grammar Games
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Use your powers of observation to find the hidden objects in these games and riddles.
Use different parts of speech to fill in the blanks in these funny stories.
In Verb Viper, you choose the verb tense for each noun that is shown. If the verb and the subject match, you feed the verb to the viper.
In Coconut Vowels, coconuts with words fall to the beach. It's up to you to match the missing letters to the correct word before the coconuts hit the beach.
In Word Invasion, jellyfish with words drift toward the octopus at the bottom. Zap the correct word type before the jellyfish land.
Word Frog is a game to help you practice antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms. Use the frog's tongue to snatch up the matching fly.
Go Fishing for Grammar! Remember the classic card game, Go Fish? Here's a fun twist on it that will help your third grader learn her grammar terms in a fun way! She'll learn to recognize the different parts of grammar and speech in a fun game that can be played at home or school!
Writing: Grammar | Reading: Vocabulary | Third GradeMake Truly Seuss-worthy Green Eggs and Ham! Try this delicious and nutritious recipe for Green Eggs and Ham, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic story of Sam I Am.
Reading: Vocabulary | Recipes: Mains | Third GradeMake a Book Square! If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square. It's a fun way to highlight important story details and put them in a logical order. She can even use the Book Square as a bookmark, and add information to it as she reads!
Reading: Comprehension | Third GradeMake Clay Idioms a "Piece of Cake"! Idioms, words or phrases that have figurative meanings different from their literal ones, can be found everywhere from the books we read to our everyday conversations. Idioms are also inspiration for this fun, hands-on activity!
Reading: Vocabulary | Arts and Crafts: Construction & Sculpture | Third GradeCreate a Venn Diagram Creature! Venn diagrams provide a perfect starting point for your child to brainstorm ways that two ideas or objects are similar or different. Introduce your child to this technique by helping her create a Venn diagram fantasy creature!
Reading: Vocabulary | Arts and Crafts: Painting & Drawing | Math: Probability & Data | Third GradeTake the Boredom Out of the Back Seat! Thinking about taking a road trip? Here are some simple ways to pass the time that you and your child can do together.
Math: Addition | Reading: Vocabulary | Third Grade | GamesDraw Horrible Homophones Work on homophones and spelling with this imaginative activity where your child can doodle or draw some silly things all in the name of learning!
Reading: Vocabulary | Writing: Spelling | Arts and Crafts: Painting & Drawing | Third GradeStep Inside the Story! Help your young reader remember the important details from the last book he read. Let your child step into the man character's shoes as he keeps track of the setting, events, and names of characters in the story by keeping a journal. The next book report will be a breeze!
Writing: Composition | Reading: Comprehension | Third GradePlay The Paper and Pencil Travel Game! Looking for an on-the-go game that can be played anywhere, anytime? Put down the hangman and tic-tac-toe--here's a new one for the family! A great travel game, waiting game, or anytime-you-feel-like-it game.
Reading: Vocabulary | Writing: Handwriting | Third Grade | GamesRace for Spelling Patterns! In this high energy, interactive game, third graders are challenged to a race involving spelling patterns in words. This is one race your child will want to run again and again! And it will do wonders for her reading fluency.
Reading: Fluency | Writing: Spelling | Third Grade